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Lenovo W530 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Even your most demanding PC work needs to happen away from your desk sometimes. This laptop gives you the power, performance and battery life you need to tackle all of your graphics-intensive,... More
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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo W530 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo W530's PCI Express slots version is one of the newest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The PCI Express slots versions of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the W530 range from 2 to 3.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 660MHz, the fastest is 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 1,200 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the W530.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. 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.

Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. The Lenovo W530 has one of the longest battery life (max)s (22 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E744[plb_2479370_price] (25h) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W530.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W530 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the W530 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo W530 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the W530, the Lenovo W530 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W530.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W530, the Lenovo W530's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speed of the Lenovo W530 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the W530. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook 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 commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo W530 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the W530 only have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo W530 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W530 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. At 94 watt-hours, the Lenovo W530 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the W530.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo W530 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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 Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the W530. Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W530 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W530 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo W530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The Lenovo W530 is quite heavy (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W530. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W530 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W530

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo W530 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the W530.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour of Product
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
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
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots (available)
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
Cabling Technology
4G
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® Smart Response Technology
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00887619166477, 00887619166989, 04260346979170

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