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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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The 12.5" ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook is thin, light, built to last, and ready for business. Power Bridge technology lets you go ten or more hours without plugging in, vPro gives you the ultimate in... More
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13 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 this spec and age.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The ThinkPad X240 has more number of SATA III connectorss than most of the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240. This Lenovo notebook PC is a four number of SATA III connectors portable PC compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 which only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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

Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad X240 the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad X240 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad X240 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad X240 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 2.9GHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed the processor boost frequency of, the ThinkPad X240's processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad X240 range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Light

The weights of laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The ThinkPad X240 is one of the lighter similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad X240 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The ThinkPad X240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad X240 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad X240 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad X240 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad X240. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.7 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad X240 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad X240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Intel 64
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
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 apple i74600, apple 20am001, apple i74600u, apple 20am001p, apple 20am001pu, apple 20am001puk

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