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Lenovo T430 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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Built For PerformanceThe ThinkPad T430 is built with:- Smart multitasking, smart performance 3rd generation Intel Core standard voltage processors- Added processor performance with an instinctive... More
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21 Reasons For

Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo T430 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430. The oldest PCI Express slots version of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2 and the newest is 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo T430 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T430. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T430 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Lenovo T430 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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

Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago 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 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo T430 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

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

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T430 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo T430 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.9GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. With a battery life (max) of 15.8 hours, the Lenovo T430's battery life (max) is one of the longest amongst comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the T430.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo T430 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T430 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T430 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo T430 has a front camera.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo T430 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec laptops that are a similar 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 notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T430 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed 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 portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T430 is 49Wh. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T430 that we have checked the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the Lenovo T430's battery capacity (Watt hours) of 94 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the T430 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the T430.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of a similar age and type to the T430 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.51GB and 4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Lenovo T430 has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T430.

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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 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 Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have maximum graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.8GB. With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this age and type is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. The Lenovo T430 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the T430.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo T430 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The Lenovo T430 has a fairly low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T430. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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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 were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T430

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T430 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo T430 has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the T430.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T430 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T430.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor 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
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum 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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
NVIDIA Optimus Technology
Hot-Swap
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology
Type

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0a65683, 0a65685, lenovo 2349g7, lenovo i73520, lenovo 2349g7u, lenovo i73520m
Barcodes 00887037323506, 00887037350724, 00887037351295, 00887037351356, 00887037351837, 00887456196293, 00887456991393, 00887456997838, 00887456998019, 00887456998057, 00887456998071, 00887456998101, 00887456998194, 00887619046076, 04053162293533, 08874569913932

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