Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The U530 Touch has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U530 Touch is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The U530 Touch has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the U530 Touch. Laptops of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo U530 Touch supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the U530 Touch has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.1GB.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the U530 Touch, the U530 Touch has a full-size keyboard.
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Quite Long Battery Life
With a battery life of 10 hours, the Lenovo U530 Touch has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,700h.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo U530 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the U530 Touch also have a front camera.
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 portable PCs of this type and age.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 570GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the U530 Touch has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst portable PCs of this age.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo U530 Touch has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo U530 Touch has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most laptops that have been available for more than two years. The Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the U530 Touch ranges from 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).
Fairly Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the U530 Touch has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U530 Touch. The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the U530 Touch range from 0.51MB to 4MB.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar 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 frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the U530 Touch is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the worst memory slots across all portable PCs of this age and spec.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is the best memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.
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Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.
Average Screen Size
The U530 Touch has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the U530 Touch.
The Lenovo U530 Touch has a pretty typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the U530 Touch.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.8 gigahertz, the U530 Touch has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
450, 745, I7-4500U
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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
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