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Lenovo P300 Tower
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Lenovo P300 Tower 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB Dec 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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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the P300 Tower is 500MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. 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 comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the P300 Tower.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this spec and age is 1GB and the biggest is 64GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the P300 Tower.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the P300 Tower has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other computers that were launched around the same time as the P300 Tower. The average processor frequency of computers that were released one year ago is 3.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

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Good Brand

Based on 225 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its desktop computers. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores computers compared to other manufacturers.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

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

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of a similar type 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 commonly found cabling technology on personal computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on similar spec desktop computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

The P300 Tower is a two displayPorts quantity computer.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

Most PCs of a similar type and age to the P300 Tower have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the 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 PC.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the P300 Tower is more than most similar spec desktop computers that have been available for more than a year. This Lenovo desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by computers that have been available for a similar time to the P300 Tower.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the P300 Tower is more than most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the P300 Tower.

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Has One Memory Slots

The P300 Tower has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on desktop computers of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that came out more than a year ago is 1.3TB. At only 2 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and type to the P300 Tower.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.9GB. The Lenovo P300 Tower has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the P300 Tower.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the P300 Tower have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the P300 Tower which has two 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 desktop computers of this spec and age. The lightest computer that was launched more than a year ago is 38g heavy and the heaviest is 100kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo P300 Tower

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this desktop computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo P300 Tower has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the P300 Tower.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the P300 Tower has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 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
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
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
RAID Levels
RAID Support
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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 Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Idle States
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 Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Form Factor
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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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 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 64bit, lenovo 30ah0018, lenovo e31246v3, lenovo 9tkcza00, lenovo 9tkczs00, lenovo 30ah0018u, lenovo 30ah0018uk
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