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Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its gaming laptops compared to other brands.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Y70-70 Touch has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70-70 Touch which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Y70-70 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Y70-70 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70 Touch.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The Y70-70 Touch has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y70-70 Touch.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
We compared all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media to this laptop and we think the X3 Plus (£1,629.54), and the X3 Plus (£1,629.54) both from AORUS which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Y70-70 Touch has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y70-70 Touch which do not have a touch sensitive screen.
It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Y50 (£1,081.73).
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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
When compared to other gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the Lenovo Y70-70 Touch's total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The total storage capacity of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y70-70 Touch range from 250GB to 2.3TB.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y70-70 Touch have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Y70-70 Touch which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only Four Battery Cells
The Y70-70 Touch is a four battery cell count notebook PC.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Y70-70 Touch has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most notebook PCs of this type and age have an 802.11n WiFi standard.
This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70 Touch.
The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop is 802.11n.
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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Lenovo Y70-70 Touch is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
The Lenovo Y70-70 Touch has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70 Touch the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.
8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70 Touch
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Y70-70 Touch has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y70-70 Touch.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Y70-70 Touch has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the Y70-70 Touch has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Y70-70 Touch.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the Y70-70 Touch has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Y70-70 Touch.
Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Medion Erazer X6825 (3.5kg) which is also higher rated.
Average Battery Life
At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 Touch has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
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