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Lenovo Edge E531
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Lenovo Edge E531 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Edge E531 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Edge E531 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years, the Edge E531 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The speaker powers of similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 1W to 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Edge E531 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Lenovo Edge E531 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Edge E531.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Edge E531 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Edge E531 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Edge E531 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Edge E531 range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Edge E531 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Edge E531.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Edge E531 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Edge E531. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Edge E531 do not have a touchscreen. The Edge E531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Edge E531 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The dimmest display brightness of notebook PCs of this age and type is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Edge E531 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Edge E531 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Edge E531 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of this age and type is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The Edge E531 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Edge E531

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the Edge E531 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Edge E531 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Edge E531.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Edge E531 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Edge E531.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Edge E531 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Edge E531 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6 hours, the Lenovo Edge E531 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Edge E531.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers imn4idfxs, lenovo e531, lenovo e531c, lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m
Barcodes 00888440154626, 00888440155036, 00888440155326, 00888440155456, 00888440155531, 00888440155562, 00888440155678, 00888440155685, 00888440155791

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