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Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

Lenovo Ideacentre 300S 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Oct 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of 2,133 megahertz, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has one of the faster memory clock speeds supported by processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,500MHz.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 1GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB. When compared to other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Ideacentre 300S's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 64 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The max internal memory supported processors of PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2GB to 770GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of 64 gigabytes, the Ideacentre 300S has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 10GB/s and the fastest is 68GB/s. The Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a quite fast max memory bandwidth supported processor (34.1 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S.

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Lenovo Has Good Computer Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor core personal computers have good reviews as do all personal computers manufactured by Lenovo.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Ideacentre 300S has a newer internal memory type than most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is actually the best internal memory type amongst all desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Ideacentre 300S.

The worst internal memory type amongst comparable types of desktop computer is DDR3-SDRAM.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and spec.

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Very Fast Memory Clock Speed

The Ideacentre 300S has a very fast memory clock speed (2,133 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released more than a year ago. The memory clock speeds of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Quite High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The system bus data transfer rates of desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of 8 Gigatransfers per second, the Ideacentre 300S has one of the higher system bus data transfer rates amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Ideacentre 300S have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 790GB. With a maximum internal memory of 65,536 megabytes, the Ideacentre 300S has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Ideacentre 300S is more than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by comparable spec computers that have been around for more than a year. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this Lenovo computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Ideacentre 300S has a greater number of placements than most computers that have been around for more than a year. This Lenovo computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Narrow

At only 105 millimeters, the Ideacentre 300S is quite narrow compared to most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the Ideacentre 300S. Across all the personal computers that came out around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S the widths range from 33mm to 510mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Ideacentre 300S has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 950 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of desktop computers that were released one year ago is 1,100MHz.

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

The Ideacentre 300S is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of desktop computers of this type and age range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Ideacentre 300S has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ideacentre 300S.

Desktop computers with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP 800 G2 (£1,099.58) (2.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many computers of a comparable spec and age to 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 the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (£595.00) (SSD).

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The internal memory of similar spec desktop computers that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 64GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP 800 G2 (£1,099.58) (8GB and higher rated).

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year is 4.9MB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Ideacentre 300S has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Ideacentre 300S is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between four and seven processor threads, including the Ideacentre 300S which has four processor threads.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Ideacentre 300S. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of computers that are a comparable age to the Ideacentre 300S is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Ideacentre 300S.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Ideacentre 300S.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1TB hard drive capacity PCs currently available including the MSI Nightblade Z97 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the DELL 8900 (2TB and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL PowerEdge T20 (£319.80) which has better reviews.

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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 Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
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 Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 300s11, 300s11i, 300s11is, 300s11ish
Barcodes 00889800967764

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DELL 8900 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

DELL 8900 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
DELL 8900
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD+SSD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 1,049.00
Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Hugely Bigger Internal Memory
Six USB 3.0 Ports
Four More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
1TB Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

HP 810-477na vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

HP 810-477na vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
HP 810-477na
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 3.6GHz 12GB 2TB HDD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 939.99
Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
8GB Bigger Internal Memory
Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
62x Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Smaller Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

HP 800 G2 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

HP 800 G2 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
HP 800 G2
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 557.53
Lighter
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
9x Shorter
62.26GB Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Slower Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
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