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8 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of few processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S500 SFF range from 1GB to 16GB. The S500 SFF has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the S500 SFF.
4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
This desktop computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many desktop computers of this type and age.
Lenovo Has Good Computer Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo computers and also specifically for Lenovo few processor core PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
When compared to other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the S500 SFF that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the S500 SFF of 3.7 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Few processor core PCs that are a similar age to the S500 SFF have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.9GHz.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3.7GHz processor clock speed computers currently available including cheaper PCs such as the Fujitsu Esprimo P420[plb_2867129_price], or the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2901416_price].
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of computers of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the S500 SFF has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
With a width of only 90 millimeters, the S500 SFF is one of the narrower computers of a similar spec and age to the S500 SFF amongst comparable spec PCs of this age. The average width of PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S500 SFF is 180mm.
3 Reasons Against
Price Has Recently Increased by £10.40
The S500 SFF has increased in price by £10.40 in the last 5 days.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that were launched more than a year ago. 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.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other HDD desktop computers currently available including cheaper computers such as the Acer Veriton N4630G[plb_2934487_price].
If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebox CXI[plb_2775942_price] (SSD), or the HP Chromebox[plb_2305242_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The S500 SFF is a two USB 2.0 port desktop computer.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S500 SFF
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the S500 SFF.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the S500 SFF has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity computers currently available including the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873230_price], or the HP ProDesk 400 G1[plb_2896357_price] which is cheaper; or the HP 260 G1 mini[plb_2897703_price] which has better reviews.
Computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB and higher rated).
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S500 SFF has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that came out around the same time as the S500 SFF.
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