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Lenovo ThinkPad T530

Lenovo ThinkPad T530
alaAverage 4.8

2 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad T530. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

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Consumer review (newegg.com)

Solid laptop

 

I've ordered at least a half a dozen of this exact model over the last 3 months.

Contrary to the other review, I've not had a problem getting with getting to point of factory restoration with its pre-installed Windows 7 Pro. You can create recovery disks if you wish, which are for Windows 7 Pro. This laptop also ships with Windows...

Not so much a con, but I wish Lenovo made a 15" model laptop running an i7 chip with Win 7 Pro with a number pad. Obviously not a required for most purchases, but it is desired for some

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

Nick

 

The laptop is awesome. Performance is on high level when to upgrade it to 16GB RAM. Just one thing: the laptop has 2 RAM slots, one is under on the bottom, BUT another one is under the KEYBOARD. Don't know why architect decided about such design... But...

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1

Battery

Battery life (max):12.8
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:9

Camera

Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Home Office, Small Business
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1600 x 900
Full HD: No
HD type:HD+
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA NVS 5400M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1250
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: No
Keyboard number of keys:84
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, BT
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HDA
Graphics adapter family:Intel, NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
On-board graphics adapter: Yes

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):29
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:I7-3520M
Processor boost frequency:3.6
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.9
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I7-3520M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:64893
Processor code:SR0MU
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.65
Depth (imperial):9.65
Height (front):1.25
Height (front) (imperial):1.25
Height (rear):1.4
Height (rear) (imperial):1.4
Weight:6.11
Width:14.7
Width (imperial):14.7