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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 is also worth considering.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the HP 15 (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 (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (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 (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 (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 (1.8GHz), or the ThinkPad X240 (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Active Management Technology Version
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
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
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

User Reviews

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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...

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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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