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16 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 have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs built by Lenovo.
Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
At 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-70 is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Lenovo G50-70 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-70 range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
+11 More reasons for
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-70 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-70 also have a front camera.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-70 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Fairly Big Cache Memory
Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70 have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB. With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-70.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-70. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-70 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
11 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 a similar age and type to it.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of a similar age and spec to the G50-70 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.
Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Lenovo G50-70 of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.
+8 More reasons against
Quite Short Battery Life
Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-70's battery life is one of the shortest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70.
We compared this laptop to all the other 4h battery life portable PCs and we think the Asus F555LA[plb_2964472_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
Very Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the G50-70. Portable PCs of this age and type have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh.
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 notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
The weights of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-70 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-80[plb_3347289_price] (2.5kg), or the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price] (2.5kg).
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70
Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC was released over a year ago.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-70.
Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").
+1 Other reason
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel Iris Graphics 5100, Intel Iris Graphics
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
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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