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Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 is 2.2GHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of the ThinkPad W541 of 1,256 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad W541. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus N750JK[plb_2908317_price] (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad W541 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad W541 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 range from 3.1h to 15h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.1h. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly long battery life (max) (11.1 hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad W541 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 66Wh.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The ThinkPad W541 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops that were released more than a year ago.

The worst memory slots across comparable types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The ThinkPad W541 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541. The average processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 is 3.1GHz.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541. The average processor cache of many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 4.2MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however the ThinkPad W541 has nine number of battery cellss.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad W541 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The average weight of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541 is 2.4kg, and the weights range from 980g to 3.8kg. The ThinkPad W541 is fairly heavy (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad W541.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad W541 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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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
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
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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
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
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 (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)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889233135563, 00889233135822, 00889233136140, 00889233138069, 04053162703933

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