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Lenovo U530 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Oct 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Whether you're on the road, at the cafe, or on the way to class, at just 5.07 lbs and 0.87" thick, the U530 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U530 Touch by using simple, intuitive... More
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Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch Ultrabook Review
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 4,876 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The U530 Touch has a better processor family than most laptops of this type and age. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the U530 Touch is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the U530 Touch has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the U530 Touch.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The U530 Touch supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U530 Touch.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 10 hours, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U530 Touch is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

If you would prefer a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2988448_price] (13h) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard, the U530 Touch has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The U530 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U530 Touch range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U530 Touch.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The U530 Touch has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U530 Touch which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the U530 Touch range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The U530 Touch has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo U530 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U530 Touch is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the U530 Touch.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo U530 Touch which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U530 Touch range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the U530 Touch.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the U530 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U530 Touch

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the U530 Touch has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the U530 Touch.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the U530 Touch.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the U530 Touch has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U530 Touch.

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Average Processor Frequency

The U530 Touch has a fairly typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 December 2014

Das Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch (59427145) kann im Test nur in den Disziplinen Ausstattung und Leistung punkten – dank flottem Core-i5-Prozessor, dedizierter Nvidia-Grafik und...

Good performance
Very quiet
Excellent battery life, mSATASlot
Backlit keyboard
De bonnes performances
Small storage space
Dark and reflective display
Workmanship flaws
Only single channel RAM possible
Petit espace de stockage

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo gt730, lenovo i74500, lenovo gt730m, lenovo i74500u
Barcodes 00887942551278

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