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Lenovo Y70-70 Touch 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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6 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Y70-70 Touch is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Average Weight

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.

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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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Specification

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Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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Expert Reviews

(27)
12 October 2015

The Lenovo Y70 Touch is a big and bold gaming laptop with decent performance, but it's running old hardware...

Wydajny procesor i karta graficzna, cienka linia i wietny wygld, dobry obraz i dwik, dobra kultura pracy
Podatno obudowy na zabrudzenia
21 July 2015

IntroductionSince the release of Windows 8 with touch functionality, Lenovo has been expanding in many different directions and navigating away from traditional laptop designs and features. The...

Exceptional audio quality with balanced sound
Accurate colours on a full high definition display with IPS
Solid graphics performance provides for a pleasant gaming andor video viewing experience
Unique design and build
Red backlighting on the keyboar
Standard configuration could use a Solid State hard drive as opposed to a mechanical one
Battery life is quite bad
A few extra USB ports would increase functionality and versatility
Touchpad can be overly sensitive
Slow hard drive
29 March 2015

The Lenovo Y70 Touch comes in four different variants, with the cheapest option being $999 and the most expensive option costing $1,399.00. Each option has a different CPU spec and GPU spec. This...

9 March 2015

Lenovo has been an exceptional name in the laptop universe for quite some time. People have grown to expect a certain quality from the brand, and the new Y70 gaming laptop surely lives up to the... Read more…

17 January 2015

The Y70 is Lenovo's most recent addition to its multimedia-centric IdeaPad line. This is the largest IdeaPad sold, featuring a 17.3? touch display. We found a great deal to like about the Y70... Read more…

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Isaisa
Isaisa would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series

First of all, sorry for my English. This laptop is really amazing, despite is somehow heavy (7.48) and may cause troubles to carry due to its size. Offers good performance over other ones in the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by William
William would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series

The Lenovo Y70 is superb ESPECIALLY for its asking price. I originally brought this laptop for College (Computer Science Major so that means I love to program and game). This Laptop does all of... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Terry13
Terry13 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

In the past, our family has purchased lower end/lower priced laptops. They have always been slower and have always been looked upon as throw away machines. This time, we decided to upgrade to a... Read more…

Reviewed 13 November 2015 by Nightfly

From initial setup there was noticeable screen flicker. Then it went away, then it came back. It was intermittent during the first couple weeks, and I spent hours online researching the problem.... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by 3Dcreative
3Dcreative would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

I do a lot of 3D (Pixar-like) character animations and animated videos. This machine does a decent job of handling the "stress" of having multiple graphic, video and 3D animation programs going at... Read more…

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