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Lenovo X1

Lenovo X1 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo X1 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo X1 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This Lenovo notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X1.

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Lenovo X1 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo T420s (1.7kg), or the DELL XPS 13 (1.4kg).

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Narrow

Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X1 have widths of between 28mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 331 millimeters, the Lenovo X1 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X1.

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Very Thin

With a height of only 18.9 millimeters, the Lenovo X1 is one of the thinner notebook PCs of this age and spec amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The heights of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 12mm to 310mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X1 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo X1 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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

The Lenovo X1 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have a front camera, however the Lenovo X1 does not have a front camera.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the X1 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X1.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p (180GB), or the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo X1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo X1 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1,700 megahertz, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the X1. Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X1 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo X1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo X1 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.2 hours, the Lenovo X1 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X1.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo X1 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo T410 (14.1").

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Latitude 3330 (1.8GHz), or the Inspiron 15 (1.8GHz) both from DELL.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
SMP Processor (max)
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Networking Feature
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Volume Control

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i55200, lenovo 20bs003, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20bs003a, lenovo 20bs003au, lenovo 20bs003aus
Barcodes 00100177418292, 00151903392898, 00163120574827, 00887619046250
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