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Lenovo Ideacentre A530

Lenovo Ideacentre A530
alaScore 86

75 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 74 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 86/100. The average review date is Jun 26, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 321453 reviews from other Desktops. The alaScore™ for this product is 86/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 16, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre A530 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Reviews are divided on the usability.

62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo A530 23-inch Multitouch All-In-One Desktop - Silver (Intel Core i5 4200M 2.5GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, Wi-Fi, BT, Integrated Graphics, WindoLenovo A530 23-inch Multitouch All-In-One Desktop - Silver (Intel Core i5 4200M 2.5GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, Wi-Fi, BT, Integrated Graphics, Windo

Dec, 2018

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Great All-in-one


I bought this for my office and i love it. I do wish i did some research on the specs prior to purchasing because I really wanted a touch screen, but it's sleek and cute none the less.

Oct, 2015

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Works very well my kids love it


Very easy to use. The touch screen makes computing fun.

Jun, 2015

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Great Computer


I debated between this one and the Lenovo Horizon. The only difference that I have found so far, is portability. This computer is great and has a lot of features.

Mar, 2015

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Very Slow running windows 8


This is a mid-priced computer with decent specs. I thought it would run better but there are way better touchscreens than this. First Lenovo... and last

Mar, 2015

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Nice computer but processor was running slow


Nice computer but I needed a faster processor for my business.

Jan, 2015

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Great Lenovo All In One CPU


Purchased this CPU as an open box item and could not have been happier about the purchase. Touch screen is responsive and the disk space is more than enough for my needs. Windows 8.1 works flawlessly with my Lenovo. One draw back is the speakers, they...

Dec, 2014

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Lenovo Touch Screen


As for the machine, nice, compact and easy to use. As for the software, Windows 8.1 is cumbersome, however, after time I have become accustomed to it. A strong recommendation is to verify that your other devices are compatible with Windows 8.1.

Dec, 2014

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It is a great desktop computer.


This desktop 23" computer is excellent and is much more computer than needed. I just need to learn how to use windows 8 and the touch screen.

Dec, 2014

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Great Computer for our needs


The Lenovo computer is great for my office computer. The monitor has great clarity ad outstanding color. It was a great buy.

Nov, 2014

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Great computer!


Was a little unsure to get this make or not. I am glad I did. Love the overall looks of the computer and the display is great. Performance is very good as well. Only thing negative about it is the price. I was however, able to purchase it on sale.

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Home Theater 4
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No


Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N / No
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:21.5 / 23
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Multi-touch: Yes
Panel type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Tilt angle:-5 - 90
Tilt angle range:-5 - 90
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:150


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 310M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 740A / NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3


Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:DIMM / SO-DIMM


Built-in camera: Yes
Camera Resolution:1280 x 720
TV tuner integrated: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
SmartCard slot: No
Storage drive interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Drivers included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


BIOS password: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4


AC adapter power:150
Autonomy mode:N


64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Chipset:Intel HM86
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i3-4000M / i5-4200M / i7-4700MQ
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR15H / SR1HA / SR1HC
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i3-4000M / i5-4200M / i7-4700MQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Processor socket:PGA946
Processor threads:4 / 8
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):37 / 47

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: 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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75104 / 75117 / 76348
Processor code:SR15H / SR1HA / SR1HC
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage drive interface:Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.846 / 0.894 / 13.3
Depth (without stand):0.846
Height:13.6 / 13.9
Height (without stand):13.6
Width:22.1 / 22.4
Width (without stand):22.1