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Lenovo IdeaPad U330p

Lenovo IdeaPad U330p 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of a similar age and spec to the IdeaPad U330p range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. The Lenovo IdeaPad U330p has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (2 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The IdeaPad U330p has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330p has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop 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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2.2kg. The IdeaPad U330p is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330p (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1530282_price] (1.6kg).

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo IdeaPad U330p which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The IdeaPad U330p has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the IdeaPad U330p has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330p is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the IdeaPad U330p has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad U330p is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2649039_price] (180GB), or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2353454_price] (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad U330p have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo IdeaPad U330p does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The IdeaPad U330p has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of portable PCs of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Lenovo IdeaPad U430[plb_2353460_price] (14").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330p has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330p have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E1-570[plb_2078839_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The IdeaPad U330p is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330p have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the IdeaPad U330p does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U330p

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the IdeaPad U330p.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The IdeaPad U330p has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the IdeaPad U330p has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the IdeaPad U330p.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the ProBook 440[pl_2353338_price] (9.25h), or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2505029_price] (9.25h) both from HP.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330p has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the IdeaPad U330p.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 64bi, lenovo u330, lenovo u330p, lenovo 64bit
Barcodes 00888228381060

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ThinkPad T540 vs IdeaPad U330p

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Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Lenovo IdeaPad U330p
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
£ 1,048.87
5,191h Longer Battery Life
75% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Nine Battery Cells
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Heavier
Does Not Feature Intel Matrix Storage Technology

Lenovo X220 vs Lenovo IdeaPad U330p

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Lenovo X220
2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
Lenovo IdeaPad U330p
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
£ 220.68
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Hugely Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Two More Battery Cells
One More USB 2.0 Port
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
One Less Display Supported by On-Board Grap

LifeBook E754 vs IdeaPad U330p

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Fujitsu LifeBook E754
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
£ 651.20
Two More USB 3.0 Ports
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
64% Longer Battery Life
192GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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