Lenovo ThinkPad 14" Laptop i5 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Windows 7 - Black (T430)
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Lenovo ThinkPad 14" Laptop i5 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Windows 7 - Black (T430) is rated out of 5 by 75.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Not the old IBM thinkpad we knew and loved This is a decent laptop. But if you thought you were buying a modern replacement for the old IBM Thinkpad you will be disappointed. The old keyboard is gone; the new chicklet keyboard has mediocre feel. The build quality is down some too. Holding the laptop in one hand causes the chassis to flex enough so the CD tray pops out. Thank goodness they still have the TrackStick! If Lenovo comes out with a future T-series with the old keyboard, keeps the TrackStick, and goes back to the old build quality, I will be the first in line to buy it. Otherwise, it become just another business class laptop. Nothing to distinguish it from the pack.
Date published: 2014-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from no regrets I have been using the T430 for about a week now, i have the T430 2346QU model, i5 4gb ram, intel hd 4000, 500gb hdd. Pros The overall performance is very good, especially with the free win 8 upgrade makes the computer even faster to boot. I love the durability, and the new style keyboard is great for typing. I have no problem with the 1366.x 760 resolution (i only use for business). The batery life is execptional ( i have the 6 cell) and the lenovo solution menu helps a lot for retriving updates. Cons The only slight draw back is the T430 is a bit heavy for a 14" laptop. But then again you get the extra protection and 4 usb ports.
Date published: 2013-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Yes it is LOVE I have 17 ThinkPads dating from T60 to T430. I would never use any other brand because these are true performers. Whether I use them for personal or business purpose, they are ultra dependable. The warranty is beyond compare, after sale support is on point for parts and correct advice, the whole "team" is professional and knowledgeable. This is a "team" that goes the extra 10 miles to make their customers believers in the brand. Even after warranty they will still provide knowlegeable answers to general questions. Just as a side note, ThinkPad products hold their value and are sought after so they have high resale.Thank you TEAM IBM / Lenovo!!
Date published: 2015-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Neat Little Laptop, hope it holds. As far as specs go, this little guy packs a decent punch, (base i5 model w/ Nvidia KVS5400, 8GB RAM, 180GB SSD), and is in no way sold as a gaming laptop, but it does play most modern games at at least low settings. The IntelHD doesn't cut it for gaming, but with the KVS card turned on, here's a few of the games i've played on it....Minecraft - Max Settings - ~70FPS FarCry3 - Low Settings - ~40FPS Planetside2 - Low Settings - ~30FPS Borderlands2 - Medium Settings - ~30FPS LeagueOfLegends - Max Settings - ~30FPS My only complaint is the heat. When you turn the Nvidia card on it, and actually push the little thing to it's limit, I'm hitting around 80C in 10 minutes of gaming.
Date published: 2013-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Minor upgrade I just upgraded from a T410 to the 430. The new one is a solid laptop but the difference is actually quite small. The SSD disk gives less startup boost than expected. I would have preferred a small SSD and a large conventional disk. The lack of HDMI is also a drawback. I had finally gotten around to buying a DisplayPort-to HDMI-adapter for my 410 ($25). On the T430 the DisplayPort is a mini one, so I will have to get a new adapter...The USB on the left side are hard to access, since they are recessed. The most dramatic change though is the new keboard layout. The keys feel good but the layout is a bit confusing. Overall: Great laptop but a few glitches.
Date published: 2013-08-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by Anonymous from It is missing an important LED for Ac adapter It has no LED for you to know that AC adapter is plugged in or not ! in the windows you can see a sign for that but if you are not in windows (The other OS or during installing OS) there is no way to understand your ac adapter is working or not ! Also it is missing that Beep when you connect AC adapter. They put a button with LED for Disable/Enable the microphone but they forgot to put any sign for AC adapter which is really disappointing for Lenovo. So just should have a power management app to see your AC Adapter and Battery status. They have eliminated LED for Capslock , I would accept it but wish they put a LED for battery and AC Adapter instead of LED for Microphone !!
Date published: 2013-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Solid, lightweight, durable laptop Great laptop! Small, light, durable, and very fast. Keyboard is top-notch. Easy to carry, 5+ hour battery life with standard battery, and easy access to memory and mSATA slot. USB 3.0 ports are overhung by the case on the left side. Not a deal-breaker for me, but it's something to be aware of. Thinkpad build quality is worth the money! I can LEAN on this laptop when working and not worry about hurting it. The Lenovo outlet has really good deals, and minimizes the price difference. Several of the options I chose and recommend: Skip Nvidia graphics if battery life is a major concern 1600x900 screen is brighter, has better color, and shows more than the lower-resolution option.
Date published: 2013-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from everything just works ! I initially wanted to buy the t430s, but I could not get it delivered on time (I don't live in the US). being a huge fan of linux, and seeing that the hardware is certified by ubuntu. I jump on it ! My hardware config: -core i5 -6G RAM -128Gb SSD+320Gb (a hdd caddy) -1600x900 screen res. Now, I am using this laptop for 6 months now. I really have no complaints except the weight and the battery life. Most of time I use the charger but when I need to work outside the battery last probably 4 or 5 hours for developer usage (Java compilation). what make this laptop a very good one, is that they use standard hardware (intel based etc ...) making the experience on Linux painful-less
Date published: 2013-02-24
- Product Line
- Operating System
- Windows 7
- Screen Size
- Processor Type
- Intel Core i5 3rd Gen.
- Processor Speed
- Graphics Processing Type
- Integrated/On-Board Graphics
- Hard Drive Capacity
- Operating System Edition
- Storage Type
- HDD (Hard Disk Drive)
- Hardware Connectivity
- USB 3.0
- Built-in Webcam
- Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz Processor
- 500GB Hard Drive
- 4GB RAM
- Windows 7
- ThinkPad T Series notebooks are Lenovo's enterprise best choice, offering a thin and light design with no-compromise performance at an exceptional price. Plus, with a potential for long battery-life, you can do business anywhere. The rock-solid build and high productivity of the T430 make it the perfect laptop for any business. It's reliable, durable, and designed to work hard in every business environment.
- Processor: Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz Processor
- Hard Drive: 500GB
- RAM: 4GB
- Operating System: Windows 7
- Screen Size: 14-inch
- Screen Resolution: 1366 x 768
- Optical drive: DVD-RW drive
- Wi-Fi: Yes
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