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Lenovo E431 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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11 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 laptops of this type and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E431 is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Lenovo E431 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo E431 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the E431 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo E431 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the E431.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E431 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop 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 amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo E431 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E431.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E431 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo E431 has a touch sensitive screen.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo E431 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo E431 does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do have a front camera.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo E431 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the E431. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the E431 is 520GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the E431 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo E431 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E431

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo E431 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E431 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the E431.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo E431 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the E431.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo E431 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo E431 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Line-in
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers intel 688646, intel i53230, intel 688646u, intel i53230m
Barcodes 00887770701531, 00887770701616, 00887942464813
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