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Lenovo U430 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Whether you're on the road, at the caf, or on the way to class, at just 1.89kg (4.17 lbs) and 20.8mm (0.82") thick, the U430 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U430 Touch by using... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

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

The U430 Touch has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the U430 Touch. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The U430 Touch supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the U430 Touch the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The U430 Touch has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the U430 Touch has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The U430 Touch has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touchscreen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The U430 Touch is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 52 watt-hours, the U430 Touch has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U430 Touch. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the U430 Touch is 45Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The U430 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the U430 Touch has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U430 Touch. Laptops of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U430 Touch. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U430 Touch the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The U430 Touch does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of laptops of this type and age is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (1.9GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The U430 Touch has a fairly small display diagonal (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch. Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the U430 Touch the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the U430 Touch which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo U430 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the U430 Touch. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The U430 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U430 Touch. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U430 Touch is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the U430 Touch has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U430 Touch. The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U430 Touch is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the U430 Touch the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the U430 Touch has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U430 Touch

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the U430 Touch has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Stream 11[pl_2499827_price], or the Stream 13[pl_2499796_price] both from HP which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the U430 Touch has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
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Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
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Display
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Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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LED Backlight
HD Type
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Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
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3G
Bluetooth
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S/PDIF Out Port
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
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Power
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Security
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Password Protection
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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EPEAT Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
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Lenovo L450 vs Lenovo U430 Touch
Lenovo L450
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Lenovo U430 Touch
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
£ 584.00
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
4GB Smaller Internal Memory
372GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
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14.26GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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