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The Ultra Battle: 7 Intel CULV Notebooks Fight it Out!

The Ultra Battle: 7 Intel CULV Notebooks Fight it Out!



Hardware Specifications

Hardware Specifications

Here are the specifications for the seven notebooks in our shootout laid neatly in table format for you to compare.

 

  Acer Aspire Timeline 3810t Dell Inspiron 13z HP Pavilion dm3 Lenovo IdeaPad U350
Processor and Chipset
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor SU7300 (1.30GHz)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
  • Intel Pentium U4100 (1.30GHz)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor SU7300 (1.30GHz)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
  • Intel Pentium SU2700 (1.30GHz, single core)
  • Intel GS45 Express chipset
  • Processor bus:- 800MHz
Operating System
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
System Memory
  • 4GB DDR3
  • 3GB DDR3
  • 4GB DDR3
  • 3GB DDR3
Video & Display
  • 13.3-inch LED TFT LCD
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
  • 512MB dedicated graphics memory
  • 13.3-inch WLED LCD
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
  • 13.3-inch HP LED Brightview
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
  • 13.3-inch LED-backlit
  • Native resolution:- 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
HDD
  • 320GB SATA HDD
  • 160GB SATA HDD
  • 320GB SATA HDD
  • 250GB SATA
Optical Drive
  • None
  • DVD+/-RW
  • None
  • None

Communication

  • Bluetooth V2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Integrated Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
  • Bluetooth V2.1 (optional)
  • Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
  • Bluetooth (optional)
  • Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
  • Bluetooth V2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Integrated Gigabit Ethernet LAN & modem
  • Intel WiFi Link 5150 1x2 AGN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 1x2 AGN
Audio
  • Dolby-optimized surround sound
  • 2x Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x Stereo Speakers
  • Altec Lansing Stereo Speakers
  • Dolby Sound Room Certification
  • 2 x 1.5W Stereo Speakers
I/O Ports
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (Gigabit LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 5-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks with S/PDIF support
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x RJ-45 (10/100 LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 7-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (10/100 LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 5-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (Gigabit LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
Miscellaneous
  • 6-cell Li-ion Battery (62.16Wh)
  • 4-cell Li-ion Battery (37Wh)
  • 6-cell Li-ion Battery (57Wh)
  • 4-cell Li-ion Battery (41WH)
Dimensions & Weight
  • 322mm (W) x 228mm (L) x 23.4~28.9mm (H)
  • 1.6kg
  • 340mm (W) x 242.5mm (L) x 20.8~32.3mm (H)
  • 1.79kg
  • 326mm (W) x 230mm (L) x 24.3~31.3mm (H)
  • 1.91kg
  • 328mm (W) x 228mm (L) x 17~24.9mm (H)
  • 1.6kg



  LG T380 MSI X-Slim X340 Toshiba Portege T130
Processor and Chipset
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor SU7300 (1.30GHz)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
  • Intel Pentium U3500 (1.40GHz, Single Core)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor SU9400 (1.40GHz)
  • Intel GS45 chipset
  • Processor bus: 800MHz
Operating System
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
System Memory
  • 4GB DDR2
  • 2GB DDR2
  • 2GB DDR3
Video & Display
  • 13.3-inch LED LCD
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
  • 13.3-inch TFT LCD
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
  • 13.3-inch WXGA LED TFT
  • Native Resolution: 1366 x 768
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD (integrated)
HDD
  • 500GB SATA HDD
  • 320GB SATA HDD
  • 500GB SATA HDD
Optical Drive
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • Communication
  • Bluetooth V2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Integrated 10/100 Eternet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
  • Bluetooth (optional)
  • Integrated Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Audio
  • 2 x Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x Stereo Speakers
I/O Ports
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (10/100 LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 5-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (10/100 LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 2-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 (10/100 LAN)
  • VGA analog output
  • 5-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Headphone and microphone jacks
Miscellaneous
  • 8-cell Li-ion Battery (75Wh)
  • 4-cell Li-ion Battery (32Wh)
  • 6-cell Li-ion Battery (61Wh)
Dimensions & Weight
  • 327mm (W) x 236mm (L) x 25.1~34.2mm (H)
  • 1.84kg
  • 330mm (W) x 224mm (L) x 6~19.8mm (H)
  • 1.3kg
  • 323mm (W) x 223mm (L) x 22.2~34.2mm (H)
  • 1.76kg