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A485 Reviews (English and German)

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A485 Reviews (English and German)

#1 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:38 am

The long awaited A485 review from Notebookcheck:

English: Lenovo ThinkPad A485 (Ryzen 5 Pro) Laptop Review

German: Test Lenovo ThinkPad A485 (Ryzen 5 Pro) Laptop
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Re: A485 Reviews (English and German)

#2 Post by WarhawkCZ » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:42 am

I believe that we were all hoping for a different price tag. I've just checked our corporate discount at Lenovo and T480 is 100 USD less than A485 with similar specs.
I need to check one more time because this is hard to believe.

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Re: A485 Reviews (English and German)

#3 Post by dr_st » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:13 am

I'm waiting for some of the Lenovo insiders to educate us on how these models fill a very important market gap, but a 7-row keyboard (or a 3:2 screen) do not. :)
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#4 Post by CrazyTPFan » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:24 am

I want to get my hands on a AMD thinkpad. Youtuber BBISHOPPCM'S World said he was going to get one but he ended going with the T480 because of a rumor that the chassis was more flimsy on the A485/A285.
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#5 Post by Dekks » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:10 am

The more pertinent questions are does the BIOS enable enough power to the machine that it doesn't gimp the GPU without overrunning the cooling system under load.
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#6 Post by ThorOfAsgard » Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:59 am

I'm really tempted to get one of these, now that Lenovo is selling the R5 models at $500 and the R7 models at $600.

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