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Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US 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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Liberating Controls: Voice & Hand Gestures.Give a multimedia presentation on the X1 Carbon without even touching the keyboard! Voice and 10 different hand gestures change the way you interact with... More
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16 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 4,358 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its ultrabooks.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The X1 Carbon has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X1 Carbon. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the X1 Carbon the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.1GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price], and the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_1619978_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The X1 Carbon has a better processor family than most ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this spec and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The X1 Carbon has a front camera, as do most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3103670_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo X1 Carbon supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The X1 Carbon has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price], or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_1619978_price].

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_1619978_price], or the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_1619978_price] both from DELL or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price].

If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3103670_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X1 Carbon is 64GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the X1 Carbon has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X1 Carbon.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the X1 Carbon has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X1 Carbon range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The X1 Carbon has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC compared to most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X1 Carbon which only have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the X1 Carbon has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X1 Carbon. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the speaker power range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years range from 1MB to 6MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo X1 Carbon has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. The X1 Carbon is quite light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_1619978_price] (1.6kg and cheaper), the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price] (1.4kg and cheaper), or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] (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 typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon do not have a full-size keyboard. The X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo X1 Carbon is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price].

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo X1 Carbon has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this spec and age is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon DOS US

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the X1 Carbon.

Average Battery Life

At 8.6 hours, the X1 Carbon has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If this ultrabook battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3103670_price] (9.9h).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the X1 Carbon has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1 Carbon.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 14" portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price], the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_1619978_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price].

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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
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Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Manufacturer Part Numbers win7win8, lenovo p234770, lenovo p234770p, lenovo 20bs00a5, lenovo 20bs00a5u, lenovo 20bs00a5uk
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