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Lenovo U430 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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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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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The U430 Touch has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all laptops that are a similar age to the U430 Touch is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The U430 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo U430 Touch has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The U430 Touch has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the U430 Touch.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo U430 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the U430 Touch also have a front camera.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo U430 Touch is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U430 Touch which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the U430 Touch has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The average cache memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the U430 Touch is 3MB. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the cache memory of the U430 Touch of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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8 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 portable PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the U430 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo U430 Touch does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U430 Touch have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo U430 Touch has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The U430 Touch has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the U430 Touch is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U430 Touch

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the U430 Touch.

Average Internal Memory

The U430 Touch has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The U430 Touch has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the U430 Touch has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the U430 Touch.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74500, lenovo i74500u
Barcodes 00887942530204, 00888631200996

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150MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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