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Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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Our Tiny desktops are the first 1L desktop in the industry. Complete with flexible mounting solutions including support for standard VESA mounts, Tiny desktops fit just about anywhere, yet they... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Lenovo Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

Based on 253 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its personal computers. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range compared to other manufacturers.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

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

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec.

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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 computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

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

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Very Shallow

Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny the depths range from 31mm to 590mm, and the average depth is 350mm. At only 182 millimeters, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is fairly shallow compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is fairly light compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny. Medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago have weights of between 38g and 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg.

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Very Short

At only 34.5 millimeters, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is fairly short compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. Comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny have heights of between 9.8mm and 560mm, and the average height is 300mm.

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18 Reasons Against

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

The ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer. Most of the other PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The average max memory bandwidth supported processor of computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is 30GB/s. With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The smallest max internal memory supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB. The Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny 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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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2 gigahertz, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny. Across all the PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

Personal computers with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers that have been around 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.

Personal computers with a faster storage speed that might also be worth looking at include 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 ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny range from 2GB to 64GB.

If this Lenovo desktop computer internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL 270 (£349.99) (6GB).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny. The smallest hard drive capacity of comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is 1GB and the biggest is 3TB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type. The total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny range from 4GB to 3.6TB.

Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 3647 (£315.99) (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny. Across all the computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Three USB 2.0 Ports

The ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is a three USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One DisplayPort

The ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is a one DisplayPort computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the computers of this type and age the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB. With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny have between four and seven processor threads, including the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny which has four processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,600 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny. Medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The lowest system bus data transfer rate of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 5GT/s and the highest is 8GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a quite low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.4GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3 gigahertz, the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the ThinkCentre M73 Tiny.

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
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 Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
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
Wake-On-LAN Ready
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
Mini PCI Express Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
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
Embedded Options Available
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 TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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)
Instruction Set
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) 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
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54590, lenovo 10ay008, lenovo i54590t, lenovo 10ay008c, lenovo 10ay008cu, lenovo 10ay008cus
Barcodes 00801947282807, 00807030516996, 00809186293004, 00809385687666, 00888965807144

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