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Lenovo Essential G710

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Lenovo Essential G710. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and usability. The price and screen also get good feedback. Many are critical about the touchpad, and the battery and portability get mixed opinions.

performance, screen, price, usability, keyboard

touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Essential G710 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Essential G710

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Lenovo Essential G710 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the durability and screen are generally positive. The usability and price also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the size. There are some negative opinions about the portability.

performance, price, usability, screen, durability

portability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G710 17.3-inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i7-4702MQ 2.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)Lenovo G710 17.3-inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i7-4700QM 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Nvidia GT 740 2GB Graphics, DVDRW, Windows 8.1 Home Premium)Lenovo G710 17.3-inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i7-4702MQ 2.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo Essential G710

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo Essential G710 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the sound. The screen also gets good reviews.

performance, screen, sound

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo IdeaPad G710 17.3-Inch Laptop (59407729) Black

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo G710 59397112 Notebook

 

A lot of notebook for the money. Core i7 processor (Haswell) and a GeForce GPU in a 17.3-inch case suggest a powerful system. Lenovo wants around 720 Euros (~$972) for this package, but Windows is not included. Does Lenovo offer an interesting device...

Very good application performance, Powerful enough for gaming, A lot of storage, Bright and high-contrast display, Free choice of OS, The very good application performance and the high-contrast display

Only Fast-Ethernet, A Gigabit-Ethernet port. We also miss an option for a matte display. The latter would be a nice addition to the G710, especially for the home office

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: harvey (newegg.com)

Good laptop

 

First thing you'll want to do is boot from USB and do a clean install of Windows 8 or whatever OS you want. Just download the drivers you need, or access them on the second drive of the laptop which includes all the drivers. Also get a mouse because...

screen size ; decent hdd space ; good speakers

trackpad ; bloatware

May, 2015

Consumer review by: WolfAlexz (newegg.com)

Lenovo strikes again!

 

High quality, beautiful design, stable and powerful

I dont like the ergonomic of the keyboard and the touchpad

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: youlp13 (newegg.com)

Great Overall Laptop

 

This is where I will clear up a lot of things that I wasn't sure about when I bought this laptop, it may help some one else as well: + It only has one 3.5 mm audio headphone jack, but it connects the microphone too on my Gamecon 380 headset. + The...

I bought this laptop as a cheap gaming computer, and it does phenomenally! I don't play many new, graphically intensive games, but Team Fortress 2 runs at a solid 60-70 fps with high settings, Minecraft at 70-80 fps with Optifine on high settings, but...

The F1, F2, F3 and so on keys can only be used when function is held down, which is annoying for gaming. I haven't had a new laptop since about 2010, so I'm not sure if this is standard or not ; A lot of bloatware ; Probably the biggest, you HAVE to...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Pappy (newegg.com)

Winner

 

You won't go wrong on this Model

This is just an excellent overall laptop, Lenovo leads the pack in my estimation

None

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Pappy (newegg.com)

ATI Radeon 7500 64mb PCI card

 

You won't go wrong on this Model

This is just an excellent overall laptop, Lenovo leads the pack in my estimation

None

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: nick (newegg.com)

good laptop for price

 

i bought this for school to do virtualization with and works great and for what I use it for. I put 16 gigs of G skill in it to help. If you need more HD space just buy an external hard drive and this laptop works great. Also windows boots and shuts...

good for price, nice laptop and a pretty screen

i could say some cons but nothing you can complain about for the price

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Michael (reevoo.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad G710

 

windows 8 but used classic shell .com to turn back windows 7 now got best both . disappointed no back up disk available and mc aff is rubbish

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Katherine (reevoo.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad G710

 

Very good performance for the money. High spec

the look of it isnt very fashionable, but i am not a person that cares about this

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad G710

 

I love lenovo

but this laptop isn't very good, has slow network card and wifi. HDD is slow, should have put in SSD. Keyboard is annoying due to the numeric pad being too close to other keys

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1

Display

Display Surface:Gloss

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):37

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:37.5

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes