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What is the fastest factory installed W530 CPU?

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What is the fastest factory installed W530 CPU?

#1 Post by Carthik » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:52 pm

Yes, same question but for W530. On the fence of whether to go with W530 or W520.

What is the fastest factory installed W530 CPU?

Data out there is inconsistent, I assume this is because Lenovo made multiple upgrades during the lineup's lifespan.

I also know that people have successfully installed faster CPUs not originally offered by Lenovo. What would be the fastest that is fully compatible?


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Re: What is the fastest factory installed W530 CPU?

#2 Post by EngineersCake » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:01 am

According to https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:W530

The Intel Core i7 3920XM @ 3.8GHz.
Current Machines
ThinkPad T420s Core i7 2.8 GHz
MacBook Pro 13 Core i7 2.8 GHz
Workstation Core i7 3.2 GHz

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