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Lenovo Y70-70

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

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Dec 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good for Gaming

One customer wrote that this laptop was good for gaming. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “The Lenovo Y70 Touch is a big and bold gaming laptop with decent performance.” in their review of this laptop.

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y70-70 do not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at include the G75VX-CV088H, or the G751JT both from Asus or the Lenovo Y50-70 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y70-70, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Asus G75VX-CV088H, the MSI GS70 2QE, and the Lenovo Y50 UHD which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 do not have a touchscreen.

Other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to look at include the Y50 UHD, the Y50, or the Y70-70 all from Lenovo which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This portable PC received an expert rating of 60% from Expert Reviews. Portable PC experts don't rate this notebook PC very highly.

Poor Design

One customer said in their reviews that this laptop was not a good design. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote two years ago “The lid has a brushed metal design that isn’t completely flat; instead it has a slight angularity to it, alongside Lenovo branding”.

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y70-70 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y70-70 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 have between four and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 22GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 17.3" notebook PCs and we think the G75VX-CV088H, and the G751JT both from Asus or the MSI GT70 0NE which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70-70.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 16GB internal memory laptops and we think the Lenovo Y50, the MSI GS70, and the Asus G750JS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus G751JY (24GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Y50, the Asus G751JY, and the MSI GE60 2PC which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the GE62 (2.6GHz), the GE60 (2.6GHz), or the GS60 2QD (2.6GHz) all from MSI which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Average Weight

At 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life (max)

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

We compared all the other 5h battery life portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Y50-70, the Y50-70, and the Y50 UHD all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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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
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Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80du00, lenovo i74710, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74710h, lenovo 80du00d, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo 80du00ds, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo i74710hq, lenovo 80du00dsu, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00dsus, lenovo 80du00kbuk

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