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Lenovo G500s 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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The versatile and affordable Lenovo G500 laptop PC combines a solid look and feel with the latest all-round features, and performance that will surpass your everyday needs. The 15.6" LED backlit... More
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18 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo G500s has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500s is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G500s.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500s. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the G500s the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo G500s has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the G500s.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G500s supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook 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 came out more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G500s has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500s do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo G500s has a front camera.

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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 this type and age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G500s has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500s range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop 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 a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo G500s which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G500s is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G500s. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500s the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo G500s is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo G500s has a quite short battery life (max) (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500s. The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G500s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable 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 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G500s have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500s has a quite small 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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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo G500s does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G500s has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500s is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500s is 5,900 RPM. The Lenovo G500s has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500s

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500s has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500s has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G500s has a pretty average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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 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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
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® 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers im59403125
Barcodes 00887942558499, 00887942558505, 00888228057781, 00888228854199, 00888228854205, 00888228858944, 00888228942209, 00888631573885, 05060333160722

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