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Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB Feb 2013
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TOUCH THE LEGEND. First there was the X1 Carbon, with its unprecedentedly rugged carbon-fiber construction raising the bar for Ultrabook quality. It was already ultralight and ultradurable; now... More
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19 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The X1 Carbon Touch is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the X1 Carbon Touch has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon Touch.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon Touch is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon Touch has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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 across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and type which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a touchscreen.

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Light

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The X1 Carbon Touch has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon Touch. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon Touch range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the X1 Carbon Touch has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The dimmest display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon Touch is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has one of the bigger l3 caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The l3 caches of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon Touch range from 2MB to 6MB.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon Touch has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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Quite Small L2 Cache

The smallest l2 cache of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon Touch is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average l2 cache is 1.6MB. The X1 Carbon Touch has a fairly small l2 cache (only 0.512 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon Touch.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X1 Carbon Touch. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon Touch the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Heavy AC Adapter Weight

The AC adapter weight of the X1 Carbon Touch of 370 grams is one of the heaviest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have AC adapter weights of between 250g and 370g.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a pretty typical processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X1 Carbon Touch.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2671099_price] (2.1GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.2 hours, the X1 Carbon Touch has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon Touch.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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® 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
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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74600, lenovo 20a7005, lenovo i74600u, lenovo 20a7005r, lenovo 20a7005ru, lenovo 20a7005ruk
Barcodes 00887619445015, 00887619560237, 00887770189254, 00888440820897

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