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Lenovo Y70-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB May 2015
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The new Y70 laptop is here, and it's one of Lenovo's top gaming laptops! Mind-blowing visuals, incredible JBL sound and uncompromising performance bring your entertainment and games to life. And... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo gaming laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Y70-70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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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 have been on the market for more than a year.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touchscreen. Most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago 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 most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. This notebook PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of a comparable type and age to the Y70-70.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y70-70. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y70-70 range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 8.5GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Lenovo Y70-70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the Asus G751J which also has a higher rating.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a four number of battery cells portable PC.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Y70-70 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,600 RPM. The Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 1MP to 2.1MP. The Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 1 megapixel) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year have processor frequencys of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.6GHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the Lenovo Y70-70's processor frequency of only 2.2 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Razer Blade.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70 is 3.5GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz. At only 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 17.3" notebook PCs and we think the Asus GL771JW which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Average Weight

At 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70.

We compared all the other 3.4kg heavy laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
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 Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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)
Idle States
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 80du0055lm, lenovo i74710, lenovo i74720, lenovo 80du00, lenovo 80du00c, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo i74710h, lenovo i74710hq, lenovo 80du00cj, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo 80du00cju, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00cjuk, lenovo 80du00kbuk
Barcodes 00889955196415

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