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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420


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For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 specifications page.

NameLenovo ThinkPad Edge E420
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2410M (2.30GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i3-2310M (2.10GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
Screen14“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 3000
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel abgn WLAN + WiMax
Intel bgn WLAN
Broadcom abgn WLAN
Realtek bgn WLAN

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
WWANNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBNot Tested
ESATANot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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lenovo_thinkpad_edge_e420.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/07 04:02 by billg
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