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This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.
Very Big Screen Size
The Lenovo G70-80 has one of the biggest screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G70-80 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G70-80 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G70-80.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G70-80 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G70-80 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo G70-80 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G70-80 also have a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo G70-80 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G70-80.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this type and age.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G70-80 range from 5GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G70-80 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G70-80.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The Lenovo G70-80 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G70-80 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G70-80 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo G70-80 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Very Short Battery Life
Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G70-80 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. The Lenovo G70-80 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 5 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G70-80, the Lenovo G70-80 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G70-80 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G70-80 which has one USB 3.0 port.
Only SATA Hard Drive Interface
This portable PC has a SATA II hard drive interface, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Lenovo G70-80 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G70-80 is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.
When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G70-80 that we have checked, the Lenovo G70-80's weight of 3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.
Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 5404 (£2,135.78) (3kg).
The average height of laptops of this type and age is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm. With a height of 28 millimeters, the Lenovo G70-80 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
With a width of 418 millimeters, the Lenovo G70-80's width is one of the widest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G70-80. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G70-80 have widths of between 28mm and 430mm.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G70-80
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the G70-80.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G70-80 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G70-80.
If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T550 (£945.60) (2.3GHz).
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G70-80 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G70-80.
Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
200U, I5-5200U, 520
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
SATA, SATA II
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Advanced v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 10 Home, Windows 10
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video 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 FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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)