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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-33642HGProcessor: Intel Core i5 3210M, Intel Core i7 3520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
Display: 14.00 inch, 14.40 inch
Weight: 1.85kg, 1.9kg
Price: 760 euro
Average Score: 80.33% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 87%, features: 63%, display: 54%, mobility: 69%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 85%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430Notebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M 2048 MB
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 1.85kg
Price: 760 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

82% Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Matte lightweight. With the ThinkPad Edge S430 Lenovo brings another offspring of the Edge family on the market. The specially marketed as a cheap business notebook should win both the personal user and the SMEs with a high-resolution matte display - does the undertaking succeed?
80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430
Source: Gadgetspeak English Archive.org version
I used a range of items on this and viewed a movie or three during my test and everything worked as you would like. There are a number of trials including the normal Norton offerings as well as some games so is this a work tool or a leisure one from the content I am not sure I suppose they would like it to be all things to all.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430
Source: Gadgetspeak English Archive.org version
I used a range of items on this and viewed a movie or three during my test and everything worked as you would like. There are a number of trials including the normal Norton offerings as well as some games so is this a work tool or a leisure one from the content I am not sure I suppose they would like it to be all things to all.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Review
Source: Kitguru English Archive.org version
If you are in the market for a lightweight, well built machine for general office and browsing duties then the ThinkPad Edge S430 is an excellent choice. Lenovo have very high engineering standards and at a starting price of £635 in the United Kingdom it is highly recommended.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 Review
Source: Kitguru English Archive.org version
If you are in the market for a lightweight, well built machine for general office and browsing duties then the ThinkPad Edge S430 is an excellent choice. Lenovo have very high engineering standards and at a starting price of £635 in the United Kingdom it is highly recommended.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Dick im Geschäft – 14-Zoll-Notebook mit Ivy Bridge im Soft-Touch-Gehäuse
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 60% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%
Dick im Geschäft – 14-Zoll-Notebook mit Ivy Bridge im Soft-Touch-Gehäuse
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 60% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%
Тонкий ноутбук Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 — среднее арифметическое
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good performance; slim and relatively low weight; low noise cooling system; backlit keyboard; thunderBolt; decent matte display. Negative: Battery life; low contrast, narrow gamut and inaccurate colors of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2012
Тонкий ноутбук Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 — среднее арифметическое
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good performance; slim and relatively low weight; low noise cooling system; backlit keyboard; thunderBolt; decent matte display. Negative: Battery life; low contrast, narrow gamut and inaccurate colors of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2012

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-N3B3DGE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-N3B3DGENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-N3B3DGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 3520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
Display: 14.40 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 - tenčí a vybavenější
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org version
Positive: TrackPoint and comfortable keypad; quiet cooling; highe resolution LCD . Negative: Cooling is not rated for long-term maximum load; HDMI is only in the reduced form (not bundled adapters).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2012

 

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-33642HG

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-33642HGNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430-33642HG
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 (33642HG)
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 90%

 

Comment

Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M:

Based on either the older 40nm GF108 chip or the newer 28nm GF117 Fermi die shrink. In either case, the 620M is most similar to a GT 525M and comes without dedicated display ports. Consequently, the GPU can only be used in conjunction with Optimus. 

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


Intel Core i5:

3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz

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.  

3520M: Fastest Ivy-Bridge-based Dual-Core, 2,9 - 3,6 GHz core clock

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.85 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.

1.9 kg:


80.33%: 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2012-08-26 (Update: 2019-04-30)