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Lenovo W530 4 Core Intel Core I7-2xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-2xxx 2GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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In raw performance, the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 is a class apart combining the power of a workstation with the portability of a laptop. The ThinkPad W530 offers a wide choice of the latest 3rd... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W530 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

Very Long Battery Life

The average battery life of portable PCs of this age and type is 6.9h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h. With a battery life of 22 hours, the Lenovo W530's battery life is one of the longest amongst notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the W530.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo W530 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the W530.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W530 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the W530 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that came out 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Nine Battery Cells

Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the W530 only have between two and eight battery cells, however the Lenovo W530 has nine battery cells.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo W530 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger battery capacities (94 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the W530 the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2,400 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,600MHz.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Narrow

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the W530 that we have checked the width of, the Lenovo W530's width of only 245.1 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The widths of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 240mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of laptops of this spec and age range from 10GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age, the Lenovo W530's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo W530 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo W530 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W530 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W530.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo W530 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the W530. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530 is 29GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W530 is 1,200MHz. At only 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

Portable PCs of this age and type have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.9. The Lenovo W530 has a fairly old PCI Express slot version (only 2) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W530.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo W530 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W530 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only 4.1GB Internal Memory Size

This portable PC has a 4.1GB internal memory size, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W530

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the W530 over four years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo W530 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the W530.

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Intel Core I7-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo W530 has an Intel Core i7-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the W530.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] (17").

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the W530.

There are a number of other 2.7kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Asus N56[plb_1467146_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110[plb_1459444_price] (2.7kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the W530.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W530.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
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
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n1k4, lenovo n1k4j, lenovo i73720, lenovo n1k4ju, lenovo n1k4juk, lenovo i73720q, lenovo i73720qm
Barcodes 00887619168402, 00887619168679, 00887619168730

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