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Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Fully equipped mobile workstation: powerful processor, sophisticated 3D graphics coupled with a high resolution display and solid battery life, moderate weight. This device is ideally suited for... More
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23 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. At 3, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 850MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo many processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad W541 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.8 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad W541 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a better storage medium than most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most many processor cores notebook PCs 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

There are a number of other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], or the Pro[pl_2883384_price] all from HP.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 3.1h to 13h. With a battery life (max) of 11.1 hours, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The ThinkPad W541 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) (99.9 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541 range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 that we have checked the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the ThinkPad W541's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad W541 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. At 3.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ThinkPad W541 is a eight processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541 only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB. The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

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L3 Processor Cache

The ThinkPad W541 has a L3 processor cache which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have a L2 processor cache.

This portable PC's processor cache level (L3) is actually the best processor cache level across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A L2 processor cache is the worst processor cache level across comparable types of portable PC.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad W541 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the ThinkPad W541 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The ThinkPad W541 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (350 candellas per square meter) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad W541 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W541.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. Laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2.2TB.

Alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], or the ZBook 17[pl_2814963_price] both from HP which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad W541 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 also do not have a touchscreen.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a touchscreen including the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W. At only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a quite small display diagonal (only 15.5 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541. Many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 have display diagonals of between 11" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541.

Other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541.

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Specification

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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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
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
3G
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 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
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 (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)

Expert Reviews

(6)
6 March 2015

Lenovo ThinkPad W541 Lenovo announced a strong candidate for the highly competitive workstation segment with the W-series. A very good keyboard, a convenient display, the solid performance with...

Retour en arrière... La nouvelle station de travail mobile de Lenovo de 15 pouces apporte de très légères modifications par-ci, par-là, notamment sur les périphériques d'entrée. Le Chinois... Read more…

5 March 2015

ThinkPad W541 to nowa propozycja Lenovo w kategorii mobilnych stacji roboczych. Laptop ten ma bardzo dobr? klawiatur?, sensown? matryc?, dysponuje solidn? wydajno?ci?. Nie jest bardzo ci??ki, wi?c...

3 September 2015

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27 February 2015

Lenovo ThinkPad W541 Lenovo hat mit seiner W-Serie eigentlich einen heißen Kanditaten zum hart umkämpften Workstation-Rennen gemeldet. Eine sehr gute Tastatur, ein gelungenes Display, eine...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p232999, lenovo p232999p
Barcodes 00889233137864, 00889233141540, 00889233144091, 00889233144268, 00889233146026, 00889233146897

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