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Lenovo E545 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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At 6 hours of battery life, the E545 will keep your business online even when plug-in power is not on tap. The award-winning ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys,... More
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Unboxing and Brief Overview: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US 15.6 BAD NEGATIVE REVIEW
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Lenovo notebook PC is 77 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, notebookcheck.net and notebookcheck.com.

Robust

Some Lenovo E545 owners mentioned that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 is a well-built desktop-replacement laptop that delivers solid entry-level performance for less than $500”.

Good Battery Life

A few customers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Three years ago expert review site Notebookcheck.net said in their review of the Lenovo E545 “Comes up with a good battery life”.

Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was good quality. Pcmag.com said “Despite its solid build quality and smooth, soft-touch finish this 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop carries a very affordable price”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Pc Mag scored the Lenovo E545 4 stars and said in their review of the Lenovo E545 on PC Mag “Good system performance, gaming capable, easy to maintain, three US 3.0 interfaces, good keyboard, always quiet, decent battery life”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was good value for money. Pcmag.com gave the Lenovo E545 a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on PC Mag “Smooth, soft-touch finish this 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop carries a very affordable price and a few features you wouldn't expect” in their review of the Lenovo E545.

Good for Gaming

One Lenovo E545 owner who purchased the Lenovo E545 concluded that it was good for gaming.

Nice Design

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth.

Large Storage Capacity

One customer who reviewed the Lenovo E545 considered that it had good storage.

Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Many processor cores laptops produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor cores laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E545 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the E545.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Lenovo E545 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it did not have good features.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E545 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Lenovo E545 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.9 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The average processor frequency of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the E545 is 2.2GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo E545 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the E545 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo E545 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops that have been around for more than two years have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz. At only 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo E545 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo E545 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the E545. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the E545 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo E545 is a four processor threads laptop.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E545

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the E545 over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the E545.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo E545 has a better processor family than most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the E545.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo E545 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E545.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6.2 hours, the Lenovo E545 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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Expert Reviews

(3)
19 November 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 is a well-built desktop-replacement laptop that delivers solid entry-level performance for less than $500...

Affordable
Solid build quality
Good productivity and multimedia performance
Good system performance, gaming capable, easy to maintain, three US 3.0 interfaces, good keyboard, always quiet, decent battery life
Gute Anwendungsleistung
Middling battery life
Smallish hard drive
Does not display 1080p
Display with a very low contrast, only 12 months warranty
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15 March 2014

The Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545. The Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 delivers a good system performance and is also able to run many computer games. In addition, it has a big storage capacity and comes up...

10 March 2014

Des Thinkpad Edge E545 den gleichen Text verwenden wie schon beim Thinkpad Edge E535. Denn die Geräte unterscheiden sich praktisch nicht. Sie haben sowohl die gleichen Stärken als auch...

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 5 June 2014 by Steven S.

All in all I am satisfied with my purchase. I did a fair amount of research before buying this laptop and I dont personally believe at the moment there is a better laptop that can do more for... Read more…

Reviewed 18 June 2014 by Max k.
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect business laptop, and great gaming laptop on a budget. Easy to access HDD and RAM...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo a8, lenovo a8s, lenovo a8se, lenovo a8ser, lenovo a8seri, lenovo a8serie, lenovo a8series
Barcodes 00088822845283, 00888228452807, 00888228513638, 00888228514062

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