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Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Lenovo ThinkPad W541 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 256GB 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 laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz. The ThinkPad W541 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,300 megahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.8 gigahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest processor frequency of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M6800 (2.9GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad W541 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad W541.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the DELL Precision M3800 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has an SSD storage media which is better than most many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541.

Amongst similar types of laptop 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 a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W541. The average battery life (max) of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 is 7.1h.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh. At 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this type and age.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W541.

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541. The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W541 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the ThinkPad W541 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of this age and type range from 2MB to 8MB. At 6 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad W541 has more number of battery cellss than most of the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W541. This Lenovo notebook PC is a nine number of battery cells notebook PC compared to most of the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W541 which only have between two and eight 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 commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad W541 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W541 is 740GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2.2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W541 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W541.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W541, the ThinkPad W541 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 980g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W541.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W541

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The ThinkPad W541 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec 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 many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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
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)
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
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
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p232999, lenovo p232999p
Barcodes 00889233139066, 00889233141052

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