If you are looking for a solid and reliable all-round notebook the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A544 is the right solution. With its high-definition 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) outdoor-friendly anti-glare LCD display...
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13 Reasons For
Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version
The PCI Express slot versions of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2 to 3. At 3, the LifeBook A544 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A544.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The LifeBook A544 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook A544 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A544 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The LifeBook A544 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Fujitsu Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
We checked 115 user and expert reviews for Fujitsu notebook PCs and found that on average Fujitsu has good reviews. We also found that Fujitsu has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the LifeBook A544.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.
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Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A544, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a front camera.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The LifeBook A544 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A544 the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
At 4,500 milliamperes * hour, the LifeBook A544 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Laptops of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.
10 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only 300:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The LifeBook A544 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 300:1. That's 40% less typical contrast ratio than a 500:1 notebook PC, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. The best typical contrast ratio of all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A544 is 1000:1 and the worst is 250:1.
+7 More reasons against
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The LifeBook A544 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The display brightnesss of laptops of this spec and age range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A544 have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, including the LifeBook A544 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A544
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.5 gigahertz, the LifeBook A544 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the LifeBook A544.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the LifeBook A544 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A544.
+4 Other reasons
With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the LifeBook A544 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50-A (2.4kg).
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the LifeBook A544 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 2
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Optional Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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