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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 500GB Sep 2013
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12 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Portable PC Reviews

Panasonic is one of the best notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Panasonic also has excellent ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of this type and age is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 is 2.2.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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

At 1,250 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-53 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.4 gigahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite fast hard drive speed 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Toughbook CF-53 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 does not have a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Toughbook CF-53 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-53 has a quite slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53. The average memory clock speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toughbook CF-53 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Toughbook CF-53 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 590GB. The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Very Heavy

At 3.7 kilograms, the Toughbook CF-53 is very heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-53. Notebook PCs that have been around for a similar 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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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toughbook CF-53 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 that have been available for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
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® 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 Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic cf53, panasonic ddr3, panasonic ddr3l, panasonic cf532, panasonic cf53s, panasonic cf53sa, panasonic i54310, panasonic i53340, panasonic cf532a, panasonic i54310u, panasonic i53340m, panasonic cf532aw, panasonic cf53saw, panasonic cf532awz, panasonic cf53sawz, panasonic cf532awzy, panasonic cf53sawzy, panasonic cf532awzyb, panasonic cf53sawzyc, panasonic cf532awzy8, panasonic cf53sawzyce, panasonic cf532awzy8g, panasonic cf532awzybe, panasonic cf532awzybew7, panasonic cf532awzybew7p

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