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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 2 Core Intel Core Duo 1.06GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core Duo 1.06GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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MOBILE BUSINESS EXCELLENCEThe CF-53 is equipped with a third-generation Intel Core i platform and Windows 8 Pro. Designed for all mobile professionals, including small and medium-sized business... More
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5 Reasons For

Panasonic Laptops Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic has excellent average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h. With a battery life (max) of 11 hours, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|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 a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Toughbook CF-53 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the processor frequency of the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 of only 1.06 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only Intel Core Duo Processor Family

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has an Intel Core Duo processor family which is better than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an AMD E processor family. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 that we have assessed, the Toughbook CF-53's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Very Slow Processor Front Side Bus

The slowest processor front side bus of laptops that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-53 is 530MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average processor front side bus is 1,400MHz. With a processor front side bus of only 533 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly slow processor front side bus compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Toughbook CF-53 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-53 do not have a touchscreen. The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-53 is 12GB.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toughbook CF-53 has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Modes
Number of Processing Die Transistors
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processing Die Size
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Processor Special Features
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

Brochures and Manuals

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