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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Portable PCs produced by Lenovo are some of the better portable PCs according to average reviews from experts and owners.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon is 1.8GHz. At 2.1 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.1GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think cheaper laptops such as the Fujitsu LifeBook U904, and the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The X1 Carbon has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X1 Carbon processor families range from Intel Core i3-2xxx (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The X1 Carbon has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon, the Fujitsu LifeBook U904, or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The X1 Carbon supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this notebook PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 14 E7440, and the Latitude 14 E7440 both from DELL or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the X1 Carbon. The total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon range from 64GB to 1.1TB.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X1 Carbon. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The X1 Carbon is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Across all the ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years the speaker power range from 1W to 4W. The X1 Carbon has one of the higher speaker power (2 Watts) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has more battery cells than most of the notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most of the portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1 Carbon only have between two and seven battery cells, however this portable PC has eight battery cells.

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Light

Ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 870g and 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. At only 1.3 kilograms, the X1 Carbon is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 (1.6kg and cheaper), the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 (1.4kg and cheaper), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.4kg and cheaper).

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4 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon, the Lenovo X1 Carbon does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo X1 Carbon, or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the X1 Carbon, the X1 Carbon does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Lenovo X1 Carbon, or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The X1 Carbon has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X1 Carbon the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 16GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo X1 Carbon, or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440 which is cheaper.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.6 hours, the X1 Carbon has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the X1 Carbon.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the X1 Carbon has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 14" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo X1 Carbon, the DELL Latitude 14 E7440, or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 which is cheaper.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 20a7006, 20bs003, win7win8, 20a7006v, 20bs003b, 20bs003bu, 20a7006vu, 20a7006vus, 20bs003bus, lenovo p234770, lenovo p234770p, lenovo 20bs00a5, lenovo 20bs00a5u, lenovo 20bs00a5uk
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