Lenovo IdeaPad U310 (59365302)
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    Wuggee Rating
    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
    Solid state drive provides quick startup, silent operation, faster response compared to conventional harddrive
    6 hrs battery life is better than average
    Medium GPU allows playing most demanding games, but only at low detail settings and resolution, and less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at high settings and resolution
    GPU is not suitable for latest, demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2, etc) at high or medium detail settings and resolution
    13.3" screen suitable for portability; not ideal as desktop replacement or gaming
    No built-in CD/DVD drive; Reduces weight but watching movies or installing software from CD/DVD will require separate purchase of optical drive
    Integrated webcam for video chatting
    Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
    Basic Specs
    1.8 GHz Intel Core i5-3337U
    4 GB DDR3 1600 RAM
    3.7 lbs; 13.3" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
    500 GB hard drive
    24 GB solid state drive
    Intel HD Graphics 4000
     3.00 stars (193 user reviews)
    Battery66 hrs
    Display
    13.3"
    1366 x 768
    CameraYes
    Other Specs
    3.7 lbs overall weight
    13.1" x 8.9" x 0.71"
    No CD or DVD drive
    Bluetooth 4.0
    2 x USB 3.0
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x HDMI
    1 x Stereo headphones output - mic input combo jack
    Ports
    2 x USB 3.0
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x HDMI
    1 x Stereo headphones output - mic input combo jack
    Resources
     3 stars (173 user reviews)
    Got for $599 last week from another vendor. First Lenovo and I am happy with purchase and tech support. First one received did have dead pixel on arrival but vendor instantly sent me a replacement wit... I've nothing to complain about with this purchase, which is saying something, indeed. Once upon a time, you had to pay high prices for the power to support a multimedia and gaming platform, and I ten... I recently was in the market for a laptop for school, as my old macbook's days are numbered. I originally was looking to get a macbook pro, but after doing some research and looking around I landed on...
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     3 stars (20 user reviews)
    Cons: lenovo, need more memory, sticky keys, low budget...Cons: horrible wifi, Google "U310 wifi" and you will see how many people like me got suckered by a pretty face......
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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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    The following games list shows all notebook graphic cards (GPUs) sorted by the approximate performance. The fields contain average frames per second (fps) values for each game / setting combination...
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