Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Toughbook CF-52 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Toughbook CF-52 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version
At 3, the Toughbook CF-52 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-52. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-52 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-52 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-52 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Very Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-52's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-52. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-52 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.
Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Toughbook CF-52 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-52.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.
+5 More reasons for
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this type and age is 6.5GHz. The Toughbook CF-52 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-52.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-52 have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,750 milliamperes * hour, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 has one of the biggest battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-52 is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
11 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Toughbook CF-52 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Toughbook CF-52 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which have a front camera.
Very Short Battery Life
With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Toughbook CF-52 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average battery life of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 24h.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-52 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toughbook CF-52 does not have a full-size keyboard.
+8 More reasons against
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec 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.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the memory clock speed of the Toughbook CF-52 of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-52 the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Toughbook CF-52 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-52 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 is one of the heaviest portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years (3.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.
When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-52, the height of the Toughbook CF-52 of 50.8 millimeters is one of the thickest. The heights of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1.8mm to 300mm.
4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-52
Released Over Three Years Ago
Panasonic released the Toughbook CF-52 over three years ago.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.4 inches, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Toughbook CF-52 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec.
+2 Other reasons
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-52 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
DVD Super Multi
4.0, 4.0 EDR
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Type I, Type II
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Touchpad, Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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