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Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY

Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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5 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The Ideapad 100-15IBY is a popular choice of laptop.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Ideapad 100-15IBY range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Ideapad 100-15IBY has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (311 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 792 megahertz, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY is 25GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY that we have assessed, the Ideapad 100-15IBY's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Ideapad 100-15IBY is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY is a two SATA connector laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100-15IBY have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Recent Price Increase of £30.99

In the last 47 days the Ideapad 100-15IBY has increased in price by £30.99.

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Ideapad 100-15IBY does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago do have a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to consider including the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2741911_price], or the Toshiba L50-C[plb_2943817_price].

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Ideapad 100-15IBY have a full-size keyboard, however the Ideapad 100-15IBY does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo G500[plb_2433548_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the G500[pl_2433548_price], or the B50-10[pl_3445241_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2964452_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (SSD), the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2735219_price] (SSD), or the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2802546_price] (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Ideapad 100-15IBY has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory laptops and we think the G500[pl_2433548_price], and the G500[pl_2585649_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the C55[pl_2942232_price] (6GB), or the Satellite Pro A50-C[pl_2962162_price] (8GB) both from Toshiba or the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2941676_price] (8GB).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100-15IBY is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has one of the smaller processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz. The Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY has one of the slowest memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Ideapad 100-15IBY is a two processor thread laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Ideapad 100-15IBY is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_3008314_price].

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Ideapad 100-15IBY is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100-15IBY is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100-15IBY. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Ideapad 100-15IBY.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Ideapad 100-15IBY has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of other 2.16GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the Aspire ES1-512[pl_2729469_price], or the Aspire ES1[pl_2842800_price] both from Acer which is cheaper.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Aspire E5-573[pl_2987233_price] (2.2GHz), or the Aspire E5-573[pl_3007094_price] (2.2GHz) both from Acer or the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2941676_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100-15IBY.

Alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the G500[pl_2433548_price], or the G500[pl_2585649_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2729469_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Aspire ES1-512[pl_2729469_price], and the Aspire ES1[pl_2842800_price] both from Acer is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the C55[pl_2942232_price] (750GB), the L50-C[pl_2943817_price] (1TB), or the Satellite Pro A50-C[pl_2962162_price] (1TB) all from Toshiba.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Ideapad 100-15IBY has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2903806_price] (1.9kg), or the HP G4[plb_2905344_price] (2.1kg).

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN Ports
SATA Connector
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80mj00, lenovo 80mj00d, lenovo 80mj00dj, lenovo 80mj00dju, lenovo 80mj00djuk

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