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This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor core laptops.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-70 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-70 is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.4 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.
1,666MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G50-70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This laptop supports a 1,666MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed. Across all laptops of this spec and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 2,133MHz (best).
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-70.
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Fairly Big Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70. The smallest screen size of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-70 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Lenovo G50-70 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.
If the processor family of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 15 (Intel Core i7-4xxx).
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo G50-70 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all laptops of a similar spec and age to the G50-70 is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11ad.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo G50-70 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70 do have a full-size keyboard.
Very Short Battery Life
The Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-70. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo G50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
The weights of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-70 range from 940g to 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-70 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-571 (2.5kg).
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50-70. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-70 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.
Very Slow Hard Drive Speed
At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70 is 5,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC was released over a year ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-70.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1666
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
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel Iris Graphics, Intel Iris Graphics 5100
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon R5 M230
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi
Dolby Advanced Audio
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
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
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
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
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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