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Lenovo G50-70 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-70. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-70 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70. The internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70 range from 2GB to 16GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50-70 is 11" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the G50-70.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-70, the Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-70. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-70 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo G50-70 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this age and type is 13GB.

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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 were launched around the same time as the G50-70. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of this spec and age.

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12 Reasons Against

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.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50-70. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-70 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-70 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G50-70 range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-70 has one of the shortest battery lifes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (4.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Lenovo G50-70 has a quite small battery capacity (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Lenovo G50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC of a comparable age and spec to the G50-70 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-70 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50-70.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo G500[plb_2337749_price] (2.6kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of this age and spec is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

Alternative 2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price] which has better reviews.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo G50-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Specification

Design
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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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
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
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 FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
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 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
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(2)
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…

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Respectable keyboard
Attractively designed case
Long battery life
Good variety of connections overall
Easy maintenance
Highly reflective display
Resolution could be higher
Severe blue cast
Almost no gaming performance
Only a combined microphoneheadphone jack

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 6 December 2011 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Put this in two servers and it sped up rendering of X windows over ssh. It was exactly what I needed...

Cheap works
Fits into a PCI-E 1 slot, outputs video to the screen. Does what I needed it to do. Not to mention it comes with a low profile bracket
There are none since it was DOA, what else can I say I tried it on the machine I hoped to install it on and another just to be sure. No output whatsoever
The one thing I was going to enjoy was the passive heatsink which on a HTPC would have been awesome
It's comfortable on the ears
None if used for what it's designed for
None that I've encountered
DOA What a disappointment Now I am out about 20 bucks to return this piece of junk I should have walked away at sight of the blue screen reviews. I thought that a nVidia chip, PCB and a passive heatsi
USB adapter
DOA
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...

We purchased two PCs; One was needed interface with our lighting hardware in church (where a noisy fan would be noticed), and another one to function as a check-in PC. Both units run quietly and effic
Our unit has 16 of these and they all work very well as of right now. Fast, dual display port outs on the motherboard, US 3 front headers and they are dead silent
Nice all-in-one system. I'm a fan of Asus and this was a nice system for a office needing a touchscreen
Excellent - blue tooth capable ( built in ) awesome addition
Everything was as it should be. Great performance, beautiful case. Runs most games at ultra settings 1080p) with no problems at all
Half of ours had BSOD issues straight from Dell
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

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