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Lenovo X201 2 Core Intel Core I7-Xxx 2.13GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.1" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-Xxx 2.13GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 1.7GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. The Lenovo X201 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.13 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo X201 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the AMD E processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. The best processor family of all laptops of this age and spec is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X201 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports an 800MHz processor memory clock speed. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the X201 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo X201 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X201 is 5,600 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo X201 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop compared to most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo X201 is a eight number of battery cells laptop.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo X201 has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the X201 also have a touchscreen.

Alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to consider include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Lenovo X201 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. The average processor cache of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X201 is 2.8MB.

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Very Big L3 Cache

The l3 caches of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X201 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average l3 cache is 3MB. With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X201 has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Lenovo X201 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X201.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 2.933 gigahertz, the Lenovo X201 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X201. The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X201 is 2.6GHz.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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12 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops that are a similar age to the X201 range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of, the Lenovo X201's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 566 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 17.1 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo X201 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the X201. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X201 range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X201 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X201 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Lenovo X201 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo X201 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo X201 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X201.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo X201 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X201 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo X201 has an HDD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an SSD storage media. 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

The best storage medium across similar types of portable PC is SSD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Quite Slow System Bus Rate

The system bus rate of the Lenovo X201 of only 2.5 Gigatransfers per second is one of the slowest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X201 the system bus rates range from 2.5GT/s to 5GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 5GT/s.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo X201 has a very small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X201 is 32GB and the biggest is 1TB.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 2.1+EDR bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X201

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 7.9 hours, the Lenovo X201 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X201.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X201 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X201.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo X201 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the X201.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo X201 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X201.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo X201 has a fairly average display diagonal (12.1 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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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
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Number of Processing Die Transistors
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Processing Die Size
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 3239bu2, lenovo corporate tablets 3239bu2
Barcodes 00885600662311

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