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Lenovo Y70-70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo gaming laptops have good reviews as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the display diagonals range from 13" to 19". The Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Y70-70 have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz. When compared to other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Y70-70 that we have assessed, the Lenovo Y70-70's processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year do not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus G751J.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Y70-70 do not have a touchscreen.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Y70-70 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11a wi-Fi standards found on most gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that were released more than a year ago.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11a.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of this spec and age have between four and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Only Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

An Intel Core i5 processor family is actually the worst processor family amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y70-70.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is the best processor family across similar types of portable PC.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this type and age is 3MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 5.7MB. At only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between four and seven processor threadss, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has four processor threadss.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This gaming laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

If this gaming laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus G751JL (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y70-70.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y70-70.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus G771JM (12GB), or the MSI GE62 Apache (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
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Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
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Camera
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Front Camera
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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HDMI Ports Quantity
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power
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Security
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Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Hubster
Hubster would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

This laptop has the speed we need for work AND games, and has no problem running all of our programs for our construction business. We are very happy with Lenovo products...

The 4 doors allows me to only open that door. Love the see through door
Reviewed 19 June 2015 by Mydogsmom
Mydogsmom would recommend the Dell XPS 18 1820 All-in-One (Verified Purchase)

I'm no computer whiz...but in my limited experience I can say I can't imagine anything better...

Large Windows Tablet
Expensive for 18.4" screen

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00190151881051, 00888965242600, 00888965448651

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Four Processor Coress
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Four More Processor Threadss
Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
100MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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