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

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Good Brand

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC also 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 amongst all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-70 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera, as do 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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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the G50-70 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP. With a front camera resolution of 3 megapixels, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the highest front camera resolutions amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and spec range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-70.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. The Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70.

We compared all the other 4h battery life laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the HP 15[plb_2656558_price] (4.5h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-70 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC of this type and age is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The Lenovo G50-70 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-70 (2.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 59436035 Notebook 15,6" / Core i7-4510U / 4GB / 500GB / FreeDOS[plb_2441501_price] (2.5kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-70 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the G50-70 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-70.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G50-70.

If this Lenovo laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the G50-70[pl_2581589_price] (1.8GHz), or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2781600_price] (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Memory
Internal Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
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Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Intel Active Management Technology Version
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
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RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g5070a, g5070m, g5070at, g5070ma, 59439788, g5070ati, g5070mai, g5070maif, g5070atif, g5070atifi, g5070maifi, g5070atifid, g5070atifih
Barcodes 00888772228125, 00888772297978, 00888772477189, 00888772487843, 00888772859206, 00888965529657, 00889561032794
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