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Lenovo G50-30 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 8GB May 2014
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15.6" HD Widescreen Display.This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Epic Sound And VisionThanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys (896 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys range from 640MHz to 900MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-30 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-30 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo G50-30 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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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23 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 25GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 10GB/s to 26GB/s. At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-30 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz. At only 896 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 29GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptops 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

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 313 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-30. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30 is 430MHz.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-30 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.9. With a PCI Express slots version of only 2, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-30.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-30 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo G50-30 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-30 is 30Wh, the biggest is 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh. The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 32 watt-hours) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-30 is 4.7MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Lenovo G50-30 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the worst memory slots amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is the best memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-30 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops of this age and spec range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.66 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs of this type and age have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo G50-30 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is in fact the worst processor cache level across all many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-30.

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

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-30 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo G50-30 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average hard drive speed of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30 is 5,900 RPM.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

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

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor cores portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard processor frequency (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-30.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G50-30.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-30.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might also 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

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G50-30.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-30.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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