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Lenovo U410 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Feb 2013
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11 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Lenovo U410 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo U410 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo ultrabooks have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo U410 has a very big total storage capacity (1,024 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the U410. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the U410 is 360GB, and the total storage capacity range from 64GB to 1.1TB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo U410 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U410 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U410.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the Lenovo U410's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The hard drive capacity of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410 range from 120GB to 1TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Lenovo U410 has a fairly big battery capacity (5,900 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the U410. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the U410 is 14mAh and the biggest is 7,600mAh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo U410 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all laptops of this type and age.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo U410 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the U410.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the U410, the Lenovo U410 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Heavy

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo U410 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the U410. The average weight of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U410 is 1.6kg, and the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo U410 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U410 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Lenovo U410 which has 24 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U410

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the U410.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U410 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the U410.

If this Lenovo portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] (10GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the U410.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo T440s[plb_1621569_price] (14.1").

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1537041_price] (2GHz).

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HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo U410 has a better storage medium than most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an HDD storage medium, whereas most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to 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.

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
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PCI Express Configuration
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(47)
14 August 2013

A beautifully made Ultrabook with powerful dedicated graphics, but its screen could be better...

27 July 2013

Lenovo U410: Stylish but hardly suitable for outdoor use Is there such a thing as the perfect ultrabook? Maybe, but it is not the IdeaPad U410 Touch. The manufacturer has eliminated a few points...

10 July 2013

Lenovo has produced a really solid portable gaming machine, but it does feel like its focus on a strong GPU, RAM and hard drive have taken a toll elsewhere. The overall balance is definitely still...

10 July 2013

You might also like... Best Ultrabook: top thin and lights The Lenovo U410 Touch almost seems a bit too good to be true on paper. Decent processor, stonking graphics, acres of RAM, huge storage...

3 January 2013

When I first received the IdeaPad U410 I was extremely excited and eager to start using it. At first glance this Ultrabook does impress. The Ruby Red chassis really stands out among other...

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User Reviews

(82)
Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Pshamo
(Verified Purchase)

Screen making noise while opening and close, and it's now almost imposible to close it or open without screen broke it.

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Worked well for a year, after which it promptly broke (broken hinge cracked the screen from behind).

Reviewed 20 May 2016 by Brendan Burke
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with my purchase...

Reviewed 19 February 2016 by Jorge Oliveira
(Verified Purchase)

We had a few problems with it...the touchscreen started to break at the bottom screws and now its a nightmare because the touchscreen is malfunctioning...

Reviewed 19 February 2016 by B. Milne
(Verified Purchase)

Last slightly longer than the warranty, then the hinges broke, the screen then broke a few days later. Couldn't get parts so a waste of money!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo maha2, lenovo maha2u, lenovo maha2uk
Barcodes 00887263863081, 00887456719874

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