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leon787
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Registered: ‎12-05-2012
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Should I get the Lenovo Y700 15' a good gaming laptop?

My PC technician broke my old Y570 (5 years+) while he was trying to fix the heat issue last week ugh, well I was thinking of getting a new one anyways and hope Lenovo improved their thermal cooling over the past years.

 

I heard many throttling and heat issues with the Lenovo Y700 15', but I'm afraid if I should buy it or not. I need real input from consumers, not their representatives. 

 

If I buy it, my friend want to trade his Y700 15' (i7-6700hq, 4GB 960m, and 256GB SSD) for a my Y700 15' (i5-6300hq, 2GB 960m, and 1TB HDD+128GB SSD). Both are non-touch, he bought his a while back (I think his specs were discontinued).

 

I don't know if he has heating issues, but he doesn't play games much. I guess he just want the i5-6300hq because it produces less heat. I play games for hours and expect no CPU or GPU throttling due to heat which I heard from this laptop.

 

So If anyone is a long term consumer of this laptop, do you recommend it for extended periods of gaming? Smiley Happy

 

(Especially heat issues, I can hold back the trade and use the i5-6300hq model if heat is a problem) 

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