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Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo G50-30 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and Intel HD Gaphics, the G50 offers... More
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4 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo G50-30 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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26 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G50-30 is 10GB/s and the fastest is 26GB/s. When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the Lenovo G50-30's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 854 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-30 range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 29GB.

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

The Lenovo G50-30 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-30 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo G50-30 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G50-30 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 313 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-30.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo G50-30 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The shortest battery life (max) of laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-30 is 2.5h and the longest is 22h.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo G50-30 has a quite old PCI Express slots version (only 2) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-30. The average PCI Express slots version of many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-30 is 2.9.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the G50-30.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.83GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer TravelMate TMB115-MP[plb_2341538_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E545[plb_2857006_price] (1.9GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-30 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-30 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-30 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G50-30 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-30 is 4.7MB. The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-30 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-30 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB. The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-30 range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-30 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.25 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-30.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo G50-30 has a better processor cache level than most many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has a L2 processor cache, whereas most many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have a L3 processor cache.

This portable PC's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G50-30.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level across comparable types of portable PC.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G50-30 is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-30 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-30. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-30 is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-30 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo G50-30 is a four processor threads portable PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50-30.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
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 Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 February 2015

My first impressions of this laptop are impressive. It certainly looks good in a black matt slightly chequered external feel, it's certainly slim at less than 1-inch and when opening the lid... Read more…

Decent keyboard
Good battery life
Easy maintenance and upgrade options
Always quiet operating noise
Low power consumption
Lowcontrast screen
Only 12 month warranty
Beeldscherm met laag contrast
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Brak TN paneel (ook wel te verwachten)

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Bails
Bails would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 Series

I am very happy with my Lenovo laptop..it is everything I wanted a laptop to be...

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