t540p vs w530

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t540p vs w530

#1 Post by thorghal » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:57 am

Hello I would like to ask U guys question which one to choose:

t540p that is about 420$ specs:
Intel Core i3 4000M 2,40 GHz, 3M Cache
8GB DDR3
500GB HDD
DVD-Rw
LED, matte
15,5”,
FHD – 1920 x 1080
INTEL HD 4600

w530 that is about 550$ specs:
ThinkPad W530 2447-9Q7
Intel® Core™ i7-3840QM Processor 2,8Ghz - MaX Turbo 3.8 GHz
IPS 15,4 WXGA matte LED FullHD 1920x1080
1000GB HDD sata 2,5
8 GB DDr3 (do 32GB) 4y sloty na ram
2GB Nvidia Quadro K2000M / Intel HD
+ docking station

or maybe U could give some other ideas which to buy? i'm from poland so oversea purchase is not rlly an option due to high custom duty.

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Re: t540p vs w530

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:59 am

I recommend the W530!!!

Buying the T540p would be like shooting yourself in the foot.
With great power comes great responsibility!

A lesson Lenovo has not cared to learn yet.

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Re: t540p vs w530

#3 Post by TPFanatic » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:46 pm

W530 has better graphics, centered keyboard, Thinklight, and can take classic keyboard. Get instead.
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Re: t540p vs w530

#4 Post by hhhd1 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:21 pm

the w530 is better in every spec:
better screen quality
better processor
larger HDD
better graphics
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