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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s laptop. If you have the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo Thinkpad T430s|
|Processor||3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3320M (3.30 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
|Screen||14“ 1366×768 Widescreen
14” 1600×900 Widescreen
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||Up to 500GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000
NVIDIA N13M-NS Optimus Graphics
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
|Bulti-in Microphone||Not Tested|
|Headphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Smart Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Docking Station||Tested||For Dual monitor support it is recommended you go with dock model # 4338-35U which has dual dvi ports|
For Dual monitor support it is recommended you go with dock model # 4338-35U which has dual dvi ports
This laptop works great with linux, we have deployed 40+ over the last few months with no issue except the dual monitors noted above