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Lenovo G50-70
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Lenovo G50-70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,876 user and expert reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-70 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G50-70.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G50-70 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this age and type is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-70 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-70. The battery life (max)s of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-70 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-70 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Lenovo G50-70 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Heavy

The Lenovo G50-70 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this spec and age (2.5 kilograms) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G50-70 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo G50-70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the G50-70 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-70 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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Display
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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Quick Start Guide

Expert Reviews

(2)
15 October 2015

Initial impressions after 24hrs ? great machine, I am really pleased with this laptop. I spent ages looking at laptops, trying to find a good replacement for my old Toshiba. I wanted a reasonably... Read more…

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Respectable keyboard
Attractively designed case
Long battery life
Good variety of connections overall
Easy maintenance
Highly reflective display
Resolution could be higher
Severe blue cast
Almost no gaming performance
Only a combined microphoneheadphone jack

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 December 2011 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Put this in two servers and it sped up rendering of X windows over ssh. It was exactly what I needed...

Cheap works
Fits into a PCI-E 1 slot, outputs video to the screen. Does what I needed it to do. Not to mention it comes with a low profile bracket
There are none since it was DOA, what else can I say I tried it on the machine I hoped to install it on and another just to be sure. No output whatsoever
The one thing I was going to enjoy was the passive heatsink which on a HTPC would have been awesome
It's comfortable on the ears
None if used for what it's designed for
None that I've encountered
DOA What a disappointment Now I am out about 20 bucks to return this piece of junk I should have walked away at sight of the blue screen reviews. I thought that a nVidia chip, PCB and a passive heatsi
USB adapter
DOA

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