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Lenovo P300 Tower 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB Nov 2015
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Tower workstations provide the ultimate performance with full-featured scalability, yet are sized at just 25 liters. The innovative Flex Module lets you customize I/O ports, so you add only what... More
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22 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC was given a "Value for Money" award by Tweaktown.com who decided that this personal computer provided a good bang for your buck.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This computer received a rating of 95% from computer expert review site tweaktown.com. The expert review sites think this Lenovo desktop computer is one of the very best desktop computers of a comparable type and age.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this Lenovo personal computer as outstanding on average.

Good Value for Money

Tweaktown.com highlighted in their review that this Lenovo PC was great for its price.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the desktop computers of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 500MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the P300 Tower has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the P300 Tower.

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Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the P300 Tower have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the P300 Tower which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo P300 Tower has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Across all the computers of a similar spec and age to the P300 Tower the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The P300 Tower has a faster storage speed than most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer has an SSD storage media, whereas most PCs that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage speed amongst all medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the P300 Tower.

Amongst similar types of PC the worst storage speed is HDD.

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Lenovo Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores computers as well as across its entire computer range compared to other brands.

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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 commonly found cabling technology on medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The P300 Tower has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the P300 Tower. Medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the P300 Tower have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4.4GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that came out more than a year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

The Lenovo P300 Tower is a two displayPorts quantity PC. Most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the P300 Tower have between one and three displayPorts quantitys.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo P300 Tower which has six USB 3.0 ports.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The P300 Tower is a two number of 5.25" bays computer. Most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the P300 Tower have between one and three number of 5.25" bayss.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Lenovo P300 Tower has more processor threadss than most of the medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the P300 Tower. This personal computer is a eight processor threads personal computer compared to most of the comparable spec personal computers that were released one year ago which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Lenovo P300 Tower has a greater number of placements than most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year. This Lenovo desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by PCs of a comparable age and type to the P300 Tower.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Lenovo P300 Tower is more than most medium processor cores computers that came out more than a year ago. This Lenovo personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on personal computers that are a comparable age to the P300 Tower.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P300 Tower is 4GB, the biggest is 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 820GB. The P300 Tower has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the P300 Tower.

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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 PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Heavy

The P300 Tower is one of the heavier personal computers of this spec and age (13 kilograms) amongst similar spec computers of this age. The weights of comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the P300 Tower range from 38g to 100kg, and the average weight is 7.7kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo P300 Tower

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores computer was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the P300 Tower.

If this computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Thinkstation P500 (8GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
RAID Levels
RAID Support
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Display Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

1 Award

tweaktown.com Best Value Award

Expert Reviews

(3)
11 November 2014

However, there are certainly a few critiques to level at the feet of the P300. First of which is the DRAM situation. In 2014 it is difficult to imagine a dual-channel capable system being shipped...

10 November 2014

Lenovo is making a name for itself in the high-end PC workstation market.The company in August added three models to its ThinkStation P Series line, supplementing the entry-level ThinkStation P300... Read more…

9 October 2014

We ran the P300 through all our tests, and found the performance to be quite high for a computer of this type...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 11 September 2015 by Mitch
Mitch would recommend the Lenovo ThinkStation P300 Tower (Verified Purchase)

Great machine with great pricing and service...

Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Nessa

It finally came in one week after purchasing and did not have all of the features I expected and I requested to return it but they ordered the item directly from lenovo and I have been waiting... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Lenovo ThinkStation P300 Tower

I have purchased 10 of these P300 towers over the last 6 months. With i7 processor, windows 8 professional, and SSD the machines are very fast. All are driving 4 monitors without a problem. Fans... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Drdean38

Purchased two of these and both of them were spot on...

Reviewed 9 December 2014 by Adam S.
(Verified Purchase)

Levovo's start up utilities better than HP's...

Great deal on a computer that been getting great reviews already
Window 7
Win 7 - I wanted nothing to with another Windows 8 running that new BIOS. Essentially walked away from fairly new HP that probably could have been fixed out of frustration
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Win 7 - some people that's gonna be a non-starter. For me, I guess it's an old dog who's fleas I grown accustomed to. Back to the Future

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 30ah001, lenovo 30ah001k, lenovo 30ah001ku, lenovo 30ah001kuk
Barcodes 00888772117016, 00888772118440, 00888772119454, 00888772120689, 00889800753565, 04053162457331, 04053162894822, 08887721184408

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