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Core Technology
Up to Genuine Windows® 7 Professional
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3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors
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Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows® 7
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Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7
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Microsoft® Office Starter 2010
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Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)
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Displays & Graphics
NVIDIA® Quadro® Graphics
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OpenGL-Certified High-Performance Graphics
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FHD (16:9) 95% Color Gamut Panel
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Integrated Color Calibration
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Independent Display Support
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Security & Protection
Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection
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ThinkVantage® Rescue and Recovery®
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Integrated Fingerprint Reader
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Password Management Software
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Lenovo Solution Center
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Multimedia Features
Integrated Webcam
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Multiformat Memory Card Reader
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Polycom® Ready & VOIP-Optimized
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Recordable High-Definition Optical DVD Drive
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Dolby® Home Theater®
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Built-In Solutions & Convenience
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
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UltraNav® Multipointing System & Improved Keyboard
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Optional Backlit Keyboard
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ISV-Certifications
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Lenovo Cloud Storage
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Connectivity
Industry-Leading Connectivity Options
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Wireless WAN
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Network Connection Software
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Lenovo Mobile Access
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Environment & Energy
Cool and Quiet Performance
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EPEAT® Gold environmental rating
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ENERGY STAR-compliant
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ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification
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