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Lenovo G780 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB Nov 2012
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20 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo G780 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G780 is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the G780 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of laptops of this type and age range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. The Lenovo G780 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Very Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the screen size of the Lenovo G780 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo G780 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G780 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Probook 650 F1P85ET (£450.00) (2.6GHz), or the ZBook (£880.79) (2.6GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo T440p (£665.28) (2.6GHz).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G780 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G780 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G780.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G780 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G780 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G780 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G780 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo G780 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G780 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G780 is 3,700mAh, and the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh. At 4,800 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo G780 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo G780 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Very Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G780 is 2h and the longest is 4,400h. At only 5 hours, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released 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.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly small megapixel count compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G780. The smallest megapixel count of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G780 is 0.3MP and the biggest is 2MP.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G780, the Lenovo G780 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The lowest front camera resolution of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G780 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G780. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G780 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Lenovo G780 is one of the heaviest notebook PCs of this age and type amongst notebook PCs of this age. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the G780 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Wide

When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G780 that we have checked the width of, the Lenovo G780's width of 416 millimeters is one of the widest. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G780 have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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Thick

At 44.9 millimeters, the Lenovo G780 is very thick compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G780. The average height of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G780 is 27mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G780

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the G780 over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G780 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G780 has a fairly standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G780.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the XPS 13 (8GB), or the Latitude 14 7000 (8GB) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (8GB).

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Specification

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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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
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Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
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 ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
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Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
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Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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Processor Package Size
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Height At Front
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Intel Visual Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Compatible Operating System
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Expert Reviews

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7 November 2012

Lenovo's IdeaPad G780 is a solid all-round laptop Lenovo bundles an appealing total package with the installed components comprising of Intel's Core i5 3210M and its integrated HD Graphics 4000 ,...

2 October 2012

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17 January 2013

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6 December 2012

Lenovo G780 to laptop z b?yszcz?c? matryc? o przek?tnej 17,3 cala. Sprawia to, ?e szczególnie dobrze powinien si? on spisywa? w przypadku osób, które lubi? obejrze? dobry film, czy pogra? w... Read more…

2 November 2012

Specyfikacja techniczna Lenovo G780 sza?u co prawda nie robi, ale podzespo?y s? wystarczaj?co wydajne do popularnych zastosowa?, a karta GF GT 630M umo?liwia pogranie w gry (cho? bez...

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Reviewed 17 January 2013 by AP
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I must say I am very happy with this product. It very quick, and very quite. Windows 8 at first I admit i did not like it especially having no start button, but now completely love it, and it... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2013 by Cashpoor
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OK so I've had this laptop for two days now and although Windows 8 is supposed to be the best thing since the teabag, I'm finding it quite frustrating. It's the usual gripes - no Start Menu,... Read more…

Reviewed 8 May 2013 by Jay

I am quite pleased with this Laptop. It's a lovely big widescreed form factor, which is exactly what I was looking for really. Some reviews complained about some stuff so I'll try address. Screen:... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2013 by Peter
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After a lot of comparing, I went for this Laptop. The Windows 7 version had a lot of good reviews, and specs-wise for the price it doesn't get any better. I'm able to play Battlefield 3 at about... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2013 by Heather Greer

I like the machine very much, using a wireless mouse which gets over the everything-on-LHS issue. BUT having bought it & an extended warranty from the Lenovo Online Store, I have registered both... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 55008595, 59359159
Barcodes 00887263441807, 00887263767433, 00887456772787

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