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Lenovo G505 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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The 15.6" Lenovo G505 laptop PC combines top-notch essentials such as cutting-edge AMD Quad Core processors with a price you can afford. This ideal entry-level PC also boasts solid multimedia... More
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4 Reasons For

Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs manufactured by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G505, the Lenovo G505 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G505, the Lenovo G505 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 typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G505 is 730GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the G505.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the G505 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo G505 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 laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G505 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G505.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G505 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo G505 has a better processor cache level than most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has a L2 processor cache, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the G505.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G505 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G505 is 850GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys range from 500GB to 1TB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G505.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo G505 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of a similar spec and age to the G505 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G505 that we have assessed, the hard drive speed of the Lenovo G505 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo G505 is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the G505.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the HP ProBook 645 (2.1GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G505.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G505.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo G505 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G505.

Laptops with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo E545 (6.2h and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic 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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(21)

Are you a keen gamer but do not have a huge budget to spend? Well there are many great laptops on the market featuring dedicated graphics for optimal gaming performance, which can perfectly handle... Read more…

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17 February 2014

The Lenovo Ideapad G505s is a great laptop from Lenovo and while we don't have any real complaints about the design and build quality (other than the lack of a touch-screen), we feel that it's let...

26 November 2013

Ever since the launch of Windows 8 , PC manufacturers have been trying to sell us expensive Ultrabooks and tablets , and convertible tablets that think they're Ultrabooks. However, the top-selling... Read more…

29 October 2013

Lenovo G505s-20255 More would have been possible: Lenovo's G505s-20255 cannot keep the promise it makes on paper in practice. Particularly aggravating is the CPU's obvious faulty clock management,...

27 September 2013

Overall, the Lenovo G505 shows potential, but it's let down by some odd decisions ? notably on the memory and screen front. The core performance is fine for most general tasks, and the capacious...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Chris b.

I've been doing IT support on Laptops for over 15 years. I did a lot of research on $300 laptops. Very hard to find one and even harder to find a good one...

Lenova is currently 2 in laptops. For 300 you won't get a better built laptop. Its not the fastest but its cheap. You may be able to get a junky brand with more but then you must like buying laptops e
Cheap
Great battery life
LegacyUEFI BIOS support
USB 3.0
Kinda flimsy
Touch pad
I really have no major complaints. It can be a bit on the slow side but some of that is me not familiar with Windows 8
Possibly the worst thing I have ever bought on the internet. This computer is slow, cheap, most of the features just barely work. Basic tasks seem impossible
Reviewed 14 July 2015 by Jack
(Verified Purchase)

Sound problems abound on this laptop. Avoid unless you are willing to dedicate days to finding a solution with only the possibility of success. Shoddy product preparation by Lenovo and poor support.

Reviewed 3 January 2015 by B. Collins
(Verified Purchase)

Very good...

Reviewed 4 December 2014 by Andrius
(Verified Purchase)

Thank you...

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Amazon Customer

The hardware set-up promises a lot on paper, but in practice it cannot handle more than four tabs on Chrome without finding some reason to crash. My issue is not with Windows 8, now I've had the... Read more…

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