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Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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23 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 25GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 that we have assessed, the ThinkPad W541's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ThinkPad W541 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the laptops of this age and spec which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.7. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 380MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Many processor core portable PCs produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ThinkPad W541 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad W541 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W541 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 5,200h, and the average battery life is 37h. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has one of the longer battery lifes (11.1 hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has more battery cells than most of the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. This notebook PC is a nine battery cell count portable PC compared to most of the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 which only have between two and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh. At 99.9 watt-hours, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

The worst memory slots across similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 is 5,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W541 only have between four and seven processor threads, however the ThinkPad W541 has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. The processor caches of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

The ThinkPad W541 has a better processor cache level than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have a L2 processor cache.

This notebook PC's processor cache level (L3) is actually the best processor cache level across all laptops of this spec and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Narrow

At only 376.6 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541. The average width of laptops of this age and type is 380mm.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 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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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad W541 is 8.4GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 780GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad W541 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W541 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the hard drive capacity of the ThinkPad W541 of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung ATIV Book 8 which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the MSI PE70 2QE (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
Mini DisplayPort
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
Intel FDI Technology
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
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74910, lenovo i74910m, lenovo i74910mq
Barcodes 00889233135273, 00889233137215, 00889233138465

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