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Lenovo E545

Lenovo E545 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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At 6 hours of battery life, the E545 will keep your business online even when plug-in power is not on tap. The award-winning ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys,... More
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.com the average expert rating of this Lenovo laptop is 77%.

Robust

A few Lenovo E545 reviewers said in their reviews that this laptop was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com said two years ago “Despite its solid build quality and smooth, soft-touch finish this 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop carries a very affordable price” in their review and scored it 70 out of 100. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 is a well-built desktop-replacement laptop that delivers solid entry-level performance for less than $500”.

Good Battery Life

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Pc Mag scored the product 70 out of 100 and said in their review of this laptop on PC Mag “Good system performance, gaming capable, easy to maintain, three US 3.0 interfaces, good keyboard, always quiet, decent battery life”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “Comes up with a good battery life” in their review of the Lenovo E545.

Good Product Quality

Some Lenovo E545 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo E545 was quiet.

Good for Gaming

One Lenovo E545 reviewer considered that the Lenovo E545 was good for gaming.

Nice Design

One Lenovo E545 owner who reviewed the Lenovo E545 considered that it was smooth.

Large Storage Capacity

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good storage.

Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E545 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Lenovo E545 reviewer who bought it thought it did not have good features.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E545 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E545 range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G50-45 (2GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo E545 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the E545 is 3.2GHz. The Lenovo E545 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.8 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the E545 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo E545 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E545

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo E545 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the E545.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E545 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E545 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the E545.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo E545 has a relatively typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E545.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo E545 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this many processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z50 ($469.51) (8GB), or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (8GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.2 hours, the Lenovo E545 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo E555 (6.3h).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo a8, lenovo a8s, lenovo a8se, lenovo a8ser, lenovo a8seri, lenovo a8serie, lenovo a8series
Barcodes 00088822845283, 00888228452807, 00888228513638, 00888228514062
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