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Lenovo U430 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Whether you're on the road, at the caf, or on the way to class, at just 1.89kg (4.17 lbs) and 20.8mm (0.82") thick, the U430 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U430 Touch by using... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo U430 Touch is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo U430 Touch has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Laptops of this age and type processor families range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U430 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo U430 Touch has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the X1 Carbon (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the U430 Touch, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The U430 Touch has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the U430 Touch which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The U430 Touch is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Very Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the U430 Touch has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U430 Touch have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The Lenovo U430 Touch has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U430 Touch.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the brighter display brightnesss (250 candellas per square meter) amongst portable PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the U430 Touch range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Narrow

The Lenovo U430 Touch is fairly narrow (only 337 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo U430 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo U430 Touch does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U430 Touch.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Packard Bell ME69BMP (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the U430 Touch the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3540 (£534.00) (15.6"), or the HP Pavilion 15 (£322.00) (15.6").

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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 that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the U430 Touch which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the U430 Touch.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the U430 Touch. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the U430 Touch is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U430 Touch the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. At only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the U430 Touch.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U430 Touch

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the U430 Touch over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the U430 Touch has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the U430 Touch.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the HP 2570p (£211.15) (9.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the U430 Touch has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the U430 Touch.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus VivoBook S200.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (1.9GHz).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the U430 Touch has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 850 (1.9kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74500, lenovo i74500u
Barcodes 00887942530204, 00888631200996

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ThinkPad T540 vs U430 Touch

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Lenovo U430 Touch
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Lenovo U430 Touch
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 1,048.87
Vastly Longer Battery Life
Nine Battery Cells
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Smaller Cache Memory
A Lot Smaller Processor Cache

LifeBook E754 vs U430 Touch

Fujitsu LifeBook E754 vs Lenovo U430 Touch
Fujitsu LifeBook E754
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
Lenovo U430 Touch
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 651.20
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Three USB 3.0 Ports
16h Longer Battery Life
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Only One USB 2.0 Port
1MB Smaller Processor Cache

HP EliteBook 850 vs Lenovo U430 Touch

HP EliteBook 850 vs Lenovo U430 Touch
HP EliteBook 850
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
Lenovo U430 Touch
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 1,226.45
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
14.26GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Three More USB 3.0 Ports
One Less Battery Cell Count
34% Smaller Processor Cache
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