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Lenovo U530 Touch
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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
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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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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The U530 Touch has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the U530 Touch the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The U530 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 10 hours, the U530 Touch has one of the longer battery lifes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of laptops of a similar spec and age to the U530 Touch is 2.5h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the U530 Touch, the U530 Touch has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the DELL Vostro 2520 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the U530 Touch has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the U530 Touch has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 120GB to 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as 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 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The U530 Touch has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the U530 Touch do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the U530 Touch range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At 4 megabytes, the U530 Touch has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

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

Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the U530 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo U530 Touch which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the U530 Touch.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable 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 medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo U530 Touch is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the U530 Touch have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB. The U530 Touch has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U530 Touch have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the U530 Touch.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U530 Touch

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

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 medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The U530 Touch has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the U530 Touch.

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Average Weight

The U530 Touch has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the U530 Touch.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the U530 Touch has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the U530 Touch.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s (1.9GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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24 April 2014

In review: Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch. Test model provided by Lenovo Deutschland. The Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch is a quiet work mule . The performance is sufficient for most tasks and occasional...

29 April 2014

Travailleur silencieux. Un Intel Core i7 plutôt classique, une carte graphique dédiée de chez Nvidia et un SSD assurent de très bonnes performances système. Le fabricant chinois tient sa... Read more…

29 April 2014

Stille werker. Een zuinige Intel Core i7, een aparte grafische kaart van Nvidia en een snelle SSD staan garant voor goede systeemprestaties. De fabrikant belooft en levert ondanks de krachtige... Read more…

Sessiz çal??an. Tutucu bir Intel Core i7, harici grafik kart? ve h?zl? SSD ile harika bir sistem performans? sunmak mümkün. Üretici uzun bir batarya kullan?m?n? bu güçlü bile?enlere ra?men... Read more…

Trabalhador silencioso. Um conservador Intel Core i7, uma placa e vídeo dedicada da Nvidia e um veloz SSD garantem um ótimo desempenho do sistema. O fabricante promete e entrega longas... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 20 November 2014 by Anonymous

Bummed about not being able to add more RAM but swapping out HD with SSD made it run much quicker nonetheless. Aluminum skin easily scratched. All in all, a winner from Lenovo...

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Product Identifiers

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