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Customer reviews for Lenovo Lenovo G560

15.6" build-your-own with enhanced performance & style Improved graphics, faster CPU, battery-extending technology & numeric keypad.

Average customer rating:
4.35 out of 5
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19 of 20(95%)customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Lenovo G560
Review 1 for Lenovo G560
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3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Axel

Good for what you pay

Date:April 26, 2012
"The lenovo pop ups are annoying and the computer some times won't wake up from sleep and I have to restart it. Other than that very happy."
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Review 2 for Lenovo G560
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Andrew
Location:Metairie
Owned Product:7-12 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Home
Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory:4 GB or more

Lenovo G560

Date:December 24, 2011
Pros: Durability, Screen size, Build Quality, Battery, Processor, Memory
"I bought this laptop as an inexpensive laptop (under $400.00) for my kids, but now wish I would have bought this laptop for myself instead of Toshiba Satellite L655-S5061($400.00+), which experienced a hard drive failure after 4 months of purchase and now the battery is not holding a charge adequately after only having laptop for no more than 1 year."
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Review 3 for Lenovo G560
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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auntmabels
Location:Montgomery, Texas
Owned Product:1-6 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Premium
Processor:Intel Pentium Dual Core
Memory:4 GB or more

GREAT I Love It.

Date:April 4, 2011
Cons: Storage, Display resolution, Warranty, Wireless card, Memory, Support, Input/Output compatibility, Battery, Weight, Security Features, Keyboard/peripherals, Included Software, Software compatibility, Processor, Build Quality, Screen size, Display performance, Durability
"Bought this first of January, it was cheap under $400.00 but anything is better than an old computer that bit the dust. My last computer was 8 years old and a desktop. 50 G's of memory and full. I am in business and everything I do goes thought my computer. If the computer don't work I don't either. We do embroidery, vinyl, screenprinting. Wanted a lap top so I could take it home with me at night and on weekends and work.
If it cost $5,000.00 for this machine it would not be overpriced. Since I don't game I can't tell you about that. I do watch netflick and it works GREAT. Its fast, light weight and I have magicTalk on here so I can call anyone with out a phone and talk to my computer and they hear me great and I hear them o.k. I say O.K. because I am 70 and I need a little more sound for my old ears. Skype works great and the first time I have ever used it.
Keep making this computer Lenovo it is a winner. It will do anything for home, school or business and I do a lot of art work in my business.
If I was to change anything I'd add a little lift up on the left click of my pad button so I would be able to feel it and not have to stop and look to make sure I was on it."
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Review 4 for Lenovo G560
OverallOverall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
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4 out of 5
4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Michaelcast
Location:San Diego, CA
Owned Product:1-6 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor:Intel Core i3
Memory:4 GB or more

Best deal for the budget

Date:March 4, 2011
Pros: Battery, Weight, Processor, Memory, Build Quality, Storage
Cons: Keyboard/peripherals, no hdmi
"First of all, I am a computer tech; so when I was looking for a good deal I made sure it was a great deal. I made some tweaks to boost its performance and this is a great buy. I've had this laptop for around one month, it runs great and is very fast. I rendered a 2 minute video in seconds that would usually take five minutes in my desktop. There are a couple things I don't like, but not too bad though. For example, it doesn't have an HDMI entrance. Another thing that I hate is the Fn key on the bottom left. The Ctrl key should be there not the Fn key. The Veriface feature is nice but it hardly ever works. Now the features I do like is the One Touch Back Up. This button is located to the right of the laptop and it will allow you to recover lost date, I have yet to use it but I did put a password on it so no one can delete my files without the password. Also, the battery will last at least three hours but maybe more. I have never kept time on how long it lasts, but its for sure more than three hours. Overall I am satisfied with this laptop and I've recommended it to a couple friends that are looking for a laptop. For the price, features, performance, and for reliability of Lenove this laptop is a great buy; you can't go wrong with this."
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Review 5 for Lenovo G560
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4 out of 5
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fountainofclyde
Location:Lafayette, IN
Owned Product:Less than a month
Operating System:Windows 7 Premium
Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory:2 GB

A Multi-Tasking Machine.

Date:February 10, 2011
Pros: Weight, Durability, Memory, Keyboard/peripherals, Screen size, Storage, Display performance
Cons: Included Software
"After several years, my first lenovo had finally taken too much abuse. After being dropped several times, having water spilled on it, and overall overly gamed on, it died. I lovingly laid it to rest and went shopping for a new computer.
I needed a laptop that could easily handle my lifestyle. Always on the road, taking online classes, and constantly playing some sort of MMO. This Lenovo G560 easily and beautifully did all of this for me.
While this laptop doesn't rock out with an i5, it does rock hard enough to support my constant abuse. I like to browse the internet while playing my games, and writing some sort of paper.
The number pad on the side was a brilliant touch. You don't realize how much you use one of those things, until you don't have one. The keyboard keys are well spaced and clearly marked, and the wide screen is perfect for multi-boxing.
The only complaint that comes to mind is the amount of useless programs that come standard with the machine. As long as you don't mind