Lenovo Essential G505 (59371430)

Lenovo Essential G505 (59371430)


AMD E1-2100 1.0GHz, 15.6", 1366 x 768, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, AMD Radeon HD 8210, Windows 8, 5 hours battery life, 5.73 lbs.
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Price from £470.72 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:52
GPU Benchmark:23
Popularity score:80


  • Average processor suitable for various tasks (except the most demanding ones).
  • Low-End graphics, not suitable for gaming (but ok for web browsing and office applications).
  • Poor value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:49/ 100

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Product nameLenovo Essential G505 (59371430)Acer TMP259-M CI5-6200U -Dell Vostro 5568 15.6-Inch Laptop -ASUS D550MA-RS01-WHLenovo B5030
CPU Benchmark52better73better68better54better55
GPU Benchmark23worsebetter51worseworse
Value for Money24better31better38
Shopineer score49better72better69better53better56
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 8Windows 10Windows 10 ProWindows 8 64-BitWindows 8.1 64-Bit
Display Type
Resolution1366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 768
LCD FeaturesLED backlight, 200 nits, 16:9 aspect ratioGlossy DisplayLED backlight
ProcessorAMD E1-2100 1.0GHzbetterIntel Core i5 6200U - 2.3 Processor 4 RAMbetterProcessor: Intel Core i3-6006UbetterIntel Bay Trail-M Celeron N2815 Processor (1.86GHz Clock Speed, betterIntel Celeron N2840 2.16 GHz
Base Frequency1 GHzbetter1.86 GHzbetter2.16 GHz
Boost Frequency
Memory4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
Max Memory Supported8 GB8 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3 1600DDR3 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD320 GBbetter500 GBbetter500 GBbetter500 GBbetter500 GB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
Webcam720p HDBuilt-in HD WebcamYes
Battery6-cell, 2200mAh Li-Cylinder battery3-Cell 3000mAh 34WHrs Li-ion Battery4-Cell Li-Cylinder
Battery Life5 hours4 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon HD 8210worseDVD RW Optical Drive Intel HD - Graphics CardbetterworseIntel HD GraphicsworseIntel HD Graphics
Video Memory
CommunicationLAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
Weight5.73 lbs.better4.7 lbs.better5.6 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake973
Anno 1404592
Anno 20702310711
Anno 2205114
ArmA 2
Ashes of the Singularity1
Assassin's Creed Syndicate8
Assassin's Creed Unity35
Assassin´s Creed III1191
Battlefield 110
Battlefield 310863
Battlefield 410432
Battlefield Hardline13921
BioShock Infinite17872
Borderlands 25294
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare5043
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare
Call of Juarez Benchmark18
Civilization 5131
Civilization VI43
Company of Heroes 23322
Crysis - CPU Benchmark512673
Crysis - GPU Benchmark3721123
Crysis 2333
Crysis 39512
Crysis Warhead
Darksiders II119
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising79246
Dead Space 330131010
Deus Ex Human Revolution201211
Deus Ex Mankind Divided633
Diablo III2114118
Dirt 325171513
Dirt Rally1371312
Dirt Showdown161384
Dishonored 2
Doom 3
Dota 2 Reborn162317
Dota 2765
F.E.A.R. 2
F1 201132211312
F1 201212122112
F1 201312121211
F1 20141312912
FIFA 16211510
Fallout 4444
Far Cry 23916
Far Cry 319114
Far Cry 464
Far Cry Primal6
Farming Simulator 17311034
Fifa 118727
Fifa 1257341913
Fifa 13853424
Fifa 147528
Fifa 1519
For Honor61
GRID 213101313
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto5
GTA V272
Ghost Recon Wildlands2
Guild Wars 235145
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark72
Hitman 20164
Just Cause 211
Just Cause 367
Left 4 Dead3723
Mad Max101
Mafia 210101411
Mafia 3
Mass Effect 311813
Mass Effect Andromeda16
Max Payne 314417
Metal Gear Solid V141093
Metro 20331292
Mirror's Edge Catalyst42
Need for Speed 201611
Need for Speed Shift1
No Man's Sky
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1482
Resident Evil 51877
Resident Evil 779
Rise of the Tomb Raider421
Saints Row IV633
Sims 3923614
Sims 427878
Sleeping Dogs12944
Star Wars Battlefront1166
StarCraft 235141211
Supreme Commander - FA Bench202
The Crew1081
The Division5
The Elder Scrolls Online171493
The Evil Within956
The Secret World2218
The Witcher 3643
Titanfall 277312
Tomb Raider16964
Torchlight 257238
Trackmania Nations Forever902316
Watch Dogs 2
Watch Dogs28
World in Conflict - Benchmark51175
World of Tanks v83418156
World of Warcraft472786
World of Warships179811
X-Plane 10.2511631