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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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Introducing Lenovo's finest laptop with the blend of power and performance for business professionals. The Lenovo ThinkPad T430 is outfitted with 3rd generation Intel Core standard voltage... More
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20 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo T430 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. The Lenovo T430 has a very new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the T430.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of a comparable type and age to the T430 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo T430 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The processor frequencys of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T430 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the T430 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo T430 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. The Lenovo T430 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (9.4 hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T430 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T430 is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T430 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average processor boost frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the T430 is 3GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Front Side Bus

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T430 the processor front side buss range from 530MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average processor front side bus is 1,400MHz. The Lenovo T430 has a fairly fast processor front side bus (1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T430.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo T430 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T430 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the T430.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo T430 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (57 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T430. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo T430 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the T430 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age 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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the T430.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo T430 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo T430 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430.

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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
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)
Panel Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Swivel Webcam
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of 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
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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 Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
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
Internal Modem
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 23441e0, 2347G5U, lenovo t430, lenovo t430s, lenovo i53210, lenovo i53210m
Barcodes 00021112584639, 00021113034270, 00071040196725, 00163120574988, 00172302754209, 00887037323094, 00887037323254, 00887037323315, 00887037323339, 00887037323360, 00887037323384, 00887037323421, 00887037323476, 00887037323490, 00887037323599, 00887037323711, 00887037325036, 00887037326385, 00887037326637, 00887263450137, 00887456079084, 00887456079107, 00887456079145, 00887456587077, 00887456587084, 00887456587107, 00887456587114, 00887456587121, 00887456587138, 00887456587145

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