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Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 2GB Nov 2012
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
The Fujitsu LIFEBOOK AH512 is a solid everyday notebook with a high-definition 39.6cm (15.6-inch) glossy LCD in 16:9 widescreen format. Additionally you can enjoy all your media on a TV via HDMI.... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and type to the LifeBook AH512 that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the LifeBook AH512 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Fujitsu Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Fujitsu has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook AH512, the LifeBook AH512 has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook AH512 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and spec the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The LifeBook AH512 is a three USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the LifeBook AH512. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook AH512 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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17 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook AH512 is 17GB/s, the fastest is 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. The Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 21.3 gigabytes per second) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook AH512 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the LifeBook AH512 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook AH512 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the LifeBook AH512 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP Probook 650 (4GB), or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (4GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook AH512 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook AH512 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the LifeBook AH512 processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the LifeBook AH512 have between two and three processor threads, including the LifeBook AH512 which has two processor threads.

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Very Small L3 Cache

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the LifeBook AH512 the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook AH512.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook AH512.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the LifeBook AH512 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook AH512.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The LifeBook AH512 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the LifeBook AH512 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Thick

The thinnest portable PC of this age and type is 2.4mm thick, the thickest is 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. With a height of 36.5 millimeters, the LifeBook AH512's height is one of the thickest amongst notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Fujitsu released the LifeBook AH512.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the LifeBook AH512 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G500 (2.3GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Fujitsu LifeBook AH512 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 320 gigabytes, the LifeBook AH512 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus X552CL (£465.95) (500GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Compatible Operating System
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 12 November 2012 by MR C M LEE

After searching the internet and having gained an idea of what type of laptop I was looking for, this popped up as the price was fantastic and seemed to offer all that I needed from such a... Read more…

Reviewed 22 January 2013 by Solid State

Good points: 1. bright led screen 2. quick i3 Pentium 3. 4gb ram expandable to 16gb without upgrading windows. 4. hard drive speed is good, size is 500gb. 5. quiet fan. 6. paint finish is good and... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2013 by Mr. R. A. Jones

I agree with the previous post, it is a cracking piece of kit, well put together and well specced. I am not too keen on the position of the touch pad and the high tension of the right / left click... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2013 by Harry
(Verified Purchase)

I find this computer very responsive,picture quality is superb,really cannot fault it,but still getting my head around window,s 8,i would have preferred window,s 7 which is more user friendly,and... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2013 by Mrs. J. R. Willis
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion this is a really nice laptop. I spent a lot of time inspecting the options for my given my budget, I am happy with the build quality, and the performance goes above and beyond my... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2013 by Mr. Ray Worthington

Read a lot of reviews on this Fujitsu laptop so from past experience liked Fujitsu. Ethernet connections fine for internet use. Wireless connection not possible after many hours trying all the... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2013 by Gimli
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this laptop for my 13 year old daughter to use for school work. So far no problems, She has adapted to using Windows 8 and finds the laptop fast and easy to use. Personally I think the only... Read more…

Reviewed 2 June 2014 by T White

First the camera went faulty then it refused to boot up altogether. When I phoned they asked me if I had reinstalled the operating system and said they would charge me if it was an OS issue. So,... Read more…

Reviewed 19 September 2013 by Paul De-Verre

Please be aware that many of these were sent out by Fujitsu with batteries in sleep mode. I returned one laptop to the shop thinking it was faulty. It would not charge up and only run off the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2013 by Brood

I should say that I bought a 4GB AH512 B960 processor with a 500GB hard drive, not the 320GB here, but it's a great little performer. The 4GB RAM comes on a single board so a simple purchase of... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lifebook vfyah512m32a2, lifebook vfyah512m32a2g, lifebook vfyah512m32a2gb
Barcodes 04051554568832, 04051554568856

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