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Fujitsu LifeBook A514 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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The FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK A514 is a solid everyday notebook with a 39.6 cm (15.6-inch) anti-glare HD display in a 16:9 widescreen format. You can also enjoy media on your TV via HDMI, charge... More
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Hands on review : Fujitsu Lifebook A514 (Ci3/8GB/500GB) Best in class : Budjet Laptop!!

13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on five expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.org the average expert rating of this laptop is 80%.

Nice Design

One Fujitsu LifeBook A514 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 was smooth. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review “Working with the LifeBook A514 is a smooth experience” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 concluded that it had a good experience.

Fujitsu Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Fujitsu is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Fujitsu also has good ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the LifeBook A514 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The LifeBook A514 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Fujitsu laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this type and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of this age and type. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A514, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A514 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the LifeBook A514 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the LifeBook A514 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Light Power Adapter Weight

With a power adapter weight of only 250 grams, the LifeBook A514 has one of the lighter power adapter weights amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average power adapter weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the LifeBook A514 is 270g, and the power adapter weights range from 0.25g to 320g.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is a two number of SATA III connectors laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A514 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the LifeBook A514 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the LifeBook A514 which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the LifeBook A514 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The LifeBook A514 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A514.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this age and spec have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a very small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the LifeBook A514.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_2967417_price] (180GB).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2.2GHz.

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Heavy

At 2.4 kilograms, the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the LifeBook A514. The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeBook A514 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Other 2.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price].

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the LifeBook A514 do not have a touchscreen. The LifeBook A514 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the LifeBook A514 is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m². When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the display brightness of the Fujitsu LifeBook A514 of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A514. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the LifeBook A514 is 0.3MP and the highest is 2MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A514

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Fujitsu released the LifeBook A514.

Average Display Diagonal

The Fujitsu LifeBook A514 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the LifeBook A514.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The LifeBook A514 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8 hours, the LifeBook A514 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

The LifeBook A514 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(5)
6 August 2015

In Review: Fujitsu LifeBook A514. Test model courtesy of Cyberport.Working with the LifeBook A514 is a smooth experience: No question, the combination of a current Haswell i3 and Samsung SSD can...

25 August 2015

Bête de travail inconstante. Le LifeBook A514 tente de se distinguer des ordinateurs bureautiques abordables traditionnels, en intégrant un CPU i3 ainsi qu'un SSD. Ce duo s'avère plutôt... Read more…

Combination of 3 CPU and SSD ensures smooth operation, solid software equipment, aboveaverage display contrast
La combinacin de CPU 3 y SSD asegura un funcionamiento fluido
Slida equipacin software
Display de contraste superior a la media
Kombination aus 3CPU und SSD garantiert flssiges Arbeiten, solide Softwareausstattung, berdurchschnittlich kontrastreiches Display
With belowaverage luminance, suboptimal priceperformance ratio
Con iluminacin por debajo de la media
Relacin preciorendimiento subptima
Mit unterdurchschnittlicher Helligkeit, suboptimales PreisLeistungsVerhltnis
Ma luminosit sotto la media, rapporto prezzoperformance sotto la media
15 August 2015

Oficinista de turbo inconsistente. El LifeBook A514 quiere destacar de entre los típicos portátiles de oficina baratos con una CPU i3 CPU y un SSD. Esto funciona bastante bien en términos de... Read more…

31 July 2015

Das Fujitsu LifeBook A514 wurde uns zur Verfügung gestellt von:Mit dem Lifebook A514 geht das Arbeiten flüssig von der Hand: Keine Frage, die Kombination aus aktuellem Haswell i3 und Samsung SSD...

17 August 2015

Inconsistente turbo da ufficio. Il LifeBook A514 vuole emergere dalla massa dei classici portatili economici da ufficio con una CPU i3 ed un SSD. Questa configurazione funziona abbastanza bene in... Read more…

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