Summary: I feel I must warn people about this computer. This computer has a known faulty system board which will sooner or later leave the owner with a perfectly useless laptop, myself being one of them.
Summary: I have been pleased with this laptop. It stays relatively cool when in use and lasts quite a while on the battery supplied (I get about 4+ hours when word processing and browsing the web). I have a slightly different model. I have an E420 1141-A51. This machine is not for gaming.
Summary: Just as the title says - my motherboard died after about 4 months of owning this laptop. Lenovo had me ship the laptop out for repair, and took 4 weeks to finally ship it back. They refused to be flexible with delivery and tried to ship it while I was on vacation.
Summary: I recently bought the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420 through Amazon. The seller (Circuitcity) was very responsive and delivered the item 2 days prior to the estimated delivery date based on my request :-) I've been using the laptop for the past few days and here's my objective assessment of its features.
Summary: I had it for two months and it suddenly died. I've been very careful with it, thus I was very surprised. But, I'm not alone just read about these pple having to change their motherboards after a couple of weeks of having it new. And even having to repleace their mother boards several times... [...]
Summary: Compared to my 3 year old Acer 5515 this is a rocketship. As configured the WEI is 5.9, the HDD and memory are the bottlenecks. Keyboard is amazing, the touchpad is also great. The trackpoint, thaat is new to me and I am still working on it.
Great machine but the screen WAS too poor for me so I replaced it!!
Major Steve Trevor, Amazon
8 December 2011
Summary: It's a sad mistake on the part of Lenovo to make this wonderful fast laptop with a dim screen. It's not a terrible screen,.. It's clear and whatever.. But sitting next to my other laptops it looks blurry and dark. UPDATE!!!