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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo B5400 has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B5400 range from 8GB to 32GB.
Very New PCI Express Slot Version
Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the B5400 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. When compared to other laptops that were released one year ago that we have checked, the Lenovo B5400's PCI Express slot version of 3 is one of the newest.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the B5400 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Lenovo B5400 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Lenovo B5400 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the B5400.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. The Lenovo B5400 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B5400.
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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo B5400 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price].
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price] (2.6GHz), or the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B5400 that we have assessed, the Lenovo B5400's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the B5400 is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo B5400 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the B5400 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Lenovo B5400 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. The worst processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and type to the B5400 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B5400, the Lenovo B5400 has a full-size keyboard.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo X250[plb_2899232_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_3015996_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2781730_price].
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo B5400 has a front camera.
There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including a cheaper portable PC such as the Lenovo X250[plb_2899232_price] or you might consider a better rated portable PC such as the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_3015996_price].
It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2781730_price].
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the B5400 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo B5400 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B5400.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Six Battery Cells
The Lenovo B5400 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B5400 have between two and eight battery cells.
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 are a comparable age to it.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £53.99
The price of the B5400 increased by £53.99 in the last fortnight.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo B5400 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B5400. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B5400 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo B5400 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B5400.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo B5400 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017136_price], or the ProBook 11[pl_2837133_price] both from HP or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2701391_price].
The Lenovo B5400 is fairly thick (28.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the B5400. The average height of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B5400 is 27mm.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B5400
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the B5400.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B5400 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Other 15.6" laptops currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the ProBook 650[pl_2589709_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2643392_price] both from HP.
Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Inspiron 17 5758[pl_2942103_price] (17.3"), or the Inspiron 17 5748[pl_2962180_price] (17.3") both from DELL or the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2725280_price] (17.3").
Average Battery Life
At 8 hours, the Lenovo B5400 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad T440[pl_2781730_price] (8.4h), the ThinkPad X240[pl_2781602_price] (8.7h), or the ThinkPad E550[pl_2870445_price] (9h) all from Lenovo.
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The Lenovo B5400 has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B5400.
If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_2698953_price] (2.2kg and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 650[plb_2589709_price] (2.3kg and cheaper).
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B5400 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the B5400.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price].
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus X555LA[plb_2763466_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.
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
333, 1333, 133, 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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in 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
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
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)
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Hot, but this is relative
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