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13 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable 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 around for a similar time to it.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other brands.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo S510 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S510. Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S510 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo S510's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U410[plb_2650433_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo S510 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S510.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo S510 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S510.
+8 More reasons for
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo S510 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S510 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo S510 has a very big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the S510.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo S510 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S510. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S510 range from 2GB to 32GB.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
10 Reasons Against
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S510 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo S510 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S510.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo S510 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.
Very Short Battery Life
With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Lenovo S510 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. 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.
Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the S510 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo S510 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Four Battery Cells
The Lenovo S510 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the S510 have between one and eight battery cells.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this age and spec.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S510
Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo S510 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3").
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo S510 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age.
+4 Other reasons
The Lenovo S510 has a relatively standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo S510 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB and higher rated).
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo S510 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the S510.
If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz), or the Acer Aspire S3[plb_2647566_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
Discrete 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
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
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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Coolant can be customized color and replace
Fast and easy installation process
Covered with 2 years of warranty
Only certain casing can fit this beast
Tube is easily kink
Coolant become cloudy over times
USB cable is not braided
Kailh blue switches are slightly louder than Cherry MX blues
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