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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000TGEProcessor: AMD A-Series A8-4500M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7640G
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000TGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000TGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000TGE
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-4500M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7640G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545
Source: PC Mag English
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 brings a premium look and feel without a premium price. Its AMD A6 processor is well-suited to running basic home office and light multimedia apps, but don't count on its Radeon GPU to run graphics-heavy games smoothly. It would be nice if the E545's screen ran at 1,920-by-1,080, but that's a rare feature for a budget laptop. That said, longer battery life and a 500GB hard drive (rather than the included 320GB drive) are reasonable requests.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/19/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 (20B2000TGE)
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Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/16/2014

 

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

AMD Radeon HD 7640G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity A8 series APUs from AMD. Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

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


AMD A-Series:

A8-4500M: Trinity quad-core, 1.9 - 2.8 GHz, 7640G GPU


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.


2.4 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.

2.4 kg:


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06- 1 (Update: 2014-06- 1)