Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Gateway DS50

Gateway DS50
alaAverage 3.5

3 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 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.

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 3 of 3 Show Reviews: in English

Expert review by : Robin Morris (techadvisor.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 (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

Certificates

Certification:FCC, CE, CB, GS, TCO'05 / FCC, CE, MET, Nemko (CB & Bauart, GS), TCO'05

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Chassis type:SFF
Color of product:Black / Black, Red
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Number of 5.25" bays:1

Energy Management

Power supply:220

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:733
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 Professional/7 Home Premium/XP Professional\nLinpus Linux X Window\nFreeDOS
Display:MR17V / MR19 / MR19V / MW22
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Platform:PC
Power supply type:AC - DC

Packaging Content

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 5:4
Bundled software:Gateway Recovery Management\nAdobe Reader\nNero 9 Essentials\nWave EMBASSY Security Center / Windows 7 Professional/7 Home Premium/XP Professional\nLinpus Linux X Window\nFreeDOS
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 800:1
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:17 / 19 / 22
Display included:No / Yes
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1680 x 1050
Drivers included: Yes
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD
Chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:220

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: 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
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:i3-550
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Clarkdale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-xxx
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-550
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-500 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H (LGA 1156)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Tcase:72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):73

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:48505
Processor code:SLBUD
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2007 SP2

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.6
Height:10.5
Width:4.02