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Lenovo Edge E530c

Lenovo Edge E530c 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Edge E530c the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Edge E530c has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo Edge E530c is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 4,358 user and expert reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Edge E530c supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Edge E530c has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Edge E530c has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Edge E530c is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Edge E530c have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Edge E530c which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Edge E530c has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Edge E530c does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Edge E530c also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Edge E530c have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Edge E530c which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Edge E530c

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Edge E530c has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Edge E530c.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the T440p (2.6GHz), or the L440 (2.6GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Screen Size

The Edge E530c has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Edge E530c.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Edge E530c has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Edge E530c has a fairly average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the HP 250 (2.5kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Edge E530c has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 5.7 hours, the Lenovo Edge E530c has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Edge E530c.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (£792.00) (6h).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Glossy Display
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Networking Standard
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 10 June 2013 by Just Luna

I work in computing and have used a variety of different laptops/netbooks made by other top brands. If you want a no nonsense laptop with a good build quality, long warranty, cracking keyboard,... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2014 by Mr James McKenzie

I bought this computer for my wife who was taking a computer course. She loves it...

Reviewed 10 January 2014 by Ms Vee
(Verified Purchase)

This machine does not work with windows pro 8. spending your money on something better and avoid this like the plague...

Reviewed 14 August 2013 by Cristian P Petrecca
(Verified Purchase)

Is a good computer in general, I really find de keyboard annoying cause it only can activate the f1, f2 f3, f4 etc with the fn key and as I use Linux is quite a bother. Is not the perfect computer... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo e530, nzy65msliab, lenovo 64bi, lenovo nzy65, lenovo 64bit, lenovo e530c, lenovo nzy65i, lenovo nzy65ix
Barcodes 00887770231816, 00887770511154, 00887770511192, 00887770511284

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