The Lenovo Edge E530c is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs
Based on 2,530 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Edge E530c supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Edge E530c.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Edge E530c has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Edge E530c.
Has a Front Camera
The Edge E530c has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that are a comparable age to it.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Edge E530c has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. This notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Edge E530c is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Edge E530c have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Edge E530c which has three USB 3.0 ports.
1.4 HDMI Version
This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
500:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This portable PC has a 500:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
8 Reasons Against
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
The Edge E530c is one of the heavier medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Edge E530c (2.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Edge E530c have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Edge E530c does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Edge E530c also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo Edge E530c is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this spec and age.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Edge E530c
Released Over Three Years Ago
Lenovo released the Edge E530c over three years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Edge E530c has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Edge E530c.
Average Screen Size
The Edge E530c has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Edge E530c has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Edge E530c has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Average Battery Life
The Lenovo Edge E530c has a fairly standard battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo Edge E530c has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Edge E530c.
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77, Intel HM77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
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