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Lenovo G780 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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The G780 laptop is perfect for home computing and entertainment, and is offered with a HD display size of 17.3. Accompanied by a smart AccuType keyboard with a beautifully designed body, the G780... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo G780 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo G780 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 16".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G780 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G780.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 (1TB).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 on the market for a comparable time to the G780 also have a full-size keyboard.

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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 most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G780.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G780 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G780.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The Lenovo G780 has a quite high speaker power (3 Watts) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. The average speaker power of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G780 is 1.8W.

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Very Big L2 Cache

At 6,144 kilobytes, the Lenovo G780 has a very big L2 cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G780. The average L2 cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G780 is 4.9MB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo G780 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the G780 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo G780 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,100 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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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 typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Lenovo G780 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh. At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo G780 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G780.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G780 has one of the smaller megapixels counts amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G780 the megapixels counts range from 0.3MP to 2.1MP.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G780 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 14MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G780 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G780 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G780 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G780 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo G780 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G780 is 5,900 RPM. The Lenovo G780 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The Lenovo G780 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G780 (3 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G780 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Thick

Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G780 have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. At 36.1 millimeters, the Lenovo G780 is quite thick compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G780 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. At only 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G780

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the G780.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (2.16GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G780 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar 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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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the Lenovo G780 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G780.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
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)
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
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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 Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out 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
Keyboard Layout
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Height At Rear
Width
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Display
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Compatible Operating System
L2 Cache
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Expert Reviews

(8)
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

De Lenovo IdeaPad G780- M842YMH is een 17 inch laptop (1600x900) met een Intel Core i5-processor en een 500 GB harde schijf. De toegevoegde waarde zou een Nvidia GeForce GT630M moeten zijn, maar...

17 January 2013

Przez 2 tygodnie mia?em okazj? u?ytkowa? laptopa Lenovo IdeaPad G780A. Musz? przyzna?, ?e sprawi? on na mnie ca?kiem niez?e wra?enie. To model stworzony do multimediów, jednak ma te? wady. Oto... Read more…

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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User Reviews

(65)
Reviewed 17 January 2013 by AP
(Verified Purchase)

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
(Verified Purchase)

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
(Verified Purchase)

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59377222, lenovo i73520, lenovo i73520m
Barcodes 00887456980205, 00887942136529

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