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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo G510 laptop. If you have the Lenovo G510 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Lenovo G510 specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core i7-4700MQ (3.4GHz 800MHz 6MB)
Intel Core i5-4200M (3.10GHz 1600MHz 3MB)
Intel Core i3-4000MQ (2.40GHz 1600MHz 3MB)
Intel Pentium 3550M (2.3GHz 400MHz 2MB)
|Screen||15.6“ high-definition (1366 x 768) / 200 nit display, 16:9 widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 1TB HDD storage (5400RPM)|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4600
|Network||10 / 100 Mbps LAN
|Graphics Chip||HD8750M Not Supported|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not recognised|
|Display Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Ethernet||Fully Working (1GB)|
|USB||Both 2.0 and 3.0 Working|
|TouchPad||Working as PS/2 only|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Lenovo G510 here.
SSD only works when fitted to HDD bay, not in DVD caddy.
You can enter a summary of how well the Lenovo G510 works with Linux here.
Works OK. Not blisteringly fast performance.