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Lenovo G50-80

Lenovo G50-80 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and Intel HD Gaphics, the G50 offers... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

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

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-80 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G50-80. Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-80 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We compared all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire VN7 is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-80 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that were released more than a year ago the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-80 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-80. Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-80 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-80 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this Lenovo notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GP72 2QD (£795.28) (17.3").

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-80 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-80 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the G50-80, the Lenovo G50-80 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo G50-80 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-80 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-80 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average processor cache of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-80 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a comparable type and 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-80 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-80 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G50-80 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-80 is 2MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo G50-80 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-80.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The Lenovo G50-80 is one of the heavier similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-80 (2.5 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-80 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50-80 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-80 is 690GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-80 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-80.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-80

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-80 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-80.

If this laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the Lenovo G50-80 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G50-80.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p (7.4h).

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
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
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 5500, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 5500u, lenovo 64bit, lenovo 80e501, lenovo 80e501h, lenovo 80e501hu, lenovo 80e501hug, lenovo 80e501huge
Barcodes 00889233657027

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