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Lenovo X1 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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13 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Lenovo X1 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Lenovo X1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Good Brand

Based on 5,057 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family across all laptops of this age and spec.

The worst processor family across similar types of portable PC is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Lenovo X1 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X1.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X1 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo X1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. The processor caches of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

When compared to other laptops that have been around for more than two years, the l3 cache of the Lenovo X1 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest l3 cache of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X1 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X1 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Lenovo X1 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X1 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X1.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo X1 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo X1 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo X1 has a pretty average processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X1.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the MSI CX640MX (2.1GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo X1 has a fairly standard weight (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X1.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.2 hours, the Lenovo X1 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN
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
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(110)
8 October 2012

Lenovo's succeeded in delivering a sexy ultrabook that still retains the traditional ThinkPad design cues. The battery life isn't as good as it could be though, and the SSD upgrade prices are...

1600 900 screen has better than usual viewing angles for TN
Screen can flip flat
Incredibly well built, light and tough
Inbuilt 3G
Great backlit keyboard
Ludicrous SSD upgrade prices
Only one USB 3.0 port
Faint vertical lines visible on display
Slow to boot (nearly 30 seconds)
Surprisingly buggy during normal operations, like running Windows Update
27 August 2012

Few laptops have been as anticipated in 2012 ? if such a sentiment actually exists ? as Lenovo?s latest ultrabook, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At 14 inches diagonally and a hair under 3 pounds, Lenovo... Read more…

26 August 2012

I admit it, the moment I saw the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon I had a serious crush. That's not wildly unusual for this technologist, but those first crushes often turn to indifference once I put a...

2 August 2012

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is definitely one of the most beautiful piece of gadgets, to have hit the stores in the recent times. It's thin, durable, loaded with tons of features, comes with amazing...

1 June 2012

The ThinkPad X1 Hybrid is by far Lenovo's best ultrabook launched until now...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Boris
(Verified Purchase)

Lightweight and compact, it starts in seconds - which is a welcome change to my Vaio. Good - light weight, portable, long battery life, good display, quick processing, nice features and durable... Read more…

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