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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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version
The PCI Express slot versions of laptops of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A544 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for 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
The LifeBook A544 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A544 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.
Fujitsu Laptops Have Good Reviews
Fujitsu medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Fujitsu is one of the superior manufacturers.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the LifeBook A544 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The LifeBook A544 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and spec.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The LifeBook A544 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook A544 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the LifeBook A544 has a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A544 WiFi standards range from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A544 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 which has three USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 has a quite big battery capacity (4,500 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A544. The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A544 range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This laptop has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.
Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
The LifeBook A544 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1.695 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the LifeBook A544. Laptops that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A544 have maximum graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.5GB and 5.9GB.
Only 300:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The biggest typical contrast ratio of the LifeBook A544 is 300:1. That's 40% less typical contrast ratio than the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of 500:1. The typical contrast ratio of all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago ranges from 250:1 (worst) to 1000:1 (best).
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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 5.9GB. The LifeBook A544 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1,695 megabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook A544.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the LifeBook A544 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the LifeBook A544 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A544. The dimmest display brightness of laptops of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook A544 is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Fujitsu LifeBook A544 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A544 have between one and four USB 2.0 ports.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
6 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A544
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Fujitsu released the LifeBook A544.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the LifeBook A544 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A544.
The LifeBook A544 has a pretty typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the LifeBook A544 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Average Internal Memory
The LifeBook A544 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A544.
Average Battery Life
The LifeBook A544 has a relatively average battery life (5.33 hours) compared to most of the other portable 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
1 x 4
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) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
1920 x 1200
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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
802.11a, 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 Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, Supervisor, User
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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