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Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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17 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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

The X1 Carbon DOS US is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon DOS US have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon DOS US is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has a better storage medium than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The total storage capacitys of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The X1 Carbon DOS US has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W. At 2 Watts, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon DOS US.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X1 Carbon DOS US. The smallest processor cache of laptops of this spec and age is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 1.3 megapixels, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon DOS US. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of this type and age is 2.9MP.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon DOS US.

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Light

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg. When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the X1 Carbon DOS US, the weight of the X1 Carbon DOS US of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The X1 Carbon DOS US has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US do not have a full-size keyboard. The X1 Carbon DOS US is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The X1 Carbon DOS US does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the X1 Carbon DOS US which has four number of battery cellss.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the X1 Carbon DOS US over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon DOS US has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.6 hours, the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon DOS US.

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Average Display Diagonal

The X1 Carbon DOS US has a relatively standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon DOS US.

There are a number of alternative 14" laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo T431s[plb_1610743_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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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
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Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Manufacturer Part Numbers win7win8, lenovo p234770, lenovo p234770p, lenovo 20bs00a5, lenovo 20bs00a5u, lenovo 20bs00a5uk

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