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Lenovo B50-30 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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The optional display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format in Full HD (1920 x 1080) or HD (1366 x 768) resolution. Whether you choose integrated Intel HD, NVIDIA GeForce or AMD... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B50-30 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Lenovo B50-30 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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27 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of this age and type range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the B50-30, the Lenovo B50-30's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo B50-30 has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the B50-30. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 25GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Lenovo B50-30's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most portable PCs of this age and type use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Lenovo B50-30 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo B50-30 is a two total number of SATA connectors portable PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 770MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys range from 660MHz to 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Lenovo B50-30 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 5 hours, the Lenovo B50-30 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the B50-30. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B50-30 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 510GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-30 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the B50-30.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. 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.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo B50-30 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-30 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B50-30 is 5.5GB. The Lenovo B50-30 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

With a cache memory of only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo B50-30 has a very small cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the B50-30. The average cache memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the B50-30 is 3MB, and the cache memorys range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-30 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B50-30. The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B50-30 range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs of this age and spec is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-30 that we have assessed, the Lenovo B50-30's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes, the Lenovo B50-30 has one of the smallest maximum internal memorys amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B50-30 have maximum internal memorys of between 8.1GB and 33GB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B50-30 is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B50-30 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo B50-30 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the B50-30 is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo B50-30 has one of the dimmest display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B50-30 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo B50-30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-30 is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo B50-30 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 12GB. The Lenovo B50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the B50-30 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The Lenovo B50-30 has one of the slowest processor boost frequencys (only 2.41 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo B50-30 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of this type and age have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is in fact the worst processor cache level across all similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

The best processor cache level across similar types of laptop is L3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo B50-30 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B50-30.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B50-30 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B50-30.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo B50-30 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B50-30.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Expert Reviews

(2)
5 May 2015

Plenty of laptop for the money ? including a 500GB hard disk - for less than £200...

Design, price, storage
Comfortable and sensible keyboard
Subtle and smart design
Bargain price
15 inches for little money
3D camera
Sluggish performance
Poor lowresolution screen
Average battery life
Below average performance
12 March 2015

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 19 January 2015 by Karen S.
(Verified Purchase)

One can spend twice as much elsewhere and not be satisfied. Check out this unit...

Very reliable manufacturer with a strong pedigree. Excellent battery time--fast enough, both in clockspeed and what have you. Feels substantial, keyboard easy, touchscreen versatile. Has Webcam, mic,
Excellent value
Sleek design, does what a computer should. Touch screen is fun, except when the kids are around
Little bit of bloatware, but after running freeware IoBit Uninstaller no probs still much storage and much to recommend
After about 35 days of ownership, the left mouse button sticks in the "clicked" position and the track pad operates erratically
Reviewed 1 December 2014 by Dr. Rajarshi Raha
(Verified Purchase)

Not good. You have to push the keys very hard so that you don't miss letters or numbers. Touch typing is difficult. The battery doesn't charge properly. The charger is temperamental. The battery... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo mca29, lenovo mca29u, lenovo mca29uk
Barcodes 00888772462024, 00888965167408, 00888965185518, 00888965185594, 00888965185679, 00888965186119

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