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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Oct 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Weighs Less Than 5 Lbs; Less Than 1" ThickWhether 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.... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The IdeaPad U430 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The IdeaPad U430 Touch has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaPad U430 Touch. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 10 hours, the IdeaPad U430 Touch has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch. The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

If you would prefer a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X230[plb_2862187_price] (10.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaPad U430 Touch also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The IdeaPad U430 Touch is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

The IdeaPad U430 Touch has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this type and age. 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaPad U430 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The IdeaPad U430 Touch has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad U430 Touch the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad U430 Touch is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaPad U430 Touch over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the IdeaPad U430 Touch has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaPad U430 Touch.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the IdeaPad U430 Touch has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the IdeaPad U430 Touch has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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 DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00000059438414, 00888228589626, 00888228854267, 00888965881281

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