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Lenovo G500 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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The 15.6" LED backlit HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on the G500. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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16 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a similar spec and age to the G500 is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the G500 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the Lenovo G500's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo G500 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the G500 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Price Has Dropped by £33.00

The G500 has dropped in price by £33.00 in the last 60 days.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G500 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2585649_price] (2.5GHz).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G500 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G500 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G500 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider including the Lenovo G500[plb_2585649_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G500 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500 also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price].

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Lenovo G500[plb_2585649_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G500 the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G500 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo G500 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo G500 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Very Short Battery Life

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. At only 5 hours, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C40-C[plb_2972022_price] (6.75h), or the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price] (7h) which is also cheaper.

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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 were launched 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba C40-C[plb_2972022_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo G500 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G500 the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Very Small L3 Cache

With a L3 cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G500 has one of the smaller L3 caches amongst portable PCs of this age. The L3 caches of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2MB to 4MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threads, including the Lenovo G500 which has two processor threads.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G500 is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of a similar spec and age to the G500 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G500 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_3008314_price].

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Heavy

The Lenovo G500 is one of the heavier laptops of a comparable type and age to the G500 (2.6 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G500 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Thick

The average height of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500, the Lenovo G500's height of 34 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the G500.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G500.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G500 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If this Lenovo notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3007094_price] (8GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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
Networking
4G
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
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Battery Life
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Battery
Power
Security
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 by Rjrdlr
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Capacity is about 1/3 larger than my old dishwasher. Upper level will hold my deep Mixing bowl. Cleans great...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 by J. Warren
(Verified Purchase)

Reasonably happy until recently when the lap top screen started switching off if opened too far, eventually got to the stage that the screen turned off when only open an inch. Usable with an... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Well the laptop is good for working, but not that good what i expected for gaming, to be honest that's why i bought it, to play games. But it's good enough to run League of Legends on highest... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Sriram Bharadwaj

This is my first laptop and I'd like to say it is a good bite. I searched and researched for many months to buy in something good looking and better performance laptop. Pros- Lenovo G500 - Intel... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Reasonable price, but seller not helpful in changing my delivery address, I also found less than satsifactory that there were no instructions or any info to explain how to get things like word and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The start up button on the laptop took like 10-15 minutes to load from shut down. I returned the item as I believe it was faulty.

(Verified Purchase)

I have had this around 11 months now and it has been great! Although in the past couple of days it had been struggling to play dvds and now just crashes when i try to play them! Is my warrenty... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Wireless card was garbage. Tried to swap it out for an Intel AC7260 but then when attempting to post it would refuse, citing some error regarding as unsupported hardware detected as it seems... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2015 by Mr. A. GIAMBLANCO
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic laptop. This is value for money. It's so quick compared to my old one. Not going to get into tech details but for downloading, streaming, copy files, plugging in my 2TB hard drive it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2015 by Colbash
(Verified Purchase)

God knows I'd been warned! This is clearly a computer running software intended for a touch screen, but not having one. However by far the worst thing is the diabolically unreliable internet... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 59405647
Barcodes 00000059405647, 00887942955380, 00888228057736, 00888228057866, 00888228058160, 00888228335476, 00888228940625, 00888440050690, 00888631476070

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