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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Sep 2013
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Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Panasonic medium processor cores notebook PCs have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Panasonic.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,250 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger maximum graphics adapter memorys (1.792 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Toughbook CF-53 have maximum graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.8GB.

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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 notebook PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-53 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 15 hours, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Toughbook CF-53. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 5,200h.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toughbook CF-53 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 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 more than two years. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, 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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Very Bright Display Brightness

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53's display brightness of 800 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,750 milliamperes * hour, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has one of the shorter battery recharge times (only 2 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery recharge times of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 2h to 11h.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Toughbook CF-53 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53. The slowest memory clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 that we have checked, the Toughbook CF-53's weight of 3 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the Toughbook CF-53 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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 Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Line-in
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
ExpressCard Slot
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Pre-Installed Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Warranty Card
Mouse Included
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Charging Time
RJ-11 Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ddr3, panasonic ddr3l, panasonic cf532, panasonic i54310, panasonic cf532a, panasonic i54310u, panasonic cf532aw, panasonic cf532awz, panasonic cf532awzy, panasonic cf532awzy8, panasonic cf532awzyb, panasonic cf532awzy8g, panasonic cf532awzybe, panasonic cf532awzybew7, panasonic cf532awzybew7p
Barcodes 00885170195202, 00885170209343, 08851701336248, 08851701710604, 08851701952028, 08851702009066, 08851702009202, 08851702049734, 08851702055124, 08851702055360, 08851702129092, 08851702131804

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