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Lenovo ThinkPad E450

Lenovo ThinkPad E450 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E450 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,358 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad E450 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E450.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E450 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of this age and type is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E450. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad E450 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The ThinkPad E450 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E450 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E450 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Six Battery Cells

The ThinkPad E450 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the ThinkPad E450 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E450. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E450 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E450 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E450 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this age and type is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad E450.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad E450 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E450 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E450

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad E450 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the ThinkPad E450 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E450.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 9h battery life laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price].

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (9.3h), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3081569_price] (9.9h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E450 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the HP 250[plb_2745520_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3081569_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E450 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If this Lenovo notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E450.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad E450 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E450.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841728_price] (1.8kg), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2794147_price] (1.8kg) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2865899_price] (1.8kg).

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Specification

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Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo i55200, lenovo 20dc004, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20dc00b1, lenovo i55200u4, lenovo 20dc004c, lenovo i55200u4g, lenovo 20dc004cu, lenovo memory500, lenovo 20dc00b1u, lenovo 20dc00b1us, lenovo i55200u4gb, lenovo 20dc004cus, lenovo memory500g, lenovo memory500gb
Barcodes 00738676696998, 00884148713547, 00888965836748, 00888965837202, 00888965837400

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