The FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK U745 is a slim and light Ultrabook for professionals supporting optimum mobility for business trips and ergonomics in the office. Its low weight from 1.55 kg combined...
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22 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lifebook U745 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
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Fujitsu Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Fujitsu have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Fujitsu also has good ratings across its entire range.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Lifebook U745.
Alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the ThinkPad T450[pl_2746927_price], or the X250[pl_2928645_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885453_price].
Very Big Internal Memory
The average internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. The Lifebook U745 has one of the bigger internal memory (12 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Fujitsu Lifebook U745 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Fujitsu portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lifebook U745 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The Lifebook U745 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Lifebook U745.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think the T450s[pl_2967417_price], and the T450s[pl_2967417_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2090365_price] (SSD).
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The Lifebook U745 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lifebook U745 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Lenovo X240[plb_2984080_price] which has better reviews; or the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2871919_price], or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928645_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Lifebook U745 has a front camera.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2783808_price], or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729373_price] which is cheaper.
Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2736830_price].
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The Lifebook U745 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.2 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lifebook U745 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lifebook U745 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Lifebook U745 do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the X250[pl_2928645_price], or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2831123_price] both from Lenovo or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729373_price].
500 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Lifebook U745 is a 500 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Lifebook U745 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The Lifebook U745 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.
The Lifebook U745 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Lifebook U745 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Lifebook U745 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.
Alternative 1.6kg heavy laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper portable PCs such as the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729373_price].
If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882106_price] (1.6kg) which is also cheaper.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lifebook U745 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lifebook U745 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
Very Short Battery Recharge Time
With a battery recharge time of only 2 hours, the Lifebook U745 has one of the shorter battery recharge times amongst notebook PCs of this age. The battery recharge times of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Lifebook U745 range from 2h to 23h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.9h.
Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Lifebook U745 have widths of between 28mm and 430mm. At only 332.6 millimeters, the Lifebook U745 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lifebook U745.
The heights of laptops of this spec and age range from 11mm to 2,400mm. With a height of only 19 millimeters, the Lifebook U745 is one of the thinner medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Lifebook U745 amongst portable PCs of this age.
5 Reasons Against
The price range of portable PCs of this age and type is from £149 to £3,405. We think that this notebook PC looks expensive compared to other portable PCs of this age and type.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 14 inches, the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Lifebook U745 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".
If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the T550[pl_2954049_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the T550[pl_2954083_price] (15.6" and cheaper) both from Lenovo.
Very Small Flash Memory
With a flash memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 has a fairly small flash memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Lifebook U745. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Lifebook U745 have flash memory of between 8GB and 520GB.
Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System
The Lifebook U745 has a better recovery operating system than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a Windows 8 recovery operating system. Across all notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the recovery operating system ranges from Windows 10 Pro (worst) to Windows 8.1 Pro (best).
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.
3 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Fujitsu released the Lifebook U745.
Average Battery Life
At 9.3 hours, the Lifebook U745 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Lifebook U745.
Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the T450[pl_2953891_price] (10.08h and cheaper), the T450[pl_2954085_price] (10.08h and cheaper), or the T450[pl_2966422_price] (10.08h and cheaper) all from Lenovo.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 512 gigabytes, the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lifebook U745.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2993347_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.
+1 Other reason
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
SO-DIMM, On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Solid-State Drive Capacity
SSD Form Factor
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Recovery Operating System
Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-C)
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