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Gateway DS50

Gateway DS50
alaScore 81

4 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Gateway DS50. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway DS50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 4 reviews)

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Expert review by: Robin Morris (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Gateway DS50 review

 

The modern Windows PC may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but few are as compact as the corporate-friendly Gateway DS50.

The Gateway DS50 isn’t about performance â€" which will almost certainly be sufficient for most businesses. Instead it’s about a compact size and quiet operation. It won’t be perhaps as easy to upgrade or repair as big-box PCs, but it’ll...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: (desktoppcs.org.uk)

Gateway DS50 Desktop PC Review

 

Gateway has the history of being trendsetting in its efforts and with the latest DS series, it has kept up the impression.  With a rags to riches story, this company plans to make a comeback with the new DS series business desktops.  Does it succeed? ...

Designed accordingly for small businesses, the Gateway DS50 Desktop PC covers all their needs. Gaming might not be a smart choice with this one.  It is capable of multimedia editing.  There has been a mixed response with its release but so far there is...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (alphr.com)

Gateway DS50

 

Gateway used to be associated with cheap and cheerful desktop machines but, after the name was revived by Acer in early 2009, the focus has been on corporate systems. The first system to benefit from this new emphasis was the diminutive DU10G (web ID:...

A competent and powerful business machine that's overshadowed by versatile competition

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Gateway - DS50

 

Gateway doesn't seem quite sure where its DS50 small form factor desktop is aimed. It lists it as a business desktop, but the press release talks of its multimedia capabilities. The price of the machine leans ...

To some extent the DS50 is a PC in search of a niche. It has the performance to handle graphics apps, though it's not strong enough graphically for heavyweight gaming. It's certainly capable of video playback, but isn't really equipped as a home cinema...

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2

Processor

Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Clarkdale
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-500 Desktop series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):73

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor package size:37.5