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Lenovo P300 Tower
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Lenovo P300 Tower 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB Oct 2015
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The ThinkStation P300 offers the ultimate in usability. It features integrated handles for easy access, as well as a modular design supporting Flex features. Flex features let you configure only... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on personal computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of computers that came out around the same time as the P300 Tower is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 500MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Lenovo P300 Tower has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released one year ago.

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

Most medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year 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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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the P300 Tower the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.3TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 gigabytes, the Lenovo P300 Tower has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec personal computers of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo P300 Tower has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that were released one year ago is 1GB and the biggest is 64GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo P300 Tower has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P300 Tower. Desktop computers of this age and type have processor frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The P300 Tower has an SSD storage media which is faster than most computers of this type and age. Most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to 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.

This desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the P300 Tower.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage speed across similar types of desktop computer.

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Lenovo Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

We checked 225 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo personal computers and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores computers.

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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 desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on PCs of this spec and age.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

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

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Fairly Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

Across all the computers of a similar spec and age to the P300 Tower the solid-state drive capacitys range from 8GB to 520GB. At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo P300 Tower has a quite big solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the P300 Tower.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The P300 Tower has a greater number of placements than most comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by computers of this age and type.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Lenovo P300 Tower has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on computers of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One Graphics Adapter DVI Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year have one graphics adapter DVI ports quantity, including the P300 Tower which has one graphics adapter DVI ports quantity.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The P300 Tower has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the P300 Tower range from 4GB to 3.6TB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on computers of this spec and age.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The P300 Tower is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity computer. Most of the other comparable spec computers that came out more than a year ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

At 13 kilograms, the P300 Tower is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the P300 Tower the weights range from 38g to 100kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo P300 Tower

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the P300 Tower over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the P300 Tower.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
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
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
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Number of Execution Units
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 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
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® 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® 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
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
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 TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 30ah005, lenovo e31246v3, lenovo 30ah005f, lenovo 30ah005fu, lenovo 30ah005fuk
Barcodes 00888772440992, 00889233523810, 00889233524374, 00889233525630, 04053162649934, 08887724409928

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