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Lenovo E73 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB Jun 2016
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on personal computers that have been around for the last year.

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Only Released Six Months Ago

This personal computer is one of the most recent personal computers to be released. This means it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older personal computers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last 12 months have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Lenovo E73 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.

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Lenovo Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo E73 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The hard drive capacity of personal computers that were released in the last year range from 250GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 910GB.

If you would prefer a personal computer with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL 3650 (£596.60) (2TB).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots

The Lenovo E73 is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot PC.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Lenovo E73 has a greater number of placements than most new personal computers. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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18 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Computers that have been available for the last year have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 0.5GB and 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 260GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Lenovo E73 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst PCs of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo E73 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo E73 has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the E73. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the E73 the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 77GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of only 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo E73 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year. Recently released comparable spec personal computers have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 1.6TB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 100GB.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E73 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other latest comparable spec personal computers.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The average memory clock speed supported by processor of comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the E73 is 1,800MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo E73 has a fairly slow memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the E73.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Lenovo E73 supports an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than most comparable spec computers that have been available for the last year. Most desktop computers that are a similar age to it support a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version. Across all latest medium processor core personal computers the on-board graphics adapter DirectX version ranges from 11.2/12 to 12.

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Only 4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Lenovo E73 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most latest comparable spec PCs. Most latest medium processor core personal computers support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version. The worst on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version of all latest medium processor core personal computers is 4 and the best is 4.4.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo E73 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of personal computers that came out in the last year is 1GB and the biggest is 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Lenovo E73 has a greater number of memory slots than most recently released medium processor core personal computers. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this Lenovo computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year have between one and three 3.5" bays, including the Lenovo E73 which has one 3.5" bay.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The Lenovo E73 is a one 5.25" bay desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as the E73 have one 5.25" bay.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 42GB. The Lenovo E73 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Lenovo E73 has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type found on most recently released medium processor core personal computers.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is in fact the worst internal memory type across all similar spec PCs that have been around for the last year.

Across similar types of desktop computer the best internal memory type is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Lenovo E73 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 6 megabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the latest medium processor core personal computers the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most personal computers that have been available for the last year have between four and seven processor threads, including the Lenovo E73 which has four processor threads.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the E73 range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 2,000MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the Lenovo E73 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the E73 the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 7.4GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Lenovo E73 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates amongst similar spec PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E73

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3 gigahertz, the Lenovo E73 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E73.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo E73 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the E73.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL 3650 (£596.60) (2TB).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

If you want a computer with a faster storage speed then you might want to look at the HP 400 G2 (£603.97) (SSD).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Supplied
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wake-On-LAN Ready
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Aspect Ratio

User Reviews

(5)
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a replacement for a worn out PC. Do thorough research before choosing. My criteria were the best processor speed and RAM at the lowest price. At 3.7Ghz this stood out. 4GB of RAM is on... Read more…

Reviewed 4 May 2016 by J Hallam
(Verified Purchase)

Good product and excellent service.

Reviewed 29 March 2016 by B. Hunter

Lenovo make some excellent value PC's aimed at small businesses which are very suitable for home use. I ordered one at a bargain price from ILGS via Amazon but they refused to honour the order... Read more…

Reviewed 29 February 2016 by Chris Blackmore
(Verified Purchase)

Good make, nicely compact and very quiet. Plug and play set up from out of the box. Should be fairly powerful as its an i5, good home office machine, though wouold suspect that it may not perform... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2015 by Igor | 22 Comments

PC works quite nicely, quiet, easy to set up. Windows 7 64 bit is much better than my old Vista 32 bit. Very fast boot up. Reason for the low score is my dissatisfaction with Lenovo's Cashback... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 10dr002, lenovo 10dr002x, lenovo 10dr002xf, lenovo 10dr002xfr, lenovo i54460s4gb1tbmbw7p64w8, lenovo i54460s4gb1tbmbw7p64w8p
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