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Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Computers Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire personal computer range.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on personal computers of this age and type.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots

The ThinkCentre E73 SFF is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot desktop computer.

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Very Short

With a height of only 101 millimeters, the ThinkCentre E73 SFF is one of the shorter comparable spec computers that were launched more than a year ago amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The average height of comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF is 300mm, and the heights range from 9.8mm to 560mm.

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20 Reasons Against

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

Most similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Pricey

We checked 135 personal computers of a comparable spec and age and they range in price from £139 to £2,468. We think that this computer looks expensive compared to other personal computers of a comparable spec and age.

Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The max internal memory supported processors of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF range from 2GB to 770GB. The ThinkCentre E73 SFF has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

Computers with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF[plb_3070059_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper); or the HP 800 G2[plb_3799899_price] (2.8GHz and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers of this age and type. 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.

We compared this computer to all the other HDD desktop computers and we think cheaper desktop computers such as the HP Z230[plb_2477549_price], and the Alienware X51[plb_2501844_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF[plb_3070059_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF. The smallest internal memory of personal computers that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the ProDesk 600 G2 SFF[pl_3070059_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Z240[pl_3195860_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from HP.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago is 930GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

If you want a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the ProDesk 400 SFF[pl_2926181_price] (1TB and cheaper), the Z240[pl_3195860_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the Z240[pl_3195862_price] (1TB and cheaper) all from HP.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the computers that have been on the market for more than a year the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre E73 SFF has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

If this Lenovo personal computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the ProDesk 400 SFF[pl_2926181_price] (1TB), the Z240[pl_3195860_price] (1TB), or the Z240[pl_3195862_price] (1TB) all from HP which is also cheaper.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the ThinkCentre E73 SFF is more than most medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most computers of a comparable age and type to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF have between one and six 3.5" bays, including the ThinkCentre E73 SFF which has one 3.5" bay.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The ThinkCentre E73 SFF is a two USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The ThinkCentre E73 SFF is a one 5.25" bay personal computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The ThinkCentre E73 SFF is a one DisplayPort desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF is 2GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB. The ThinkCentre E73 SFF has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of comparable spec desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago is 1,800MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre E73 SFF have between four and seven processor threads, including the ThinkCentre E73 SFF which has four processor threads.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF has a fairly low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. Across all the computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. The ThinkCentre E73 SFF has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 3.2 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the ThinkCentre E73 SFF.

Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
QPI Link
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 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
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
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
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.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
Audio Output Channel
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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
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 Dual Display Technology
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
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
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Saved

Great product in a small package. Could have a little bigger memory...

Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Antonio L.
(Verified Purchase)

GREAT BUY...

SMALL FOOTPRINT, VERY FAST AND POWERFUL COMPUTER
LOW MEMORY
Reviewed 28 May 2014 by Martin in London | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

This SFF desktop ticks all the boxes; it's a reasonably capable desktop machine, if a bit short on USB ports (4 on the back, 2 of which are taken up by mouse and keyboard). My only concern was the... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54440, lenovo 10au005, lenovo i54440s, lenovo 10au005f, lenovo 10au005fp, lenovo 10au005fpb
Barcodes 04054843763710

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