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Lenovo ThinkPad E430

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Lenovo ThinkPad E430. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance. The price is also mentioned favorably. There are mixed views on the size and durability. There are some negative opinions about the reliability and screen.

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On average, users rate this product 47/100.

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Consumer review by: FixnPCs (newegg.com)

Bad Model?

 

I love Lenovo products in general. I suspect this one has some design or manufacturing flaw of some sort? Fact is there are no brands of electronics out there that are immune to trouble at some time or another. Pretty much all manufacturers get hit at...

I really like the design of this 14" laptop. Good looking and nice size. It is a fast PC. I was pulling for it. I really was

It failed right out of the box pretty much immediately. I am a IT tech business owner. Bought this laptop to resell to a good customer. On the first day it would not install 63 Windows Critical Updates. Tried 3 times. After 3rd try it shut itself off...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: tram (newegg.com)

Cannot recommend for business

 

After having success with Lenovo's lower end business laptops in the past and recently having problems with Dell systems, I came back to Lenovo. Bad choice.

Looks fine, decent build quality for the price

Purchased 3 for small business. All three will not install windows updates. One has all sorts of BSOD's after one month of usage. Filled with all kinds of bloatware. Intel Bluetooth software crashes constantly and needed to be removed. Now have to rely...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 627155U 14" LED Notebook

 

Great service

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):8
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Design

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

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display number of colors:16.77
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

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):1100
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: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

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
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-3120M
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.5
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-3120M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series
Processor threads:4
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: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
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 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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
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):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:71465
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320
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:320

Technical Details

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.21
Depth (imperial):9.2
Height (front):1.06
Height (front) (imperial):1.1
Height (rear):1.18
Height (rear) (imperial):1.2
Weight:4.74
Width:13.3
Width (imperial):13.3