Lenovo Ideapad G565 Series

Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42DMGEProcessor: AMD Phenom II X3 N830, AMD Turion II P540
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500, 700 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
: - %, performance: 55%, features: 50%, display: 55%
mobility: 55%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 65%, emissions: 80%

 

Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42D4GE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42D4GENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42D4GE
Processor: AMD Phenom II X3 N830
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 Ideapad G565 (Series)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Test: Lenovo G565 M42D4GE
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%

 

Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42DMGE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42DMGENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad G565-M42DMGE
Processor: AMD Turion II P540
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 Ideapad G565 (Series)

 

Lenovo G565 M42DMGE
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2011
Rating: performance: 30% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

 

Comment

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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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470: Entry level DirectX 11 chip with GDDR5 support but only 80 shader cores. Supports Eyefinity (up to 4 monitors) and 8-ch HD audio over HDMI. Performance on par with the old GeForce 8600M GT.

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


AMD Phenom II X3:

N830: Mobile 3-core laptop processor based on the desktop Athlon II X3.

AMD Turion II:

P540: Entry level Dual-Core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. Offers a similar performance as a 2.1 - 2.3 GHz Core 2 Duo with 2 MB Level 2 Cache.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

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


2.6 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.6 kg:


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-30 (Update: 2012-05-26)