lenovo vs dell laptop?

Jan 13, 2022

I've already have the Dell latitude E6530, pretty old laptop but pretty fast with my ssd upgrade and 4 cores and 8 threads but it is pretty used now and I have some problems with it. I would like to buy a lenovo from my cousin, 2 years old, pretty good but not sure if it is faster, stronger than mine, I m not really good about pc so maybe you could help me?
Here the specs .


Lenovo ThinkBook 14s-IWL 14″ i7-8565U vs Dell Latitude E6530 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM

  • description: CPU
    product: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz
    vendor: Intel Corp.
    physical id: 54
    bus info: cpu@0
    version: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz
    slot: SOCKET 0
    size: 824MHz
    capacity: 3600MHz
    width: 64 bits
  • 16 gig memory
  • 2x 8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1333 MHz
  • Architecture: x86_64
    CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
    Byte Order: Little Endian
    Address sizes: 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
    CPU(s): 8
    On-line CPU(s) list: 0-7
    Thread(s) per core: 2
    Core(s) per socket: 4
    Socket(s): 1
    NUMA node(s): 1
    Vendor ID: GenuineIntel
    CPU family: 6
    Model: 58
    Model name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz
    Stepping: 9
    CPU MHz: 1300.000
    CPU max MHz: 3600.0000
    CPU min MHz: 1200.0000


Hello James,

1. You said you "have some problems" with your current Dell E6530; could you expand a bit on those problems? (Mechanical or software).

2. The Dell is certainly "pretty old" (from around 2013) so any new or even a 2 years old laptop will be noticeably quicker and more efficient on many counts such as battery life and WiFi speed.

3. The Lenovo ThinkBook referenced in your link uses an 8th-gen quad-core i7 CPU running from 1.8 to 4.6GHz with a TDP of 15W. Lenovo themselves claim "up to 10 hours" of battery life, while real-life usage will probably land somewhere around 7 to 8 hours.

4. The ThinkBook also comes with 16GBs of RAM, although it is a single , soldered module and it is the maximum capacity. A single 16GB module is not as efficient as 2 8GBs modules, but that's what Lenovo decided to go with. Using DDR4 modules, it will offer significantly more useable memory compared to a 2013 8GB laptop using DDR3 modules.

5. All in all, if you can get a good deal on the ThinkBook from your cousin, it is definitely a worthy replacement to your Dell.


I've consulted these 2 sites:

Lenovo ThinkBook

Dell Latitude E6530
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As well as 2 custom built rigs i have a lenovo ideapad , it is a very good piece of kit but i would recommend you get rid of the vantage pre-installed software it is a paid in the butt.
Just run it once to update everything then uninstall it , if you want it back at a later date you can download it again.
Make sure you put the slider across at the top to make your camera blind folded.
Go into windows settings and make sure the microphone is really off if you dont intend using it because lenovo said mic off , windows settings say mic on.
The reason i say this is a security issue , i bet you speak out load your passwords and bank details as your typing them in.
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