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Lenovo G50 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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15.6" HD Widescreen Display This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution.Epic Sound and Vision Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The Lenovo G50 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G50.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z510 (2.5GHz).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50 range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Lenovo G50 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G50 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G50 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50 is 14GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The Lenovo G50 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Short Battery Life

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h. At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba A50 (4.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that are a similar age to 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G50 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The Lenovo G50 is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50 (2.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo G50-70 (2.5kg).

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year, the Lenovo G50's front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The lowest front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50 is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G50.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 March 2015 by Scott C.

The BIOS and boot options are accessed by booting from a power button hidden next to the power port; there is no keyboard code for entering the BIOS. The wired LAN port has an attached flap - this... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2015 by Debbie C.
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Inanc A.
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Replaced the HDD with an SSD. First, installed the Windows 8.1 OS from scratch with the UEFI support option; went smoothly. Then, installed the OS from scratch with the legacy support option; also... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2015 by Corey A.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for work. I am a graduate student and mostly use the computer for Microsoft office and image analysis on ImageJ. The processor is snappy, it boots quickly, and has no issue... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by Anonymous
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Newegg rules. -Shipped at lightening speed (i had it in my home in less than 48 hours) -Packed well/safely -This price is unreal. For what I received, I can't believe I only paid $450. Newegg... Read more…

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