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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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The T430 meets eight rugged military-spec tests against extreme environmental variables, including temperature, pressure, dust, humidity, and vibration testing. Premium durability standards and... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of laptops of this age and type is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo T430 has a very new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the T430.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Lenovo T430 of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 4,876 user and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T430 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9.7 hours, the Lenovo T430 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T430 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T430's hard drive speed is one of the fastest amongst laptops of this type and age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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 laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of a similar spec and age to the T430 is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. The Lenovo T430 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (57 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo T430 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430, the Lenovo T430 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T430 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T430 range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo T430 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T430 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T430 the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W. With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T430.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T430 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T430 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the T430.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo T430 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the T430.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
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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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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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
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G LTE
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
TV Out Port
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
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Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
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
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Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
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Depth
Height (rear)
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Width (imperial)
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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
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Display Type
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
NVIDIA Optimus Technology
Hot-Swap
Floppy Drive Installed
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1600x900, lenovo t430, lenovo t430s, lenovo 2356fv9, lenovo 1600x900, n1xgccxtieto04x1303, lenovo thinkpadt430
Barcodes 00115971093651, 00881314942367, 00886843856369, 00886843856802, 00887037323131, 00887037323278, 00887037323285, 00887037323353, 00887037323520, 00887037323575, 00887037323612, 00887037323636, 00887037351745, 00887037354081, 00887037355040, 00887037355408, 00887037355514, 00887037355545, 00887037356191, 00887037356320, 00887263105310, 00887263106058, 00887263512743, 00887263512781, 00887263512798, 00887263512811, 00887263791391, 00887263818111, 00887456079114, 00887456079220

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