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Lenovo G50 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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- 4th Generation Intel Core Processors- Windows 8.1 64-bit Operating System- 15.6 HD Display for Bright, Crisp Visuals- Comprehensive Feature Set & Solid Performance- Plenty of Storage for Movies,... More
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9 Reasons For

Top Seller

Across all notebook PCs, the G50 is one the top selling products currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,358 expert and user reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the Lenovo G50 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Very Fast CD-RW Write Speed

When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age, the CD-RW write speed of the Lenovo G50 of 24 CD-speeds is one of the fastest. The CD-RW write speeds of laptops that were released one year ago range from 4x to 24x.

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Very Fast CD-RW Read Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50 have CD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 21x. At 24 CD-speeds, the Lenovo G50 has a very fast CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50 have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Lenovo G50 which has two SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo G50 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Lenovo G50 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo G50 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4.8 hours, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

At only 2 CD-speeds, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly slow DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50 the DVD+R double layer read speeds range from 2x to 8x.

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Quite Slow DVD+RW Read Speed

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G50 that we have assessed, the Lenovo G50's DVD+RW read speed of only 4 CD-speeds is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50 the DVD+RW read speeds range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD+RW read speed is 7.8x.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed

With a DVD+R double layer write speed of only 2 CD-speeds, the Lenovo G50's DVD+R double layer write speed is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the DVD+R double layer write speeds range from 2x to 6x.

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Quite Slow DVD+RW Write Speed

The Lenovo G50 has one of the slowest DVD+RW write speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50 have DVD+RW write speeds of between 4x and 8x.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of laptops of this spec and age range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50, the Lenovo G50's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G50 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo G50 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50.

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Specification

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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
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Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
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Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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HD DVD-ROM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
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DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
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Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
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4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
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Trial Software
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (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
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Expert Reviews

(20)
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10 September 2014

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21 September 2014

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30 March 2015

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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.
(Verified Purchase)

Broadcom Wifi Driver for W7 Broadcom Bluetooth Driver for W7 Broadcom Wifi Lan Software for Keyboard Switch to Work...

Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Inanc A.
(Verified Purchase)

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
(Verified Purchase)

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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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i34005, lenovo i35020, lenovo i35005, lenovo 80e502, lenovo 80e502y, lenovo i34005u, lenovo i35020u, lenovo i35005u, lenovo 80e502yv, lenovo 80e502yvu, lenovo 80e502yvuk
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