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Lenovo W530 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Feb 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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26 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The Lenovo W530 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the W530.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this type and age is 1,100MHz, and 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 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W530 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W530 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC 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 laptops of this age and spec.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo W530 has a fairly long battery life (max) (12.8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W530. The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of this type and age is 6.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 22h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo W530 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W530.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo W530 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the W530.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the W530 is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo W530 has more number of battery cellss than most of the laptops that were released around the same time as the W530. This notebook PC is a nine number of battery cells portable PC compared to most of the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530 which only have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Very High Speaker Power

At 11 Watts, the Lenovo W530 has a very high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W530. Laptops that are a comparable age to the W530 have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Lenovo W530 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst laptops of this age. Laptops that came out more than two years ago have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the W530 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo W530 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Three Memory Slots (available)s

The Lenovo W530 has more memory slots (available)s than most of the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W530. Most of the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the W530 only have between one and two memory slots (available)s, however this notebook PC has three memory slots (available)s.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the W530 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh. The Lenovo W530 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (94 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo W530 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2,600 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W530. Many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the W530 have processor clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,600MHz.

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Fairly Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of 300 megabits per second, the Lenovo W530 has one of the faster wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average wi-Fi data rate (max) of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 300 Mbit/s.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops of a comparable type and age to 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 many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo W530 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W530 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Processor Front Side Bus

The average processor front side bus of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W530 is 1,500MHz, and the processor front side buss range from 1,300MHz to 1,600MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite slow processor front side bus compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the W530.

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Only 4.1GB Internal Memory Size

The Lenovo W530 has a maximum internal memory size of 4.1GB. That's 50% less internal memory size than a 8.2GB laptop, which is the most common internal memory size.

This laptop's internal memory size (4.1GB) is in fact the worst internal memory size amongst all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

An 8.2GB internal memory size is the best internal memory size across similar types of laptop.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W530

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the W530.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo W530 has a fairly average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Medion Erazer X7821[plb_1533620_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.7kg heavy portable PCs and we think the Asus N56VZ-S4283H[plb_1467146_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo W530 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the W530.

If this Lenovo portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots (available)
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Interface
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Second Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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
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
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front) (imperial)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear) (imperial)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo n1k2, lenovo n1k4, lenovo n1k2b, lenovo n1k4j, lenovo ddr3s, lenovo n1k4ju, lenovo i73720, lenovo ddr3sd, lenovo n1k2bu, lenovo n1k2buk, lenovo n1k4juk, lenovo i73720q, lenovo i73720qm
Barcodes 00887037791169, 00887037791268, 00887037791329, 00887037791657, 00887037884328, 00887263168971, 00887263169114, 00887263169176, 00887263169213, 00887263169275, 00887263169312, 00887456300225, 00887456300362

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