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Lenovo Y700 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB Hybrid-HDD

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4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB Feb 2016
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Built for hardcore gamers, the Lenovo Ideacentre Y700 is powered by the latest Intel Core i Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics. So go ahead and crank up every setting to the max -... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo Y700 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo desktop computers and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of comparable spec computers that have been on the market for the last year is 3.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Y700.

If this desktop computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the HP 440 (3.5GHz).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of latest comparable spec personal computers is 32GB, the biggest is 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other computers that have been around for the last year. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Y700 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many recently released medium processor core personal computers.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of latest medium processor core personal computers range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Y700.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of personal computers that are a comparable age to the Y700 is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz. The Lenovo Y700 has a fairly fast memory clock speed (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Y700.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of the Lenovo Y700 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst recently released similar spec PCs. The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Y700 is 8GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 810GB.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Lenovo Y700 is a eight processor thread personal computer.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as the Y700 is 2MB, the biggest is 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.7MB. At 8 megabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other recently released personal computers.

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Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Lenovo Y700 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Y700. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this Lenovo desktop computer.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The Lenovo Y700 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most latest medium processor core personal computers. Most latest medium processor core personal computers have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output amongst all desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

Amongst comparable types of personal computer the worst audio output is 5.1.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Lenovo Y700 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Y700.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Lenovo Y700 is more than most latest personal computers. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on desktop computers that were launched in the last year.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y700 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other latest comparable spec computers. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of newly released medium processor core personal computers is 0.5GB, the biggest is 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 260GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has one of the slower memory clock speeds supported by processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,800MHz.

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Only One PS/2 Port

The Lenovo Y700 is a one PS/2 port desktop computer.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 15 kilograms, the Lenovo Y700 is very heavy compared to most of the other latest personal computers. The lightest recently released PC is 38g heavy, the heaviest is 16kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg.

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Very Tall

Across all the latest comparable spec personal computers the heights range from 10mm to 560mm, and the average height is 280mm. When compared to other recently released medium processor core personal computers that we have checked, the height of the Lenovo Y700 of 478.9 millimeters is one of the tallest.

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Very Deep

The depths of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year range from 33mm to 600mm. When compared to other latest PCs that we have assessed the depth of, the Lenovo Y700's depth of 503.5 millimeters is one of the deepest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y700

Released Eleven Months Ago

This Lenovo desktop computer was released eleven months ago.

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is Hybrid-HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on latest medium processor core personal computers. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Expert Reviews

(21)
26 January 2016

The Lenovo Ideapad Y700 is a great choice for someone who wants to play games on a 17-inch laptop. It's big and heavy, but gamers expect that from a laptop with these specifications. The NVIDIA...

20 January 2016

In spite of some truly underwhelming peripherals, the Lenovo Y700 34-ISH offers decent hardware at an affordable price. Even if it can't run the latest and greatest titles with stunning 4K...

19 January 2016

The 15.6-inch version of the Y700 is a winning gaming laptop at a moderate price, with a solid build, just enough pep for 1080p play, and very good battery life. Read More?...

Computershopper.com

Beautiful IPS display
Solid gaming performance
Nicesounding JBL speakers
Aggressivelooking design
Quiet fans
Lackluster keyboard feel
Cumbersome touch pad
Merely average port selection
The 1080p IPS colors aren't great and possibly there is PWM mechanismflickering (according to other's tests)
No Thunderbolt 3
15 January 2016

Well, the Y700 AMD version can't match current competition in terms of DX11 gaming performance. The GTX 960M + Intel CPU combination is way more powerful for DX11 than this AMD system. The laptop...

1 January 2016

"Budget" and "gaming laptop" are rarely said in the same sentence. Lenovo is one of the few companies to offer a relatively affordable true powerhouse gaming laptop in this price range. Some call... Read more…

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 21 January 2016 by KentH
KentH would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 17 Series (Verified Purchase)

Wanted a replacement PC that would last me for many years. It seems fast and has a nice large display. However, b/c of the large display and its capabilities, it's a little heavy -- but that isn't... Read more…

Reviewed 17 January 2016 by Robert N.
(Verified Purchase)

I never expected a gaming PC from Lenovo, but here we are. I was initially looking to build my own PC from scratch, but as I starting pricing things out and trying to figure out what CPU would go... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Bobby M.

This gaming PC has a nice large and heavy case. The hybrids hard drive combined with an SSD make files load quickly. The graphics card is awesome for running most mainstream games on high... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by Charlotte

I purchased the Ideapad Y700 laptop through Lenovo at the beginning of this month for my daughters 18th birthday at the end of this month. It arrived on 11/20. Upon opening it and beginning the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers y70034, y70034i, y70034is, y70034ish, lenovo w10, lenovo w10h, lenovo y70034, lenovo y70034i, lenovo 90df0088, lenovo y70034is, lenovo y70034ish, lenovo 90df0088m, lenovo 90df0088mb
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