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Lenovo G780 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2013
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15 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G780 that we have assessed, the Lenovo G780's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Very Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G780 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that were released around the same time as the G780 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Lenovo G780 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G780 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G780 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G780 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G780 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G780 is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G780, the Lenovo G780 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs that are a similar age to the G780 range from 250GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo G780 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo G780 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 21GB/s, the fastest is 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo G780 has one of the slowest maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo G780 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. At only 5 hours, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G780.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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 Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo G780 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G780 the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a quite small l3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have l3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G780 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Lenovo G780 which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G780 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G780 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G780 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of laptops of this age and type is 2.1kg. At 3 kilograms, the Lenovo G780 is very heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs 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 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G780

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the G780 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G780 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
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
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® 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 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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

Expert Reviews

(8)
7 November 2012

Lenovo's IdeaPad G780 is a solid all-round laptop Lenovo bundles an appealing total package with the installed components comprising of Intel's Core i5 3210M and its integrated HD Graphics 4000 ,...

2 October 2012

De Lenovo IdeaPad G780- M842YMH is een 17 inch laptop (1600x900) met een Intel Core i5-processor en een 500 GB harde schijf. De toegevoegde waarde zou een Nvidia GeForce GT630M moeten zijn, maar...

17 January 2013

Przez 2 tygodnie mia?em okazj? u?ytkowa? laptopa Lenovo IdeaPad G780A. Musz? przyzna?, ?e sprawi? on na mnie ca?kiem niez?e wra?enie. To model stworzony do multimediów, jednak ma te? wady. Oto... Read more…

6 December 2012

Lenovo G780 to laptop z b?yszcz?c? matryc? o przek?tnej 17,3 cala. Sprawia to, ?e szczególnie dobrze powinien si? on spisywa? w przypadku osób, które lubi? obejrze? dobry film, czy pogra? w... Read more…

2 November 2012

Specyfikacja techniczna Lenovo G780 sza?u co prawda nie robi, ale podzespo?y s? wystarczaj?co wydajne do popularnych zastosowa?, a karta GF GT 630M umo?liwia pogranie w gry (cho? bez...

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User Reviews

(65)
Reviewed 17 January 2013 by AP
(Verified Purchase)

I must say I am very happy with this product. It very quick, and very quite. Windows 8 at first I admit i did not like it especially having no start button, but now completely love it, and it... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2013 by Cashpoor
(Verified Purchase)

OK so I've had this laptop for two days now and although Windows 8 is supposed to be the best thing since the teabag, I'm finding it quite frustrating. It's the usual gripes - no Start Menu,... Read more…

Reviewed 8 May 2013 by Jay

I am quite pleased with this Laptop. It's a lovely big widescreed form factor, which is exactly what I was looking for really. Some reviews complained about some stuff so I'll try address. Screen:... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2013 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

After a lot of comparing, I went for this Laptop. The Windows 7 version had a lot of good reviews, and specs-wise for the price it doesn't get any better. I'm able to play Battlefield 3 at about... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2013 by Heather Greer

I like the machine very much, using a wireless mouse which gets over the everything-on-LHS issue. BUT having bought it & an extended warranty from the Lenovo Online Store, I have registered both... Read more…

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