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Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 840MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad W541. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541 is 200MHz, the fastest is 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. Similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 17 G2 (2.9GHz).

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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 a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the ThinkPad W541 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad W541 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 5,200h. The ThinkPad W541 has a fairly long battery life (11.1 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The ThinkPad W541 has a quite big battery capacity (99.9 watt-hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 2,700Wh.

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Nine Battery Cells

The ThinkPad W541 is a nine battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. The ThinkPad W541 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 5,800 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the ThinkPad W541 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

The worst memory slots across comparable types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.8 gigahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 3.1GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

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

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 the processor caches 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 came out more than a year ago. This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have a L2 processor cache.

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

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs of this age and type is 380mm, and the widths range from 260mm to 430mm. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is one of the narrower many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 (only 376.6 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar 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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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad W541 is 780GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad W541 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The speaker power of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 range from 1W to 4W. The ThinkPad W541 has a quite low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 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 Lenovo released the ThinkPad W541.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541.

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Average Screen Size

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

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Zbook 17 G2 (£1,135.84) (17.3"), or the ZBook 17 G2 (17.3") both from HP.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a relatively typical 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

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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 (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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
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 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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
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
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
Thunderbolt 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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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 Demand Based Switching
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
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74910, lenovo i74710, lenovo i74710m, lenovo i74910m, lenovo i74910mq, lenovo 500gb500, lenovo i74710mq, lenovo 500gb500g, lenovo 500gb500gb
Barcodes 00889233134924, 00889233135143, 00889233135327, 00889233135808, 00889233135952, 00889233136157, 00889233139271, 00889233147788, 04053162703940

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