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Lenovo IdeaPad G780 (M843MGE)

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad G780 (M843MGE)Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad G780 (M843MGE)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 799 euro
Average Score: 80.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 77%, features: 67%, display: 50% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad G780 (M843MGE)

81% Review Lenovo G780 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Wasted potential. Lenovo releases a multimedia laptop for just under 770 Euros (~$982) dubbed IdeaPad G780 (M843MGE). The case is the same as in the prior G770 range. Theoretically, the G780 sports strong components but practically, the potent hardware has been cropped ex-factory.
80% Lenovo G780 17.3-inch Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Lenovo may have left the major 17-inch laptop market but their G780 is a surprising budget offering for those wanting a larger screen which some graphics capabilities behind it. This is one of the least expensive models out there to feature NVIDIA graphics. The design is hampered though by the omission of a USB 3.0 port for external storage options. This means that buyer's will have to weight the tradeoff between graphics and storage.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/31/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Starkes Stück – Preiswertes 17-Zoll-Notebook zum Surfen und Spielen
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/31/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M:

Multiple models based on various chips of the Fermi generation. Specifically, the GT 630M exists in GF108/GF106/GF116 variants, but are all essentially renamed GeForce GT 540M or 555M GPUs. A 28nm GF117 variant exists as well with reduced power consumption.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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80.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-01- 2 (Update: 2013-01- 2)