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Lenovo G505S 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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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 v2, graphics card options up to the speedy... More
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9 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. The Lenovo G505S has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G505S has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G505S.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G505S has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 780GB. The Lenovo G505S has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two DisplayPorts

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago only have one DisplayPort, however the Lenovo G505S has two DisplayPorts.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

The Lenovo G505S has a quite short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G505S have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 22h.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra W50 (£2,258.39) (4.5h).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505S has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G505S the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo G505S has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G505S is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

If this Lenovo portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP ENVY m6 (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The system bus data transfer rates of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 4.7GT/s to 6GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of only 4.8 Gigatransfers per second, the Lenovo G505S has a very slow system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G505S.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo G505S does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At only 2,000 megabytes, the Lenovo G505S has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G505S.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Lenovo G505S has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the G505S have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505S has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G505S the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G505S have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo G505S which has four battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G505S have between four and seven processor threads, including the Lenovo G505S which has four processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505S

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G505S has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 (17"), or the HP ZBook 17 (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505S has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo G505S has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba C55D (2.4kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 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
DisplayPort
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
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
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Product Identifiers

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