Tower desktops provide the ultimate performance with full-featured scalability, yet weigh about 24.25 lbs. The M83 desktop features Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) and a 27-month life...
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This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core computers that are a comparable age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Lenovo M83 Mini Tower is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer. Most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the M83 Mini Tower have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Lenovo Has Good Personal Computer Reviews
Based on 406 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core computers compared to other brands.
SSD Storage Medium
The M83 Mini Tower has a faster storage speed than most computers of this type and age. This Lenovo computer has an SSD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec computers that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.
This desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the M83 Mini Tower.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed amongst similar types of desktop computer.
If the storage speed of this computer is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Zotac ZBOX PI320 (Flash), or the Asus CHROMEBIT (£99.97) (Flash) which also has a higher rating.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of this spec and age.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on medium processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it.
Most desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the M83 Mini Tower have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the Lenovo M83 Mini Tower which has two DisplayPorts.
Three 3.5" Bays
The M83 Mini Tower is a three 3.5" bay personal computer.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Lenovo M83 Mini Tower is a four USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the M83 Mini Tower have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
Has One Memory Slot
The M83 Mini Tower has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core computers that came out more than a year ago. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on personal computers that were launched around the same time as the M83 Mini Tower.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
At only 256 gigabytes, the M83 Mini Tower has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the M83 Mini Tower. The average total storage capacity of computers of a comparable age and spec to the M83 Mini Tower is 770GB.
Quite Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the M83 Mini Tower range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.8GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the M83 Mini Tower's internal memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core computers that came out around the same time as the M83 Mini Tower.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to it.
Only One PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Most medium processor core computers that have been around for more than a year have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots, including the M83 Mini Tower which has one PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot.
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Quite Small Processor Cache
Across all the medium processor core computers that are a similar age to the M83 Mini Tower the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB. The M83 Mini Tower has a fairly small processor cache (only 6 megabytes) compared to most of the other computers that were released one year ago.
Only Four Processor Threads
The Lenovo M83 Mini Tower is a four processor thread PC. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable type and age to the M83 Mini Tower have between four and seven processor threads.
Across all the computers of this age and spec the weights range from 38g to 23kg, and the average weight is 7.6kg. With a weight of 11.2 kilograms, the M83 Mini Tower is one of the heavier comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the M83 Mini Tower amongst medium processor core computers of this age.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This computer was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo M83 Mini Tower has a pretty typical processor clock speed (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been around for more than a year.
If you want a computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo E93 (3.4GHz).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
LGA1150, Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
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)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Energy Star Certified
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD Display
Display Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Horizontal Viewing Angle
1920 x 1080
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video