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

13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.com this notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 77 out of 100.

Robust

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Pcmag.com said in their review on expert website PC Mag two years ago “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 Lenovo E545 owners concluded that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net rated this laptop 4 stars and said in their Lenovo E545 review “Comes up with a good battery life”.

Good Product Quality

Two Lenovo E545 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Pcmag.com said in their review “Despite its solid build quality and smooth, soft-touch finish this 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop carries a very affordable price” .

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was quiet. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Lenovo E545 on PC Mag “Good system performance, gaming capable, easy to maintain, three US 3.0 interfaces, good keyboard, always quiet, decent battery life”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “Smooth, soft-touch finish this 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop carries a very affordable price and a few features you wouldn't expect” in their review and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

Good for Gaming

One Lenovo E545 reviewer who bought the Lenovo E545 concluded that it was good for gaming.

Nice Design

One Lenovo E545 owner who purchased this laptop thought it was smooth.

Large Storage Capacity

One Lenovo E545 reviewer who purchased the Lenovo E545 mentioned that it had good storage.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E545 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E545 also have a front camera.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Lenovo E545 owner said that it did not have good features.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E545 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the E545 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the E545 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the E545 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo E545 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the E545 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E545 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the E545.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Lenovo E545 is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E545

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E545 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo E545 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.2 hours, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the E545.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo E555[plb_2906519_price] (6.3h).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable 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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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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...

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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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