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Lenovo W530 4 Core Intel Core I7-2xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-2xxx 2GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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In raw performance, the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 is a class apart combining the power of a workstation with the portability of a laptop. The ThinkPad W530 offers a wide choice of the latest 3rd... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the W530. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the W530 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo.

Very Long Battery Life (max)

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the W530 have battery life (max)s of between 2.5h and 22h. The Lenovo W530 has a very long battery life (max) (22 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo W530 has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W530 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo W530 has more number of battery cellss than most of the many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the W530. Most of the many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the W530 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however this portable PC has nine 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 notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the W530 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh. The Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (94 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago is 25GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 10GB/s to 26GB/s. When compared to other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the W530 that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Lenovo W530 of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo W530 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo W530 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W530 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that are a similar age to the W530 is 29GB. The Lenovo W530 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W530 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of only 2, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The PCI Express slots versions of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the W530 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.9.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W530, the Lenovo W530 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the W530. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W530

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the W530.

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Intel Core I7-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo W530 has an Intel Core i7-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the W530.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.7kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Asus N56VZ-S4283H[plb_1467146_price] which has better reviews.

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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 many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W530.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on many processor cores 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
LED Backlight
HD Type
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 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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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
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
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n1k4, lenovo n1k4j, lenovo i73720, lenovo n1k4ju, lenovo n1k4juk, lenovo i73720q, lenovo i73720qm
Barcodes 00887619168402, 00887619168679, 00887619168730

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