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

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Feb 2015
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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo gaming laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y70-70.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo Y70-70 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of this age and type. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC 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, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y70-70.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of portable PC is 802.11a.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y70-70 the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 2.3TB. The Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Y70-70.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between four and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y70-70 range from 1.7GHz to 3GHz. The Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC 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 of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty average weight (3.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
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
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 OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
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® Quick Sync Video 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
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)
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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

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Product Identifiers

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