Lenovo ThinkPad W530 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1G4FPBProcessor: Intel Core i7 3720QM, Intel Core i7 3820QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1000M, NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg, 2.8kg, 2.81kg
Price: 1900, 2300 euro
Average Score: 82.83% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 86%, features: 76%, display: 90%
mobility: 88%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: 89%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1K43GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1K43GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1K43GE
Processor: Intel Core i7 3820QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K2000M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.81kg
Price: 2300 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

87% Review Lenovo ThinkPad W530 N1K43GE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Revolutionary Refresh. The ThinkPad W series has always been one of the top choices for a portable workstation and this year, we see a number of changes incorporated into the design with an upgrade to the latest hardware from Intel. The legendary ThinkPad keyboard has been replaced with the more ‘modern’ chicklet style. We shall see if the changes maintain the status quo for this device.
80% Lenovo ThinkPad W530
Source: Justech'n English
After all is said and done I think this would work as a portable workstation. It is powerful enough to accomplish all your tasks. With its powerful processor and graphics chip, the HD screen, and screen calibration capabilities it is setup to be a superb machine. I recommend you take a look at it the next time you are in the market.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
90% Lenovo Thinkpad W530 Review
Source: notebookforums.com English
The Lenovo Thinkpad W530 is a well-built notebook with very good performance, thermal design, and battery life. Very few computers manage all of these together, and the down side of the W530 is price: it is more expensive than other systems with similar performance. Still, I believe the extra price is justified by what the computer delivers: a solid system with no compromises.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 90% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad W530 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
If you're looking for a productivity powerhouse and don't mind a little bulk, the $1,599 ThinkPad W530 could be your best choice with its powerful processor, speedy discrete graphics and industry-leading keyboard and pointing devices. However, to get the most out of this notebook, you should configure it with the full HD screen, which really should come standard, but right now adds $200 to the price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
レノボ ThinkPad W530の実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN
Positive: High performance; vivid display; superb keyboard. Negative: Viewing angle is not good.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/24/2012

 

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-2447

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-2447Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad W530-2447
Processor: Intel Core i7 3720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1900 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Lenovo ThinkPad W530
Source: Inside HW English
If you don’t mind the somewhat larger dimensions and increased weight, Lenovo once again made a workstation that’s a dream come true for a business-oriented user who needs a powerful and specific hardware. There are few details that some users won’t like, but there are so many pros that will impress everyone and they make it a first pick for users that know to appreciate what ThinkPad is and what it represents for a long time.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2013
70% Lenovo ThinkPad W530 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Lenovo ThinkPad W530 2447 is packed with useful ports and high-specification components. Build quality is more than adequate, but more bendy than we remember of ThinkPad workhorses. The out-of-the-box software experience is quite laughable but still par for the course for sponsored PCs. Our system did not impress with great responsiveness so if you’re spending this much we’d advise solid-state drive for storage. Battery life was poor, given the huge battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 70%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1G4FPB

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1G4FPBNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad W530-N1G4FPB
Processor: Intel Core i7 3820QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro K1000M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1G4FPB)
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 100%

 

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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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With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA Quadro K2000M:

Fastest 15-inch workstation graphics card based on the Kepler architecture with a core similar to that of the GeForce GT 650M.

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

NVIDIA Quadro K1000M:

Mid-range workstation graphics card for 15-inch laptops based on the GK107 Kepler chip.

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


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.  

3820QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1250 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

3720QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1250 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.6 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.81 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


82.83%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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

» Lenovo ThinkPad W530-2447
Core i7 3720QM

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» HP EliteBook 8570w B9D05AW-ABD
Core i5 3360M, 3.25 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-03- 9 (Update: 2013-03- 9)