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Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad W541 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range.

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541. The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.8 gigahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. Across all the many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad W541 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad W541 has an SSD storage media which is better than most many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 11.1 hours, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 have battery life (max)s of between 3.1h and 15h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.1h.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W541 the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. When compared to other many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the ThinkPad W541's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has more number of battery cellss than most of the many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most of the many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however this portable PC has nine number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 99.9 watt-hours, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ThinkPad W541 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the ThinkPad W541 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. The ThinkPad W541 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the ThinkPad W541 has eight processor threadss.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The average cache memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad W541 is 4.8MB. With a cache memory of 6 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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4 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541, the ThinkPad W541 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The lightest portable PC of this type and age is 980g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the ThinkPad W541 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.5 inches, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 16", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad W541 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W541.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Pre-Installed Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
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 TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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® 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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (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 (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p233001, lenovo p233001p
Barcodes 00889233135549, 00889233137260, 00889233137888, 00889233138779, 00889233139905, 00889233949313, 00889233949320

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