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Re: Questions about Yoga C930 and X1Y3

Hey there, lenovotv! 

 

Welcome to the Lenovo forum discussion! 

 

Based on what we have gathered, here is the answer to your queries: 

 

1. Is the SSD user replaceable? 

 

Answer: 

Yoga C930 –Yes. up to 2TB M.2 SSD’s are tested.

Parts lookup page:

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-c930-13ikb/81c4/pa...

 

X1Y3 – Yes. up to 1TB M.2 SSD’s are tested.

Parts lookup page:

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...

 

 

2. For the 1TB version, is the SSD NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 at 32Gb/s?

 

Answer: 

Yoga C930  - Yes, up  to SSD NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 at 32Gb/s? can be used.

X1Y3 - Yes, up  to SSD NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 at 32Gb/s? can be used.

 

3. . Some reviewers have 256GB version made by Hynix which is slower. Is the 1TB SSD made by Samsung or Hynix? 

 

Answer: 

Yoga C930 - From the parts lookup page, the 1TB M.2 SSD can either be made by Samsung, Hynix, Intel, or Toshiba

X1Y3 - From the parts lookup page, the 1TB M.2 SSD is made by Samsung.

 

4. Are those two USB 3.0 Type-C ports running independently at full speed? 

 

Answer: 

Both the Yoga C930 and Y1YC supports two USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 ports with a theoretical speed of 10 Gbit/s (1.25 GB/s).

 

5. It uses the same Intel UHD 620 as the X1 Yoga Gen3. Why it can only drive an external monitor at 3840x2160@ 60Hz while the X1Y3 can drive at 5120x2880@ 60Hz

 

Answer: 

The Yoga C930 uses a Intel JHL6540 Thunderbolt controller. From https://ark.intel.com/products/94031/Intel-JHL6540-Thunderbolt-3-Controller, this uses a Displayport 1.2 specification which can support video resolutions of up to 3840 x 2160 (4K).

 

6. Does it use something like S0 or S3 which could cause compatibility issue with Linux?

 

Answer: 

I don’t see the any S0/S3 configurations in the BIOS but the X1Y3 is certified to run Linux while the Yoga C930 isn’t.

 

Linux for personal systems:

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd031426

 

 

7. What are the differences between the Yoga C930 and X1 Yoga Gen 3 besides different keyboard types and the latter has hdmi port?

 

Answer: 

Other key differences:

X1Y3 – Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility, up to HDR WQHD Display, Gigabit Ethernet, up to 720p+IR Camera (with ThinkShutter camera privacy), up to Mobile Broadband support (4G LTE-A), MIL-STD-810G Military Standard

Yoga C930 – up to 4k  Display, No Ethernet (USB to Ethernet adapter needed), 720p camera, No Mobile Broadband

 

 

8. Given the same tasks, which one is less nosiy?

 

Answer: 

Based on the reviews below, the Thinkpad X1Y3 is quieter.

 

Reviews (see System Noise):

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X1-Yoga-2018-i7-8550U-HDR-WQHD-Convertible-Review.2899...

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-Yoga-C930-13IKB-i7-8550U-FHD-Convertible-Review.338502.0.html

 

 

Regards! 

 



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