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Lenovo T430i

Lenovo T430i 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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The rock-solid build and high productivity of the T430 make it the perfect laptop for any business. It's reliable, durable, and designed to work hard in every business environment. - Up to NVIDIA... More
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15 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T430i is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430i has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this type and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo T430i's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the T430i the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430i has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T430i is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the T410[pl_1629753_price] (2.53GHz), or the T440p[pl_3682866_price] (2.6GHz) both from Lenovo.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T430i supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T430i.

Across comparable 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 T430i has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the T430i also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Laptops of this spec and age have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. The Lenovo T430i has one of the longer battery lifes (9.7 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo IdeaPad U430[plb_2353460_price] (10h).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T430i has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the T430i.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T430i has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. The average hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430i is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T430i is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the Lenovo T430i of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo T430i is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the T430i do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo T430i is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Lenovo T430i has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430i.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430i

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T430i has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430i has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the T430i.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Lenovo T530[plb_1526497_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2432329_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T430i has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430i.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo T430i has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo T430i has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T430i.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (14.1").

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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PCI Express Slot Version
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Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
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Memory
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Memory
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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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI 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
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Recovery Operating System
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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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n1, lenovo n1t, lenovo n1tf, lenovo t430, lenovo t430i, lenovo n1tfe, lenovo n1tfeu, lenovo n1tfeuk

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