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Lenovo Y700 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB Hybrid-HDD

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4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB Feb 2016
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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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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that were released in the last 12 months.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Lenovo Y700 supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version supported by most latest similar spec computers.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all computers that came out in the last 12 months.

The worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of personal computer is 11.2/12.

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

The Lenovo Y700 is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity computer. Most of the other recently released comparable spec desktop computers have between two and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Y700 range from 8GB to 1.6TB. The Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (64 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other computers that came out in the last 12 months. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of recently released medium processor cores computers is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Y700 has a fairly fast processor frequency (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other new comparable spec PCs. The processor frequencys of personal computers that are a similar age to the Y700 range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Y700 is 120GB and the biggest is 3TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Y700 have internal memorys of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst personal computers of this age.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor cores computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all personal computers produced by Lenovo.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y700 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Y700. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Y700 the processor boost frequencys range from 2.2GHz to 4.2GHz.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on new medium processor cores computers.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year range from 8GB to 2TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 750GB. When compared to other new personal computers that we have assessed the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of, the Lenovo Y700's hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Lenovo Y700 is a eight processor threads desktop computer.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo Y700 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year is 2MB, the biggest is 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channels

The Lenovo Y700 has a better audio output than most comparable spec PCs that were launched in the last 12 months. This Lenovo computer has a 7.1 audio output channels, whereas most computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 5.1 audio output channels.

A 7.1 audio output channels is actually the best audio output amongst all medium processor cores computers that were released in the last year.

Amongst similar types of personal computer the worst audio output is 5.1.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Lenovo Y700 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Y700 is a four USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Y700 have between two and seven USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Lenovo Y700 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it. This Lenovo desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on personal computers that are a similar age to the Y700.

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3 Reasons Against

Only Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Lenovo Y700 is more than most latest comparable spec computers. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Y700. The compatible memory cardss "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Only One PS/2 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec desktop computers that were launched in the last 12 months have one PS/2 ports quantity, including the Lenovo Y700 which has one PS/2 ports quantity.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Y700, the weight of the Lenovo Y700 of 15 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of personal computers that are a comparable age to the Y700 range from 350g to 15kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y700

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when Lenovo released the Y700.

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is Hybrid-HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on similar spec computers that have been available for the last year. 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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Specification

Processor
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Number of Storage 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 Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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 Maximum Resolution
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
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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 HD Graphics
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® Built-In Visuals Technology
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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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, lenovo w10, lenovo w10h, lenovo y70034, lenovo y70034i, lenovo 90df0088, lenovo y70034is, lenovo y70034ish, lenovo 90df0088m, lenovo 90df0088mb
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