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Lenovo ThinkPad T450
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Lenovo ThinkPad T450 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T450 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it 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 across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T450.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2 (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T450 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T450 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T450 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The ThinkPad T450 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T450 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad T450 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T450 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T450 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450 that we have assessed, the ThinkPad T450's battery capacity of only 23 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450, the ThinkPad T450 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 which has three battery cells.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The speaker power of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450 range from 1W to 4W. The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has one of the lower speaker power (only 1 Watt) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, 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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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T450

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this Lenovo notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the ThinkPad T450 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad T450.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (15.5").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the ThinkPad T450 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T450.

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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
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p230256, lenovo 20bv003, lenovo 20bv003u, lenovo 20bv003s, lenovo p230256p, lenovo 20bv003su, lenovo 20bv003uu, lenovo 20bv003uuk, lenovo 20bv003suk
Barcodes 00889233127995, 00889233128121, 00889233128954, 00889233129821, 00889233130575, 00889233133194
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