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).
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:59/ 100

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Product nameLenovo Essential G505 (59371430)Partaker 4K Support Gaming Laptop Computer Notebook PC 15.6 Inch GT940MX VRAMLenovo ThinkPad E560 - 39.624 cmASUS D550MA-RS01-WHLenovo B5030
CPU Benchmark52better77better73better54better55
GPU Benchmark23worsebetter51worseworse
Value for Money48worse47better64
Shopineer score59better70better6759better66
Operating SystemWindows 8LinuxWindows 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 CoreTM i5-7200U ProcessorbetterIntel Core i5-6200UbetterIntel 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 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 8210worse15.6 Inch with Nvidia GT940MX VRAM 2G Video 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
Alien: Isolation148
Anno 1404918
Anno 2070231095
Anno 2205114
Ark Survival Evolved43
Ashes of the Singularity94
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
Assassin's Creed Unity34
Assassin´s Creed III79
Assassin´s Creed IV: Black Flag141143
Assassin´s Creed Origins1
Batman: Arkham City2217118
Batman: Arkham Knight13
Batman: Arkham Origins141254
Battlefield 1101
Battlefield 310842
Battlefield 410771
Battlefield Hardline13921
Battlefield: Bad Company 2114
BioShock Infinite17872
Borderlands 25263
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare
Call of Duty WWII1212
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare353
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2201453
Call of Duty: Black Ops 332
Call of Duty: Ghosts333
Civilization 5137
Civilization VI53
Civilization: Beyond Earth631
CoD: Modern Warfare 3181076
Company of Heroes 23321
Counter-Strike: GO19121019
Crysis - CPU Benchmark24
Crysis - GPU Benchmark2028
Crysis 2235
Crysis 39521
Darksiders II78
Dead Space 330131010
Destiny 21016
Deus Ex Human Revolution20128
Deus Ex Mankind Divided135
Diablo III2114118
Dirt 32517613
Dirt 4102
Dirt Rally131266
Dirt Showdown1613103
Dishonored 2
Dota 2 Reborn291814
Dota 2765
Dragon Age: Inquisition86
F1 201212121912
F1 20131212127
F1 20142716124
F1 2017108
FIFA 1636149
FIFA 182911
Fallout 433
Far Cry 319114
Far Cry 464
Far Cry Primal41
Farming Simulator 1721535
Fifa 12633823
Fifa 13853424
Fifa 147526
Fifa 1515
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark5
For Honor3111
GRID 21310138
GRID: Autosport131392
GTA V1412
Ghost Recon Wildlands110
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier153
Guild Wars 235145
Hitman 201632
Hitman: Absolution5433
Just Cause 29
Just Cause 353
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Mad Max71
Mafia 210101312
Mafia 3
Mass Effect 31189
Mass Effect Andromeda2
Max Payne 37417
Medal of Honor: Warfighter9882
Metal Gear Solid V141047
Metro 203312921
Metro: Last Light5431
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor88
Middle-earth: Shadow of War1353
Mirror's Edge Catalyst72
Need for Speed 201611
Need for Speed Payback1109
Need for Speed: Most Wanted16537
Need for Speed: Rivals6313
No Man's Sky
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds219
Rainbow Six Siege137
Resident Evil 51868
Resident Evil 7108
Rise of the Tomb Raider531
Risen 2: Dark Waters4773
Risen 3: Titan Lords763
Rocket League193
Ryse: Son of Rome74
Saints Row IV633
Sims 33024
Sims 427878
Sleeping Dogs12943
Splinter Cell: Blacklist851
Star Wars Battlefront 21
Star Wars Battlefront1245
StarCraft 235141111
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm391593
Supreme Commander - FA Bench15
Team Fortress 21310313
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified10713
The Crew1081
The Division5
The Elder Scrolls Online171493
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim10962
The Evil Within 266
The Evil Within956
The Witcher 3543
Titanfall 258
Tomb Raider16963
Torchlight 2582921
Total War: Rome II1077
Total War: Shogun 2265
Trackmania Nations Forever892310
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III6
Watch Dogs 29
Watch Dogs28
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein: The New Order18146
World of Tanks v83313156
World of Warcraft472787
World of Warships17885
X-Plane 10.2511651
X-Plane 11.1116