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Lenovo G500s 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2, graphics card options up to the speedy... More
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16 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G500s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G500s the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Lenovo G500s has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G500s.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G500s supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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 notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500s has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500s which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo G500s has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Lenovo G500s has a front camera.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar 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 similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G500s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G500s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Lenovo G500s has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G500s is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo G500s is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo G500s which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500s range from 2h to 5,200h. The Lenovo G500s has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G500s have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500s.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo G500s is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500s have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G500s has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G500s.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G500s is 590GB. The Lenovo G500s has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo G500s has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500s. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500s the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500s

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo G500s has a relatively typical processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the G500s.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2949828_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500s has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo G500s has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G500s.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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 Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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)
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
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo g500, lenovo g500s
Barcodes 00000059384363, 00887942476786, 00887942840747, 00888228600499

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