The T430 was the first one to replace the old style keyboard with a newer Chiclet style. But it's a pretty nice keyboard in its own right. Good feel and travel and space enough between the keys for my fat finger typing. It still has the little red pointing stick although I prefer a mouse.
It came with 8GB of RAM and a 128 GB Samsung SSD so no upgrades needed. It had Windows 10 installed but that is gone now. Maybe it'll come back in a virtual machine maybe not.
It has an Ivy Bridge 3rd gen Intel mobile processor and it flies with Debian Stretch GNOME desktop. The difference from Virtualbox is quite amazing. This unit will be my on the rails Linux tester. The llttle netbook I have is fine but really too slow and memory deprived to do that. And my other netbooks are museum pieces.
ray@debian-ray-T430:~$ inxi -Fxz System: Host: debian-ray-T430 Kernel: 4.9.0-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 6.3.0) Desktop: Gnome 3.22.3 (Gtk 3.22.11-1) Distro: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) Machine: Device: laptop System: LENOVO product: 2347H76 v: ThinkPad T430 Mobo: LENOVO model: 2347H76 UEFI [Legacy]: LENOVO v: G1ET94WW (2.54 ) date: 04/22/2013 Battery BAT0: charge: 60.9 Wh 100.1% condition: 60.9/93.6 Wh (65%) model: LGC 45N1011 status: Full CPU: Dual core Intel Core i5-3320M (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10376 clock speeds: max: 3300 MHz 1: 1207 MHz 2: 1286 MHz 3: 1201 MHz 4: 1200 MHz Graphics: Card: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: N/A Resolution: email@example.com GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Mobile GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 13.0.6 Direct Rendering: Yes Audio: Card Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.9.0-2-amd64 Network: Card-1: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: 5080 bus-ID: 00:19.0 IF: enp0s25 state: down mac: <filter> Card-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0 IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter> Drives: HDD Total Size: 128.0GB (9.9% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: SAMSUNG_MZ7PC128 size: 128.0GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 110G used: 4.5G (5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.27GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5 Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0C mobo: N/A Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 2555 Info: Processes: 193 Uptime: 16 min Memory: 1545.6/7689.3MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: N/A Client: Shell (bash 4.4.111) inxi: 2.3.5 ray@debian-ray-T430:~$