Lenovo's new laptops rock clean Win 10, next-gen storage

Lenovo's new Microsoft Signature laptops rock clean Windows 10 install, Intel's new Optane 3D storage technology.

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Lenovo are teasing the future of their laptops ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week, with an entire lineup of new and refreshed laptops rocking Kaby Lake processors, and more.

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We have the totally new ThinkPad Yoga 370 2-in-1 convertible, refreshed T-Series (T470, T570, T470s, and T470p) and L-Series (L470 and L570) models, the new X270, and an updated version of the ThinkPad 13.

What to expect from Lenovo's new laptops:

  • Microsoft Signature: All ThinkPads comes loaded out of the box with the Microsoft Signature Image (clean install, no bloatware).
  • Precision TouchPad: Microsoft's PTP standard supported across all devices.
  • USB-C 'Anti-Fry' Protection: Systems with USB-C have equipped with protection circuit to protect from improperly designed/malfunctioning USB-C power supplies.
  • dTPM 2.0 security support: Universal implementation of discrete TPM 2.0.
  • ThinkPad Intelligent diagnostic codes: Intelligent Diagnostics with musical tones from notebook interpreted by companion smartphone app.
  • Intel Optane Performance: Non-volatile storage medium in the PCIe M.2 format for significant improvements in endurance, performance, and power consumption.
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Things to take away from Lenovo's new laptops:

  • Microsoft Signature edition is a big deal, especially for Lenovo. Lenovo has said that all ThinkPads will have a clean install of Windows 10, with no additional bloatware - something the company has a knack for doing, as well as more nefarious stuff over the last 18-24 months.
  • Intel's new Kaby Lake CPUs - this is something I'm excited for, to see how well Intel's new Kaby Lake family of processors performs inside of a laptop.
  • Intel Optane 3D storage technology - Another exciting technology: Optane 3D storage tech from Intel, a non-volatile storage tech based on the PCIe-based M.2 form factor.
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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering and has recently taken a keen interest in artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

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