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Lenovo G50-70 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB May 2014
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by Lenovo.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-70 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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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 portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-70 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the HP 350 which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo G50-70, or the Acer Aspire V5-123 (£342.00).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the G50-70, the G50-70, or the G50-70 all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-70's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50-70. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £20.00

The price of the G50-70 has increased by £20.00 in the last 27 days.

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G50-70 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec 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.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the 350, the 250 (£395.98), or the ProBook 450 all from HP.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP 15 (8GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-70 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70, the battery capacity of the Lenovo G50-70 of only 32 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G50-70 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-70 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G50-70.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the G50-70 (2.5kg), or the B590 (2.5kg) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire E5-571 (£424.75) (2.5kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G50-70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 14 3000 which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-70 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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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 similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70.

We compared all the other 15.6" laptops to this laptop and we think the HP ProBook 450, and the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo G70-70 (£314.00) (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G50-70 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including a cheaper notebook PC such as the 350, or the EliteBook 820 G1 both from HP or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the DELL Vostro 3560 (£329.00).

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the 15 (1TB), or the Pavilion 15 (£322.00) (1TB) both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£520.00) (1.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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
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
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 InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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)
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(17)
15 October 2015

Initial impressions after 24hrs ? great machine, I am really pleased with this laptop. I spent ages looking at laptops, trying to find a good replacement for my old Toshiba. I wanted a reasonably... Read more…

17 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Laptops may still be priced more than other devices but the configuration has constantly been... Read more…

27 August 2014

Stay away, you hardcore gamers -- the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70 really is not made for you. The Radeon R5 M230 is in large part responsible for that, as it simply does not provide enough gaming power....

8 September 2014

Une bonne idée en vue ? Lenovo souhaite faire de son IdeaPad G50-70 un ordinateur portable abordable des plus tentants en le dotant d'un minimum de puissance pour le jeu. Embarquant une carte... Read more…

17 September 2014

Een goed idee? Lenovo wil dat zijn IdeaPad G50-70 een aantrekkelijke, laaggeprijsde notebook met enige gaming power is. Met zijn dedicated grafische kaart hij dat best wel eens kunnen zijn. Maar... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 April 2015 by Thomas M.
(Verified Purchase)

I am deployed to the desert and my laptop met a violent end. I got this one, oriignally as a temporary replacement. I would just get something "better" when I got home and give it to my mom or... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2015 by David S.
(Verified Purchase)

To answer questions that show up in the Q&A a lot: This is NOT a touch screen. This does NOT have a backlit keyboard. This DOES have a number pad. This does NOT include a Windows Recovery Disc...

Reviewed 12 October 2015 by G. P. Whitham
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product worked right out of the box...

Reviewed 19 February 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

The relatively new Windows 8.1 Media Creation Tool makes rebuilding OEM machines like this fairly easy. Make sure you create the USB with FAT32 for UEFI support. The previous reviewer buys a Win... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Michael L.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought the barebones version of this in hopes to upgrade the HDD, the RAM, and the processor with laptop parts I was able to get my hands on. The HDD and RAM were a breeze, I bought an WD BLACK2... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 4gb500, lenovo i74510, lenovo i74510u, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo 4gb500gb
Barcodes 00888631412863, 00888772357665

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