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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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The rock-solid build and high productivity of the T430 make it the perfect laptop for any business. It's reliable, durable, and designed to work hard in every business environment. - Up to NVIDIA... More
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14 Reasons For

Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo T430 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst portable PCs of this age. The PCI Express slots versions of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2 to 3.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo T430's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst laptops of a similar spec and age to the T430. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

The Lenovo T430 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T430. Portable PCs of this age and type 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.

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Good Brand

We checked 5,057 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T430.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 9.7 hours, the Lenovo T430 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the T430 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T430, the Lenovo T430 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Lenovo T430 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T430, the Lenovo T430's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo T430 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T430 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo T430 which has six number of battery cellss.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo T430 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T430 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T430 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age 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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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430's hard drive capacity is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T430.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo T430 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 2.9MP. The Lenovo T430 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T430 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo T430 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T430.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo T430 has a relatively average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the T430.

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Specification

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Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
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 WiMAX
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Windows Keys
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 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i53320, lenovo 2349aq4, lenovo i53320m
Barcodes 00888228075839, 07253182737360

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