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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T431s is 24GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all laptops.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Lenovo T431s has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T431s is 290MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo T431s has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the T431s do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo T431s has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T431s.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo T431s supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
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Fairly Long Battery Life
The shortest battery life of ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the T431s is 3.5h, the longest is 18h, and the average battery life is 8.2h. With a battery life of 9 hours, the Lenovo T431s has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the T431s.
Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (10h) which is also higher rated.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 360GB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst ultrabooks of this age.
Quite Big Screen Size
Ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 11" and 16". The Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger screen sizes (14 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the T431s is 16GB and the biggest is 33GB. The Lenovo T431s has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age.
Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
Ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the T431s have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the T431s that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Lenovo T431s's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This portable PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T431s range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.9GB. At 12 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the T431s.
5 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo T431s is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.
Very Small Internal Memory
Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T431s have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T431s has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
If this ultrabook internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (6GB).
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T431s do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo T431s is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The Lenovo T431s is a three battery cell count portable PC.
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Quite Small Processor Cache
The processor caches of laptops of a similar type and age to the T431s range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB. The Lenovo T431s has one of the smaller processor caches (only 3 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T431s
Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo T431s has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo T431s has a pretty typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
+3 Other reasons
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo T431s has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T431s.
HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo T431s has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and type. This Lenovo notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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.
Carbon, Carbon fiber, Magnesium
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM, SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater v4
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Optional Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 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
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video