Product Comparison: Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX) vs Dell Precision M4700


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Dell
Model
ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)
Precision M4700
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Even your most demanding PC work needs to happen away from your desk sometimes. This laptop gives you the power, performance and battery life you need to tackle all of your graphics-intensive tasks – and to go mobile with them.
Dell Precision is your key tool whether your job requires you to design digital content, work with CAD models, analyze manufacturing processes or any other performance intensive application.
Key Specs
Screen Size
15.6 in.
15.6 in.
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Windows 7 Pro
Processor Speed
2.6 GHz
2.6 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
4 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
500 GB
1000 GB
Battery Life
6.5 hours
6.5 hours

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Size & Weight
Height
1.4 in.
1.37 in.
Width
14.68 in.
14.8 in.
Depth
9.65 in.
10.02 in.
Weight
6.2 lbs.
6.13 lbs.

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i5-3320M
Intel Core i7-3720QM
Number of Cores
2
4
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX) 15.6" Laptop
  • The core components are thus appropriate and will provide enough performance to last several years.
  • The system performance is very good due to the decent CPU on the board.
  • The daily tasks such as office, internet browsing and communication can easily be dealt with this Intel i5 CPU.
  • Intel's HD Graphics 4000 houses sufficient performance for many tasks.
  • The integrated graphics on this laptop do not suits for any games.
Dell Precision M4700 15.6" Full HD Laptop
  • This is a solid-built machine capable of handling the graphics demands I put it under.
  • Great quad-core processor that copes with every demanding task.
  • Workstation-grade graphics. Even integrated graphics copes with demanding programs.
  • The system's performance and reliability are the reasons you buy a workstation. Equipped with powerful CPU and GPU.
  • The performance of the system is very good due to the high-end Intel Core i7 processor.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3L-SDRAM
DDR3-SDRAM
Type of Storage
HDD
HDD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX) 15.6" Laptop
  • The hard drive and two free RAM slots are easily accessible through the bottom panel and allows for quick upgrade.
  • 500Gb HDD delivers surprisingly good results. Surprised with decent speeds.
  • Decent laptop. 4gb of RAM is just enough for my needs.
  • The conventional hard drive with a capacity of 500GB seems out of place.
  • The only thing that slows this laptop is Hard Drive.
Dell Precision M4700 15.6" Full HD Laptop
  • This workstation equipped with good and massive storage.
  • Even if the unit use HDD drive, everything transfer pretty fast on this.
  • Great laptop, that offer lot of memory to keep all my data.
  • Everything runs fast on this laptop. WIth 16gb of RAM it can run hundreds chrome tabs.
  • If you feel the need for speed, this laptop with ddr3 RAM and HDD drive is not for you.
Features
Display Type
HD+ TN
FHD IPS
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
1920 x 1080
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
NVIDIA Quadro K2000M
Discrete Graphics Memory
2 GB
2 GB
Extras
Lenovo Cloud Storage, Dolby Home Theater, Integrated Color Calibrator
Innovative Smart Design, Keyboard backlit, NVIDIA Optimus, Independent Software Vendor, Fingerprint reader

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX) 15.6" Laptop
  • The operation on touchpad is flawless and the keys below it are extremely responsive.
  • 1600x900 resolution offers a large work area and this means plenty of space for windows, toolbars and documents.
  • Provide for very good image quality which can easily be considered by a professional for graphical applications.
  • Wide viewing angles and a large color space display.
  • Keyboard not measure up to the traditional IBM keyboard that was legendary for its quality.
Dell Precision M4700 15.6" Full HD Laptop
  • Very right, clear anti-glare screen. Amazing to look at it.
  • Good battery life. It can live for six hours, and this is a lot.
  • The M4700 features a tool free pop-out drive bay, so you can keep your data safe.
  • The M4700's UltraSharp FHD display is bright and very clear. Text and minute detail were sharp and easy on the eyes.
  • The 1920 by 1080 resolution screen means that you can launch multiple windows side by side.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/n, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
4
4
USB Type C
No
No
Other Ports
ExpressCard, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, VGA, Mini DisplayPort
Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, ExpressCard, VGA, HDMI, DisplayPort

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX)

Dell Precision M4700

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Lenovo ThinkPad W530 (N1K4MIX) 15.6" Laptop
  • The ThinkPad W530 comes with almost every port that would be expected on a workstation.
  • You get 2x USB 3.0 ports, which is good addition.
  • For fast single devices like external hard drives and SSDs, the USB 3.0 port is sufficient for decent transfer rates.
  • Normal DisplayPort and an eSATA port is missing, like in the older model.
  • It is unfortunate that the mini-Display port forces the user to buy an extra adapter to connect to it.
Dell Precision M4700 15.6" Full HD Laptop
  • I like the multiple mouse buttons and the plentiful USB ports.
  • Three-monitor capability out of the box, four with docking station.
  • This laptop offers really lots of I/O ports. You can connect almost anything to this laptop.
  • The only missing port on this laptop is Thunderbolt port.
  • USB 3.0 ports not blue color, make it hard to know, for what you connection.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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