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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000TGEProcessor: AMD A-Series A10-5750M, AMD A-Series A8-4500M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7640G, AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD 8570M Dual Graphics
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.37kg, 2.4kg
Price: 500, 539 euro
Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
: - %, performance: 67%, features: 64%, display: 73%
mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 89%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000PGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000PGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000PGE
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-5750M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD 8570M Dual Graphics 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.37kg
Price: 539 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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78% Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545-20B2000PGE Notebook | Notebookcheck
No news. The ThinkPad Edge E545 wants to be a device for private and business use. Apart from a big storage capacity, the notebook features a matte display, an AMD quad-core processor, and a good keyboard. These are all signs of an attractive device for work. Our review will reveal whether the device really is a well-made notebook.

 

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, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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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%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 (20B2000TGE)
Source: c't - Heft 9/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/16/2014

 

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Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


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 8650G + HD 8570M Dual Graphics: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 8570M  and a 8650G processor graphics card (in the processor core of the A-Series). Only in some cases faster than one GPU alone and furthermore it sometimes suffers from micro stuttering.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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:

A10-5750M: Quad-core processor with only two FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics card. Top model of the A10 series.A8-4500M: Trinity quad-core, 1.9 - 2.8 GHz, 7640G GPU
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.37 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.4 kg:


74%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2014-06- 1 (Update: 2019-04-30)