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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 360GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Starting at just 2.877 lbs, the new X1 Carbon is the lightest 14" Ultrabook on the planet. And at just 0.70" thin, it's the thinnest ThinkPad ever. The new X1 Carbon now features Samsung PCIe SSD... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently 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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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a quite long battery life (max) (10.9 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a eight number of battery cells notebook PC.

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360 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a 360 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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7 Reasons Against

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

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 950 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 360 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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PCI Express Configurations
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Wi-Fi Standards
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3G
Bluetooth
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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
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DVI Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
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Power
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Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Power Cord Included
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i75600, 20bs002, i75600u, 20bs002t, 20bs002tu, 20bs002tus
Barcodes 00888965670472, 00888965677044, 00888965677129, 00888965680006, 00888965680044

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