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Fujitsu LifeBook A514 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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The FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK A514 is a solid everyday notebook with a 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) anti-glare HD display in a 16:9 widescreen format. You can also enjoy media on your TV via HDMI, charge... More
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Hands on review : Fujitsu Lifebook A514 (Ci3/8GB/500GB) Best in class : Budjet Laptop!!

12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on five expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.org this Fujitsu portable PC has an average expert rating of 80%.

Nice Design

One Fujitsu LifeBook A514 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was smooth. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Working with the LifeBook A514 is a smooth experience”.

Easy to Use

One Fujitsu LifeBook A514 owner concluded that the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 had a good experience.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Fujitsu Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Fujitsu medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Fujitsu is one of the better rated brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A514 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and spec the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The LifeBook A514 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A514.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A514 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The LifeBook A514 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A514 have between two and eight battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is a two SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year, the LifeBook A514's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A514 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A514 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A514 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this age and type is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the LifeBook A514 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2993340_price] (180GB).

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The LifeBook A514 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A514. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of this type and age range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook A514.

If this Fujitsu notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X240[plb_2984080_price] (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the LifeBook A514 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A514. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A514 is 2kg.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A514, the LifeBook A514 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of laptops of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A514 is 1MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.9 megapixels, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most laptops of this age and spec have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the LifeBook A514 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Thick

At 30.9 millimeters, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The heights of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A514 range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A514

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the LifeBook A514.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The LifeBook A514 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Battery Life

The LifeBook A514 has a fairly typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A514.

If this Fujitsu laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440[plb_3016164_price] (8.6h) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
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Memory Slot
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
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Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Included Driver
Trial Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel AES New Instructions
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Cable Lock Slot
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Weight & Dimensions
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Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(5)
6 August 2015

In Review: Fujitsu LifeBook A514. Test model courtesy of Cyberport.Working with the LifeBook A514 is a smooth experience: No question, the combination of a current Haswell i3 and Samsung SSD can...

25 August 2015

Bête de travail inconstante. Le LifeBook A514 tente de se distinguer des ordinateurs bureautiques abordables traditionnels, en intégrant un CPU i3 ainsi qu'un SSD. Ce duo s'avère plutôt... Read more…

Combination of 3 CPU and SSD ensures smooth operation, solid software equipment, aboveaverage display contrast
La combinacin de CPU 3 y SSD asegura un funcionamiento fluido
Slida equipacin software
Display de contraste superior a la media
Kombination aus 3CPU und SSD garantiert flssiges Arbeiten, solide Softwareausstattung, berdurchschnittlich kontrastreiches Display
With belowaverage luminance, suboptimal priceperformance ratio
Con iluminacin por debajo de la media
Relacin preciorendimiento subptima
Mit unterdurchschnittlicher Helligkeit, suboptimales PreisLeistungsVerhltnis
Ma luminosit sotto la media, rapporto prezzoperformance sotto la media
15 August 2015

Oficinista de turbo inconsistente. El LifeBook A514 quiere destacar de entre los típicos portátiles de oficina baratos con una CPU i3 CPU y un SSD. Esto funciona bastante bien en términos de... Read more…

31 July 2015

Das Fujitsu LifeBook A514 wurde uns zur Verfügung gestellt von:Mit dem Lifebook A514 geht das Arbeiten flüssig von der Hand: Keine Frage, die Kombination aus aktuellem Haswell i3 und Samsung SSD...

17 August 2015

Inconsistente turbo da ufficio. Il LifeBook A514 vuole emergere dalla massa dei classici portatili economici da ufficio con una CPU i3 ed un SSD. Questa configurazione funziona abbastanza bene in... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujitsu vfya5140m45, fujitsu vfya5140m45a, fujitsu vfya5140m45ao, fujitsu vfya5140m45aog, fujitsu vfya5140m45aogb
Barcodes 04053026811743, 04054681918860, 05054629803370

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