The rock-solid build and high productivity of the T530 make it the perfect laptop for any business. It's reliable, durable, and designed to work hard in every business environment. - Up to NVIDIA...
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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo T530 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the T530. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the T530 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.
Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T530 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T530 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.
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 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has one of the biggest maximum internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T530 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this age and spec.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the T530 have a front camera, however the Lenovo T530 does not have a front camera.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T530 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo T530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 590GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the T530 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo T530 is one of the heavier laptops of a comparable type and age to the T530 amongst portable PCs of this age.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T530 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo T530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
Lenovo released the T530 over three years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
The Lenovo T530 has a relatively typical processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the T530.
Average Display Diagonal
The Lenovo T530 has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the T530.
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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo T530 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo T530 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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