Lenovo built a ludicrously heavy, 17-inch, touchscreen gaming laptop

Gaming laptops have always been huge boat anchors with questionable design decisions and plenty of power underneath the hood. In recent years, however, companies like Alienware and Razer have attempted to put the gaming laptop on a bit of a diet, slimming things down and muting the design language a bit.

Lenovo, on the other hand, is taking things in a different direction. The company’s new Y70 Touch gaming laptop (the “Y” might as well stand for YOLO) weighs in at a whopping 7.5 pounds, and Lenovo claims that make it “thinner and lighter” than most laptops in its class. That indeed might be the case, because the Y70 Touch eschews the piddly 13- and 14-inch screens found on Alienware and Razer’s latest laptops. Instead, it packs a…

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