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Lenovo Edge E531
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Lenovo Edge E531 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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16 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Edge E531 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Edge E531 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Edge E531.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Edge E531 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Edge E531 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Edge E531 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Edge E531 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Edge E531 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Edge E531 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Edge E531.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Edge E531 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Lenovo Edge E531 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Edge E531 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Edge E531. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Edge E531 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Edge E531 is 1.7W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W. The Edge E531 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Edge E531 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The Lenovo Edge E531 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Edge E531 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Edge E531 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this spec and age. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2.1kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Edge E531 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Edge E531.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Edge E531 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Edge E531

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Edge E531 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Edge E531 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Edge E531.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Edge E531 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Edge E531.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo Edge E531 has a relatively standard battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable 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 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)
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
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
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
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
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers n4i2gmsliab, n4i2fmsliab, lenovo e531, ibmnbn4i2fxs, lenovo e531c, lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m
Barcodes 00887770691528, 00887770691542, 00887770699920, 00887770700015, 00887770700053, 00887770700145, 00887770700299, 00887942460761

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