The Lenovo G50-70 has more SATA connectors than most of the laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most of the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50-70 only have between two and three SATA connectors, however this portable PC has four SATA connectors.
Four SATA III Connectors
The Lenovo G50-70 has more SATA III connectors than most of the laptops of this age and type. Most of the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-70 only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however this notebook PC has four SATA III connectors.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
On average Lenovo medium processor core laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G50-70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.
Quite Big Screen Size
The average screen size of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". The Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70.
There are a number of other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo B50 (£299.97) which has a better Rating.
If this medium processor core portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (£413.99) (17.3").
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo G50-70 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the G50-70 the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11ad and the best is 802.11n.
11 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo G50-70 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Short Battery Life
The Lenovo G50-70 has a very short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average battery life of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-70 is 8.7h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h.
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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G50-70 is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo G50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G50-70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-70 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this age and spec amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-571 (2.5kg).
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the G50-70.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo G50-70 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-70.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the G50-70.
We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think the HP 350 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Toshiba L75 (6GB) which is also higher rated.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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