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Lenovo E545 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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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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Unboxing and Brief Overview: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545
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Lenovo Edge E545 Review & Video Test
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US 15.6 AMD A6 Review

6 Reasons For

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the E545, the Lenovo E545 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo E545 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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AC Cable Included

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

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the E545 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E545 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E545 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6 (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago 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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Lenovo E545 has a fairly small screen size (only 15 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E545. The screen sizes of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18".

If this many processor core laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad T540 (15.5"), or the W540 (15.5") both from Lenovo.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E545

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E545 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo E545 has a pretty average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the E545.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55D (2.4kg).

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to the E545.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Lenovo E545 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5 (7h).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(3)
19 November 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 is a well-built desktop-replacement laptop that delivers solid entry-level performance for less than $500...

Affordable
Solid build quality
Good productivity and multimedia performance
Good system performance, gaming capable, easy to maintain, three US 3.0 interfaces, good keyboard, always quiet, decent battery life
Gute Anwendungsleistung
Middling battery life
Smallish hard drive
Does not display 1080p
Display with a very low contrast, only 12 months warranty
Sehr kontrastarmer Bildschirm
15 March 2014

The Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545. The Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 delivers a good system performance and is also able to run many computer games. In addition, it has a big storage capacity and comes up...

10 March 2014

Des Thinkpad Edge E545 den gleichen Text verwenden wie schon beim Thinkpad Edge E535. Denn die Geräte unterscheiden sich praktisch nicht. Sie haben sowohl die gleichen Stärken als auch...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 5 June 2014 by Steven S.

All in all I am satisfied with my purchase. I did a fair amount of research before buying this laptop and I dont personally believe at the moment there is a better laptop that can do more for... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2011 by Daniel C.

So for around $800 for the card plus $450 for four 50GB vertex2's...with cables say $1300 you can have a 200GB OS array cranking out 1.2 GB/s...that is a much better value than the pre-made PCIe... Read more…

I started out with a 5405 a few years ago and was so pleased with its performance that when it came time to upgrade I just had to stay with adaptec. Easy array building with either the provided manage
I have not used it yet but I imagine the specs are good. I will return next month and update my review after I have used. The USB ports are in the back and hard to reach. They would have been better o
Update: computer is fast and great for researching
A ton of features for an ATX motherboard. Solid performance even with the buggy BIOS and temperature sensors not working. I was able to run esxi 5 with no problems. I also put Noctua 120mm Heatsinks a
A ton of features. Works great. Put 120mm Noctua heat sinks and fans on the CPU's. They run at around 40 C when in use
None, it does everthing it claims to
I am really upset at the color. I specifically bought it from newegg because I wanted the black system. I could have gotten the white system for 50 cheaper through best buy. UUUGH
Update: see below
First board had issues. Temperature sensors for CPU, memory, etc did not work. Could not flash BIOS. iKVM was buggy. Had to pull power and reseat iKVM daily. I am waiting for a replacement board. I ho
Still have not been able to get the iKVM to work across my router for remote access. Could be a configuration issue on my part but not really sure at this point. I changed the ports the iKVM uses and
Reviewed 18 June 2014 by Max k.
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect business laptop, and great gaming laptop on a budget. Easy to access HDD and RAM...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo a8, lenovo a8s, lenovo a8se, lenovo a8ser, lenovo a8seri, lenovo a8serie, lenovo a8series

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4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15"
£ 1,835.98 £617.80
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4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15"
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