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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HGProcessor: Intel Core i3 2350M, Intel Core i3 3110M, Intel Core i7 3612QM
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch
Weight: 2.1kg, 2.2kg
Price: 500, 800 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 70%
mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 90%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430
Processor: Intel Core i3 2350M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 ThinkPad Edge E430 (Series)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
With good performance, an excellent keyboard, long battery life and top-notch speakers, the $717 Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 is a system that will fit well in any office. The easy-to-use fingerprint reader and helpful small business software are other pluses. However, you might want to skip the brushed aluminum lid for the soft-touch red or black option to avoid fingerprints--and save yourself $50 in the process.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Review
Source: Student Buying Guide English
If you’re on a budget, as many small and medium business buyers are these days, then the ThinkPad E430 with its quality build and good performance is a great buy in the mid $500 range. The E430 is small and light enough to carry around from meeting to meeting and can easily be plugged into a larger monitor via HDMI or VGA out when you’re at your desk. The design of the Edge series is a little more modern than the boxy classic ThinkPads; the curved edges, option of a colored lid and illuminated ThinkPad logo are just a few examples. That said, the E430 is still not going to really turn heads in public. Nonetheless, if you’re a practically minded person and you don’t need a flashy computer but rather one that is built well, costs a reasonable amount and gets the job done then the E430 should be on your short list to consider.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2012
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 - na dlouhé cesty s plnou výbavou
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard with TrackPoint; Long battery life; Above-average sound. Negative: Shorter armrests; Intermittent problems with the touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2012

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy BrigdeNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde
Processor: Intel Core i7 3612QM
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 ThinkPad Edge E430 (Series)

 

レノボ ThinkPad Edge E430の実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN
Positive: Cheap for high performance; Long battery life. Negative: Viewing angle is not good.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2012

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HG

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HGNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HG
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Links: Lenovo homepage
 ThinkPad Edge E430 (Series)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 (62712HG)
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/03/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 90%

 

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Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i3:

2350M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card.

3110M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.4 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3612QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3612QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).


14.0: 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.2 kg:


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» HP Envy 4-1120SW
Core i5 3317U
» Acer Aspire E1-470P-6659
Core i3 3217U
» Asus BU400A-W3101G
Core i5 3317U
» Asus S46CA-WX077H
Core i5 3317U
» Toshiba Tecra R940-1HR
Core i7 3540M
» Dell Latitude E6430u
Core i7 3667U
» HP Pavilion 14-b003sa
Core i3 3217U
» Asus S46CA-WX074H
Core i3 3217U
» Lenovo ThinkPad S431
Core i3 3227U
» Fujitsu LifeBook E743
Core i5 3340M
» Samsung ATIV 540U4E-K01U
Core i5 3337U
» Medion Akoya S4215
Core i5 3337U
» Sony Vaio SV-F14A15CXB
Core i5 3337U
» HP ProBook 6470b-B6P73EA
Core i5 3210M
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HG
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430-62712HG
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430, Ivy Brigde
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-07-18 (Update: 2012-07-18)