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Lenovo G500 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jun 2013
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The 15.6" LED backlit HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on the G500. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the HP 2570p (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G500 is 510GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G500 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G500.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G500 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G500.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500 that we have assessed the hard drive capacity of, the Lenovo G500's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The hard drive capacitys of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G500 range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo G500 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32,768 megabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 27GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G500 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo G500 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G500, the Lenovo G500 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo G500 has a quite short battery life (max) (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G500 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo G500 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G500 is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G500 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo G500 is one of the heavier portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 2.6kg heavy notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M, and the Lenovo T520 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G500 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo G500 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 by Rjrdlr
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Capacity is about 1/3 larger than my old dishwasher. Upper level will hold my deep Mixing bowl. Cleans great...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 by J. Warren
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Reasonably happy until recently when the lap top screen started switching off if opened too far, eventually got to the stage that the screen turned off when only open an inch. Usable with an... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Well the laptop is good for working, but not that good what i expected for gaming, to be honest that's why i bought it, to play games. But it's good enough to run League of Legends on highest... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Sriram Bharadwaj

This is my first laptop and I'd like to say it is a good bite. I searched and researched for many months to buy in something good looking and better performance laptop. Pros- Lenovo G500 - Intel... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Reasonable price, but seller not helpful in changing my delivery address, I also found less than satsifactory that there were no instructions or any info to explain how to get things like word and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The start up button on the laptop took like 10-15 minutes to load from shut down. I returned the item as I believe it was faulty.

(Verified Purchase)

I have had this around 11 months now and it has been great! Although in the past couple of days it had been struggling to play dvds and now just crashes when i try to play them! Is my warrenty... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Wireless card was garbage. Tried to swap it out for an Intel AC7260 but then when attempting to post it would refuse, citing some error regarding as unsupported hardware detected as it seems... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2015 by Mr. A. GIAMBLANCO
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic laptop. This is value for money. It's so quick compared to my old one. Not going to get into tech details but for downloading, streaming, copy files, plugging in my 2TB hard drive it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2015 by Colbash
(Verified Purchase)

God knows I'd been warned! This is clearly a computer running software intended for a touch screen, but not having one. However by far the worst thing is the diabolically unreliable internet... Read more…

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