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8 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs of this age and spec.
Lenovo Personal Computers Have Good Reviews
Lenovo few processor core computers have good ratings on average and across all personal computers Lenovo is one of the superior brands.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as it.
Most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the M83 only have one DisplayPort, however the Lenovo M83 has two DisplayPorts.
+3 More reasons for
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo M83 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of PCs of a comparable type and age to the M83 is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.
Has One Memory Slot
The Lenovo M83 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.
5 Reasons Against
£56.94 Price Increase
In the last 45 days the M83 has increased in price by £56.94.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for 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.
There are a number of alternative HDD desktop computers currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper computers such as the Fujitsu D556[plb_3128192_price], or the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2979215_price].
If the storage speed of this PC is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP ProDesk 400 G2.5 SFF[plb_2972867_price] (SSD and cheaper).
We think this few processor core PC looks expensive compared to other desktop computers of a similar type and age. The price range of desktop computers of a similar type and age is from £99 to £834.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 16GB. The Lenovo M83 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst few processor core computers of this age.
+2 More reasons against
With a weight of 7.8 kilograms, the Lenovo M83 is one of the heavier comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the M83 amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. Across all the computers that are a comparable age to the M83 the weights range from 140g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo M83
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo M83 has a fairly average processor clock speed (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.
There are a number of other 3.5GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available that you might want to consider including the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_2877469_price], or the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873107_price] which is cheaper.
If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 400 G3 MT[plb_3793631_price] (3.7GHz) which is also cheaper.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo M83 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.
We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity desktop computers to this PC and we think the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873230_price], and the HP ProDesk 600 G2[plb_3192481_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo M73[plb_3254981_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 300-235na[plb_3818279_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo M83 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB hard drive capacity personal computers currently available including the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873230_price], or the HP ProDesk 600 G2[plb_3192481_price] which is cheaper.
If you are looking for a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the HP 300-235na[plb_3818279_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.
+2 Other reasons
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo M83 has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB memory personal computers currently available including cheaper computers such as the 260 G1 mini[pl_2897703_price], or the ProDesk 600 G2[pl_3192481_price] both from HP or the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price].
Nikki605 would recommend the Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 Tower
Considering that Windows XP had reached it's end-of-life, it was time to replace my 10-year old desktop system. I picked the Lenovo M83 because it came loaded with Windows 7 Pro. I'm not ready to... Read more…
Fawkes70 would recommend the Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 Tower
This machine is overall a great design and also provides good capacity for upgrades. Surprisingly, the cables, HD, graphics card, etc are pretty neatly organized. I upgraded to an SSD and still... Read more…
Pmpm would recommend the Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 Tower
Received 7 M83 desktops. One had mouse that didn't work (wasn't assembled properly). Another had a bad keyboard (keys on right side of keyboard didn't work) Otherwise, units were very fast and... Read more…