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Lenovo Y700 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 16GB 2.1TB HDD+SSD

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4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 16GB Oct 2015
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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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21 Reasons For

Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speeds supported by processor of 2,133 megahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly fast memory clock speeds supported by processor compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the Y700. The slowest memory clock speeds supported by processor of medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the Y700 is 800MHz, the fastest is 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,500MHz.

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

The Lenovo Y700 is a eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y700 only have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this age and spec is 5.3GB. The Lenovo Y700 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 64 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of personal computers that were released around the same time as the Y700 is 64GB.

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Fairly Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Y700 the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 30GB/s. With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of 34.1 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys (2,048 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Y700 range from 1GB to 8.2TB.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

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

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y700 is 920GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 1GB to 3TB. The Lenovo Y700 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y700 is 4GB, the biggest is 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 810GB. When compared to other medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Y700 that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the Lenovo Y700's total storage capacity of 2,120 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has one of the biggest internal memorys amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. The internal memorys of desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 2,133 megahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Y700 is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Eight USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y700 has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the Y700. This Lenovo personal computer is a eight USB 3.0 port computer compared to most of the computers that are a comparable age to the Y700 which only have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly High System Bus Rate

With a system bus rate of 8 Gigatransfers per second, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly high system bus rate compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Y700. The average system bus rate of computers of this spec and age is 6.2GT/s, and the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Y700 is a six USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 65,536 megabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Y700 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 790GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 75GB.

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Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cardss

The Lenovo Y700 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This Lenovo PC supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y700. The compatible memory cardss "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this computer.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The Lenovo Y700 has a 7.1 audio output channels which is better than the 5.1 audio output channels found on most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. The audio output of all medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for more than a year ranges from 5.1 to 8.1.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Lenovo Y700 has a greater number of placements than most personal computers of a similar age and type to it. This Lenovo personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Y700.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Lenovo Y700 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that are a similar age to it. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on medium processor cores personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 1,050 megahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Y700. Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as the Y700 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 500MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only One Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Y700 is a one graphics adapter DVI ports quantity PC. Most of the other similar spec computers that came out around the same time as the Y700 have one graphics adapter DVI ports quantity.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most commonly found storage media on computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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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Only One PS/2 Ports Quantity

Most computers of this type and age have one PS/2 ports quantity, including the Lenovo Y700 which has one PS/2 ports quantity.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

At only 120 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Y700 the solid-state drive capacitys range from 8GB to 520GB.

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Only DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y700 the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.5MB. With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other computers that were released around the same time as the Y700.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo Y700 is a four processor threads PC.

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Heavy

When compared to other medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as the Y700 that we have checked, the weight of the Lenovo Y700 of 15 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Y700 have weights of between 38g and 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo Y700

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Y700.

There are a number of alternative 3.2GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DELL PowerEdge T20[plb_2747980_price].

If this PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z240[plb_3195862_price] (3.3GHz).

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
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 (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

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Expert Reviews

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers y70034, y70034i, y70034is, y70034ish
Barcodes 00889800944734

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