Display Check: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i5, WQHD)

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Display Check: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i5, WQHD)

#1 Post by Puppy » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:44 pm

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Re: Display Check: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i5, WQHD)

#2 Post by w0qj » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:58 am

Just a heads-up, i5 CPU is limited to maximum of 8 GB RAM, whereas i7 can potentially utilize even more RAM.

Other previous hands-on review as below, for the sake of completeness:

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i5, FHD) Review:
www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X ... 966.0.html

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i7, FHD) Review:
www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X ... 160.0.html
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Re: Display Check: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 (i5, WQHD)

#3 Post by Ibthink » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:58 am

w0qj wrote:
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:58 am
Just a heads-up, i5 CPU is limited to maximum of 8 GB RAM, whereas i7 can potentially utilize even more RAM.
Not quite true, there are configurations with the i5-7300U and 16 GB RAM.
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