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Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 is a new generation of the Enhanced Experience certification launched in October 2009. It includes improved Windows 7 performance including faster start-up, and enhanced features for business and multimedia use.

FASTER start-up and shutdown

A Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 PC features a fast start-up and shutdown process whilst still initializing critical security features like anti-virus software.

Utilizing Lenovo RapidBoot technology, Enhanced Experience 2.0 PCs have optimized system files, processes and hardware settings to achieve quicker boot and shutdown times compared with non-optimized PCs.

Start your PC on average 20seconds faster than a typical Windows 7 computer1

With optional Lenovo RapidDrive technology available on certain models, some of our PCs feature an SSD (solid state drive) instead of, or in addition to, a traditional hard drive. Combined with Lenovo RapidBoot technology, these models offer even faster boot and shutdown, along with dramatically improved application performance.

Windows7 - Lenovo ENHANCED EXPERIENCEStart your PC in as a little as 9.5 seconds, open applications 2X quicker1
(Claim specific to Ideapad Y570. Claims for other products are also available)

OPTIMIZED

Whether for business or leisure, Enhanced Experience 2.0 PCs have been optimized to help you get more from your computer.

ideapad - ideacentre

OPTIMIZED for multimedia

  • enhanced digital audio
  • HD graphics

thinkpad - thinkcentre

OPTIMIZED for business

  • robust security features
  • superior web conferencing

To learn more about the technologies behind Enhanced Experience 2.0 click here or use our product finder to locate an EE2.0 certified PC.

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Faster start-up & shutdown

A Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 PC features a fast start-up and shutdown process whilst still initializing critical security features like anti-virus software.

Utilizing Lenovo’s RapidBoot technology, Enhanced Experience 2.0 PCs have optimized system files, processes and hardware settings to achieve quicker boot and shutdown times compared with non-optimized PCs.

Start your PC on average 20seconds faster than a typical Windows 7 computer1

START YOUR PC 20 SECS FASTER

Time taken from power on until boot complete (defined as CPU no longer being used to load Windows 7 and start-up applications).

SHUTDOWN 28% FASTER

Time taken to shutdown from Windows.

RESUME 36% FASTER

Time taken to wake up your PC from sleep mode

With optional RapidDrive technology available on certain models, some of our PCs feature an SSD (solid state drive) instead of, or in addition to, a traditional hard drive. Combined with RapidBoot technology, these models offer even faster boot and shutdown, along with dramatically improved application performance.

Windows7 - Lenovo ENHANCED EXPERIENCEStart your PC in as a little as 9.5 seconds, open applications 2X quicker1
(Claim specific to Ideapad Y570. Claims for other products are also available)

START YOUR PC IN AS LITTLE AS 9.5 SECONDS2

Time taken from power on until boot complete (defined as CPU no longer being used to load Windows 7 and start-up applications).

START YOUR FAVORITE APPS 2X QUICKER3

Opening Adobe Photoshop CS3 with and without RapidDrive SSD

Optimized for multimedia - consumer PCs

Enhanced Digital Audio

An Enhanced Experience 2.0 PC features enhanced digital audio with a number of different features including independent audio certification and vibration-reducing speaker designs for exceptional sound quality.

AUDIO ENHANCEMENT CONSUMER DESKTOPS CONSUMER NOTEBOOKS
B320 B520 H330/H420 K330 Bx70 G x70/Gx75 V x70 Yx70 Zx70
Dolby® or SRS surround sound audio               Yes Yes
Enlarged speaker chamber for richer sound Yes Yes       Yes   Yes Yes
Supports surround sound output     Yes Yes       Yes Yes
JBL-designed speakers   Yes           Yes  
Vibration-reducing speaker design Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

High-Definition Graphics

Enhanced Experience PCs features High-Definition graphics support for super-smooth playback of high-def video content. A dedicated High-Def graphics hardware decoder removes much of the burden of HD decoding from the CPU, and outputs stutter-free HD video up to 1080p* (depending on display resolution).

Optimized for business – commercial PCs

Robust Security Features

  • Self-encrypting drives4 that protect the data on your system in case of loss or theft and dramatically improve performance by removing the burden of encryption from the CPU
  • Hardware Password Manager5; the 1st & only tool for central management of any self-encrypting drive
  • A built-in fingerprint reader which can be used to power the system on and login in one swipe6
  • BIOS Port Lock7 - ports can be disabled remotely by a network administrator without any additional hardware

Power Management

Fingerprint Power-on

Superior Web Conferencing

Making web conferencing easier with convenient VOIP features, high-quality webcams and superior digital array microphones with smart noise cancelling technology for web conferencing.

VOIP Convenience

  • Hotkey (FN+F6) Launches VoIP user interface
  • Compatible with VoIP Software
  • Modify camera & audio settings

Keystroke Noise Suppression8 - automatically detects when a user types during video chats & suppresses the noise of the keystroke

Optimized WebCam9

  • Up to 2 Megapixel Resolution
  • Up to 30 Frames Per Second
  • Truer Image Consistency
  • Automatic White Balancing
  • Lower Light Capture & lower Lux rating10

Dual Digital Array Microphones

  • Two modes; individual voice or speakerphone7
  • Speakerphone mode balances users’ voices in the room to level the conversations. It boosts users voices sitting across the room to make them sound like they are near the microphone.

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1 Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in November 2010, using the independent Microsoft VTS tool to measure start-up, shutdown, resume and other Windows 7 performance measurements. 42 competitors PCs were tested from Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Samsung, Sony & Toshiba, representing both commercial and consumer desktop and notebook products at mainstream price points. These were compared with comparable Lenovo products. Data from competitors and Lenovo PCs were averaged and compared to calculate the claims used.

1 Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in November 2010, using the independent Microsoft VTS tool to measure start-up, shutdown, resume and other Windows 7 performance measurements. 42 competitors PCs were tested from Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Samsung, Sony & Toshiba, representing both commercial and consumer desktop and notebook products at mainstream price points. These were compared with comparable Lenovo products. Data from competitors and Lenovo PCs were averaged and compared to calculate the claims used.
2 Refers to Microsoft VTS Test Tool measuring total boot time (Time taken from power on until boot complete (defined as CPU no longer being used to load Windows 7 and start-up applications). Specific claim refers to IdeaPad Y570 running Windows® 7 Home Premium with Intel Core™ i7 2820QM, 4GB DDR3 memory, discrete graphics card and 64GB SSD.
3 Based on identical configuration Y570 without RapidDrive using standard 500GB 5400rpm 2.5” SATA HDD (8secs). Other application tests were performed with similar results.
4 Self-encrypting drives is an optional feature.
5 Not available on ThinkPad and ThinkCentre EDGE products.
6 Fingerprint reader is optional on desktop models, dependent on keyboard chosen and cannot be used to power on the PC.
7 Not available on ThinkPad and ThinkCentre EDGE products. Exact ports and features which can be locked vary for ThinkCentre products.
8 Not available on ThinkCentre models.
9 Optional feature on some ThinkCentre models.
10 Lux is the International Systems Unit that measures luminance. 500 Lux = A well lighted office setting. 75 Lux = Low Light Hotel Room. 5 Lux = Very low light conditions.