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Lenovo G50-70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB May 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and Intel HD Gaphics, the G50 offers... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-70 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-70 is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70.

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Very Short Battery Life

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G50-70 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

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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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-70 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-70.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Heavy

The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Lenovo G50-70 is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G50-70.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-70 is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The Lenovo G50-70 has a quite small battery capacity (only 41 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-70 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-70.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-70.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
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 Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(2)
15 October 2015

Initial impressions after 24hrs ? great machine, I am really pleased with this laptop. I spent ages looking at laptops, trying to find a good replacement for my old Toshiba. I wanted a reasonably... Read more…

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Respectable keyboard
Attractively designed case
Long battery life
Good variety of connections overall
Easy maintenance
Highly reflective display
Resolution could be higher
Severe blue cast
Almost no gaming performance
Only a combined microphoneheadphone jack

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 6 December 2011 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Put this in two servers and it sped up rendering of X windows over ssh. It was exactly what I needed...

Cheap works
Fits into a PCI-E 1 slot, outputs video to the screen. Does what I needed it to do. Not to mention it comes with a low profile bracket
There are none since it was DOA, what else can I say I tried it on the machine I hoped to install it on and another just to be sure. No output whatsoever
The one thing I was going to enjoy was the passive heatsink which on a HTPC would have been awesome
It's comfortable on the ears
None if used for what it's designed for
None that I've encountered
DOA What a disappointment Now I am out about 20 bucks to return this piece of junk I should have walked away at sight of the blue screen reviews. I thought that a nVidia chip, PCB and a passive heatsi
USB adapter
DOA
Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Tim S.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm considering purchasing another one for home to replace an older PC we use for web surfing and Office apps...

We purchased two PCs; One was needed interface with our lighting hardware in church (where a noisy fan would be noticed), and another one to function as a check-in PC. Both units run quietly and effic
Our unit has 16 of these and they all work very well as of right now. Fast, dual display port outs on the motherboard, US 3 front headers and they are dead silent
Nice all-in-one system. I'm a fan of Asus and this was a nice system for a office needing a touchscreen
Excellent - blue tooth capable ( built in ) awesome addition
Everything was as it should be. Great performance, beautiful case. Runs most games at ultra settings 1080p) with no problems at all
Half of ours had BSOD issues straight from Dell
This is a true mid tower form factor so if space is a condern, maybe look at a micro form factor
290w power supply limits what you can do with any add ons after the fact and this PSUMobo is not a standard 20 or 24 pin power plug
The packaging foam is not very sturdy, ordered 2 of these and one of them was shattered from shipping
Packing could have been better. The box that contained the mouse was basically destroyed; however, the mouse itself was fine. Also, the screws in the back of the case were basically stripped upon arri

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