Lenovo IdeaPad G510 (59406709)
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Wuggee Notes
Sufficient processing power for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), advanced photo and video editing, 3D graphics, virtualization software(parallels), file and harddrive encryption
Memory sufficient for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), basic photo and video editing
Memory may not be sufficient for simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), engineering and simulation software, etc
Uses conventional harddrive. Higher power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
5 hrs battery life is better than average
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
Weight of 5.73 lbs is typical for this screen size
Economy display with resolution of 1366 x 768; screen space sufficient for most purposes but less than ideal for graphics design, gaming, programming etc
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
Integrated webcam for video chatting
Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
Basic Specs2.5 GHz Intel Core i5
4 GB RAM
5.73 lbs; 15.6" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
500 GB hard drive
 4.08 stars (46 user reviews)
Battery55 hrs
Display
15.6"
1366 x 768
CameraBuilt-in Webcam
Other Specs
5.73 lbs overall weight
14.8" x 9.84" x 1.34"
DVD±R/RW
Bluetooth 4.0
2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
1 stereo headphones / microphone in combo jack
Ports
2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
1 stereo headphones / microphone in combo jack
Resources
 4.1 stars (36 user reviews)
This computer is great for a budget laptop and one for the long haul. I upgraded the HDD with a 250gb SSD (Samsung 840 EVO--$151) , I still have to upgrade the RAM to 8 gb, I installed windows 7 and ... This is my first review on Amazon... Be wary when getting this, I had it for less the 6 months. Soon as I got it out of the box and powered it up I noticed the boot time was painfully slow..I thought ... It's a decent computer at the base configuration. However I upgraded the HDD to an SSD, increase the RAM to 8GB, and put in a 9-cell 7800mA battery -AND now it's screaming!... This is a really good computer. I have no serious complaints so far; the only problem I have is the frame rate on some of the games I play drops when I there is a lot of mist or smoke on the screen. O... I know laptops. I've owned dozens of them. I got a great deal on this model (under 500 USD) and just love it. The i5-4200M is a full-power CPU, not one of the low- or ultralow-voltage ones that are to... This is a really nice budget computer with very respectable specs for the price. This is the 3rd computer I have taken for a test drive. I purchased this computer because it was the cheapest laptop I ...
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 4 stars (10 user reviews)
Cons: The keyboard key spacing is a little too wide. It's probably not the best laptop for writing school papers. The size and placement of the backspace key makes it hard to delete without hitting th...
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A Core i5 processor is a great, mid-range priced processor for people who use their computers frequently and often multi task. Core i5’s offer enough performance to do stuff like video editing and gaming, and more than enough performance to do basic stuff like word processing, internet surfing, and email.
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The i5 features Intel's high performance integrated graphics in the HD 3000/4000. Most users will find the general level of perfomance offered by the i5 to be an attractive option compared to a more expensive i7-equipped system. It is suitable for All-Around performance, multi-tasking, advanced producivity, multimedia, advanced 3D graphics
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