HP 2000-2d49wm is attractively priced at about $250 and, due to its price, it will attract many buyers but the primary concern should be its performance. The laptop comes with 1.3 GHz AMD E-300 dual core CPU, 4GB RAM and 320 GB storage space. As long as your need is based around web surfing, typing documents and social media interaction, this laptop will prove to be a good companion. But if you are looking for a laptop to support higher work load then HP 2000-2d49wm is not suitable for you. Watching videos wouldn’t be a problem with this machine though. The laptop comes with is 320GB hard drive and lacks USB 3.0 ports. Basically, the specs are similar to HP 2000-2d19wm and you can expect similar performance from this laptop. The laptop is currently available at very low price of $250 (approx.) at WalMart. Here is a brief review about the laptop:
HP 2000-2d49wm specification and performance
AMD E-300 Accelerated Processor is a dual core processor and it operates with 1.3 GHz frequency. This APU or accelerated processor comes with 1 MB of L2 cache and doesn’t support Turbocore /auto-overclocking technology. However, all common tasks would run well on this machine. With 4GB memory, you would be able to do basic multitasking on HP 2000-2d49wm. The graphics coming with the laptop is AMD Radeon HD 6310 Radeon, which is a Discrete-Class graphics. Even though it has been rated as discrete class graphics, HD 6310 is an integrated graphics and comes with APU chip. The graphics supports low end gaming and users can play older games like StarCraft 2, Sims 3, world in conflict , left 4 dead, COD modern warfare 2 in low details and settings. User can play Minecraft as well. Using Optifine will give you better result. In spite of above features, you can’t expect much from this laptop as it comes with a weak APU. If you are a budget conscious shopper and looking for a gaming laptop or notebook, then 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 2020M with an entry level 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 740m equipped laptop will work for you.
HP 2000-2d49wm comes with 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM, which can be upgraded up to 8GB. 320GB hard drive operates with 5400 rpm speed and comes with Windows 8 operating system preloaded onto it.
15.6-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display offers native resolution of 1366×768 that would support contents up to 720p only. This is not a touch screen laptop.
Ports and connectivity features are supported by 3 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA (15-pin), 1 Headphone-out, 1 Microphone-in and memory card reader slot that support Secure Digital card formats. HP 2000-2d49wm comes with both, wired and wireless, connectivity features- Fast Ethernet for wired connectivity and 802.11 b/g/n for wi-fi. The laptop is integrated with webcam and a DVD burner.
6-cell 47WHr 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery pack will offer up to 4-5 hours of battery life, on single charge.
Pros of HP 2000-2d49wm
Cons of HP 2000-2d49wm
No USB 3.0 port
No touch screen