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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Whether you're travelling around the world or commuting between offices, at just 4.77 lbs, the T430 won't weigh you down. The T430 meets eight rugged military-spec tests against extreme... More
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16 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T430 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2 and the newest is 3. At 3, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The processor frequencys of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo T430 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage media. 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T430 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the T430 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of laptops of this age and type range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 26h. The Lenovo T430 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (9.7 hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T430 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The Lenovo T430 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.2 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo T430 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the T430 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the T430 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Lenovo T430 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 57 watt-hours, the Lenovo T430 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the T430 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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AC Cables Included

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo T430 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T430 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T430 range from 1GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T430.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T430 have hard drive capacitys of between 180GB and 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430's hard drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T430.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo T430 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the T430 is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo T430 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T430.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo T430 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T430.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots (available)
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Interface
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G LTE
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (imperial)
Height (front) (imperial)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear) (imperial)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
NVIDIA Optimus Technology
Hot-Swap
Internal Modem
Quantity
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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