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= THIS IS WORK IN PROGRESS =
 
 
 
=== ThinkPad W530 ===
 
=== ThinkPad W530 ===
  
 
This page gives an overview of the ThinkPad W530.
 
This page gives an overview of the ThinkPad W530.
 
 
==== Standard Features ====
 
==== Standard Features ====
  
 
* One of the following processors:
 
* One of the following processors:
 
** Intel Dual Core i5-3320M (3.30Hz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 35W)  
 
** Intel Dual Core i5-3320M (3.30Hz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 35W)  
** Intel Dual Core i5-3520M (3.60GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 35W)
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** Intel Dual Core i7-3520M (3.60GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 35W)
** Intel Quad Core i7-3610QM (3.30Hz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)  
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3610QM (3.30Hz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
** Intel Quad Core i7-3720QM (3.6GHz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3630QM (3.40Hz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W) 
** Intel Quad Core i7-3820QM (3.70GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)  
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3720QM (3.60GHz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3740QM (3.70GHz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3820QM (3.70GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
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** Intel Quad Core i7-3840QM (3.80GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)  
 
** Intel Quad Core "Extreme" i7-3920XM (3.80GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 55W)
 
** Intel Quad Core "Extreme" i7-3920XM (3.80GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 55W)
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** Intel Quad Core "Extreme" i7-3940XM (3.90GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 55W)
 
* One of the following discrete graphics cards:  
 
* One of the following discrete graphics cards:  
 
** [[NVIDIA Quadro K1000M]] with 2GB DDR3 and 192 CUDA cores running at 850MHz, and with [[Switchable Graphics|Optimus™ Technology]]
 
** [[NVIDIA Quadro K1000M]] with 2GB DDR3 and 192 CUDA cores running at 850MHz, and with [[Switchable Graphics|Optimus™ Technology]]
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** 128GB Samsung SATA 3 SSD
 
** 128GB Samsung SATA 3 SSD
 
** 180GB Intel SATA 3 SSD
 
** 180GB Intel SATA 3 SSD
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* 6-row, 84-key, ThinkVantage button, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys chiclet keyboard with optional LED backlight
 
* [[Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection]]
 
* [[Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection]]
 
* Intel HD Audio with a Realtek [[ALC269VC]] codec
 
* Intel HD Audio with a Realtek [[ALC269VC]] codec
 
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* [[Ultrabay|Serial Ultrabay Enhanced]] with one of the following:
* [[Ultrabay|Ultrabay Enhanced]] with one of the following:
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** [[Serial UltraBay Enhanced DVD Burner III]]
 
** [[Serial UltraBay Enhanced DVD Burner III]]
 
 
* [[MiniPCI Express slot]] 1 with one of the following:
 
* [[MiniPCI Express slot]] 1 with one of the following:
 
** Thinkpad b/g/n
 
** Thinkpad b/g/n
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** [[Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300]] (3x3 AGN)
 
** [[Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300]] (3x3 AGN)
 
** [[Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250]]  
 
** [[Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250]]  
 
 
* [[MiniPCI Express slot]] 2 with one of the following:
 
* [[MiniPCI Express slot]] 2 with one of the following:
 
** None (empty)
 
** None (empty)
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==== Resources ====
 
==== Resources ====
  
* [http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/guides-and-manuals/detail.page?DocID=UM014941 Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM)]
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* [https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t530_t530i_w530_hmm_en_0b48474_02.pdf Hardware Maintenance Manual (HMM)]
* [http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-77167 W530 Drivers and Software]
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* [https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-w-series-laptops/thinkpad-w530/downloads W530 Drivers and Software]
* [http://shop.lenovo.com/products/us/laptop/thinkpad/w-series/w530/Thinkpad-w530-datasheet.pdf ThinkPad W530 Tech Specs, PDF]
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* [http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/withdrawnbook/ThinkPad_W530.pdf ThinkPad W530 Tech Specs (PSREF), PDF]
  
 
==== Reviews ====
 
==== Reviews ====
  
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* [https://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Lenovo-ThinkPad-W530-N1K43GE-Notebook.80062.0.html Notebookcheck], 2012-08-17
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* [https://www.laptopmag.com/reviews/laptops/lenovo-thinkpad-w530 Laptop Mag], 2012-07-20
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* [http://www.notebookreview.com/notebookreview/lenovo-thinkpad-w530-user-review/ Notebook Review (User Review)], 2012-08-22
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* [https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/ThinkPad-W530-Review/td-p/797383 andrewbaxter's review (Lenovo Forums)], 2011-10-25
 
* [http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithcombs/archive/2012/07/10/lenovo-thinkpad-w530-mini-review.aspx Keith Combs' Blahg], 2012-07-09
 
* [http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithcombs/archive/2012/07/10/lenovo-thinkpad-w530-mini-review.aspx Keith Combs' Blahg], 2012-07-09
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* [https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Longtime-Thinkpad-User-Review-of-W530-2436-with-quot-More/td-p/1173383 pensare's review (Lenovo Forums)], 2013-07-02
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* [https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Another-W530-Review/td-p/851097 Djembe's review (Lenovo Forums)], 2012-06-10
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* [https://www.solidsmack.com/software-hardware-reviews/the-lenovo-thinkpad-w530-review/ SolidSmack], 2012-11-7
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* [https://us.hardware.info/reviews/4146/lenovo-thinkpad-w530-review-workstation-on-the-go  Hardware.info], 2013-03-28
  
 
==== Linux Installation ====
 
==== Linux Installation ====
  
 
* {{Install|Fedora| 17|W530}}
 
* {{Install|Fedora| 17|W530}}
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* [https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Lenovo_Thinkpad_W530 Gentoo Wiki with Detailed Instructions for W530]
  
=== Power Adapter ===
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=== Known Issues ===
 
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* On the newer BIOSes it is [https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W530-Won-t-boot-Windows-10-or-Linux-with-dedicated-graphics/td-p/3979003 impossible to boot with the "Dedicated Only" graphics card option]. The only known fix is to flash an older BIOS (circa 2013). Even then, the issue won't be completely solved.
The W530 comes with a special [http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-76762.html 170W AC adapter (P/N 0A36227)] that is currently only shipped with the predecessor W520 model. [[Category:W520#Power Adapter|See there]] for additional information.
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* Overclocking is not possible due to locked BIOS, even on the XM edition processors. This also affects the usability of [[ThrottleStop]]. The only fix is to [[:Custom_BIOS#Hardware_Flashing_.28xx30_and_up.29|hardware flash a modified BIOS]].
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* Throttling occurs on battery in quad core configured versions. The clock is then limited to 1.2 GHz.
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* There is an interenal Wi-Fi card whitelist. It can be only removed by [[:Custom_BIOS#Hardware_Flashing_.28xx30_and_up.29|using a modified BIOS]].
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* Power supplies with wattage lower than 135W won't be able to charge the battery while the laptop is on.
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* The W530 comes with a special [http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-76762.html 170W AC adapter (P/N 0A36227 for US or 0A36231 for EU)] that makes it impossible to use it on older equipment (besides W520). [[:Category:W520#Power_Adapter|See here]] for additional information.
  
 
[[Category:W Series]]
 
[[Category:W Series]]

Latest revision as of 15:35, 25 September 2018

ThinkPad W530

This page gives an overview of the ThinkPad W530.

Standard Features

ThinkPad W530

Resources

Reviews

Linux Installation

Known Issues

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Pages in category "W530"

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