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Lenovo W530 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Mar 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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19 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W530 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the W530, the Lenovo W530's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo W530 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W530. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo W530 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo W530 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.7 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the W530 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Lenovo W530 has one of the longer battery lifes (12.8 hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average battery life of notebook PCs of this type and age is 6.9h.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo W530 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the W530 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W530. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 18GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo W530 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W530.

The worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo W530 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the W530 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4.8MB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo W530 is a nine battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years only have between two and eight battery cells.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most laptops that are a similar age to the W530 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo W530 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 94 watt-hours, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the W530. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Narrow

The average width of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the W530 is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm. The Lenovo W530 is fairly narrow (only 372.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo W530 does not have a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W530 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo W530 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo W530 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the W530 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have speaker power of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. The Lenovo W530 has one of the lower speaker power (only 1 Watt) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W530

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo W530 has a relatively average weight (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the W530.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo W530 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W530 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W530.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
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
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
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum 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 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
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
WWAN
3G Standards
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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 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
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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 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 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)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
NVIDIA Optimus Technology
Internal Modem
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 24382, lenovo 243852, lenovo i73740, lenovo 24382k, lenovo i73820, lenovo 24382ku, lenovo i73820q, lenovo 243852u, lenovo i73740q, lenovo i73740qm, lenovo i73820qm
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