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lenovo g50-80 running slow/up

2018-08-06, 14:48 PM

I bought a Lenovo G50 a couple of years ago online and really only use it for a handful of things (pictures, web browsing, etc...) I do nothing on there that would use up any considerable amount of memory. The specs on mine are Lenovo Essential G50 15.6" (500GB, AMD E-Series, 1.35GHz, 4GB) Notebook. I know that HDD needs to be switched, but I am baffled as to why it running as slow and laggy as it is. It literally makes no sense. I haven't taken the cover off the laptop yet, but can anyone assist in knowing what the max ram capacity for this version of the laptop is? And I will be buying a SSD soon, so anything helpful that you can add to the topic at hand would be most appreciated (hard drive back up tips, etc...) Thanks in advance. 


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Re: lenovo g50-80 running slow/up

2018-08-06, 15:31 PM

Hi thastriker,


Welcome to the Community Forums.


It would help if you share the machine number /MTM ( ex.80G0008BUS) from the sticker or get it from here. This would show more details aside from your current Windows version ( Win 7/ Win 8.1/ Win 10 32/ 64 bit etc.).


In general, G50 platform specification:


N2830 / N3530 models:
8GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, non-parity, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket, system automatically clocks down for 1333MHz DDR3 memory controller

Other models: 16GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets


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