Close

Loading image...
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

Lenovo Ideacentre 300S 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB Feb 2016
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Premium performance, powerful possibilities. With stunning visuals and blazing performance, the 5th gen Intel Core processor delivers the processing power to get the job done and handle the family... More
Prices will remain steady
over the next 2 weeks. 90% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Factory Outlet Store
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S from Factory Outlet Store
$421.95
In stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on recently released comparable spec desktop computers.

Chart Edit

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of few processor core personal computers that came out in the last year range from 790MHz to 1,200MHz. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Ideacentre 300S of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst new comparable spec PCs.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Latest few processor core personal computers have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.7GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other newly released computers.

Chart Edit

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Based on 560 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its few processor core personal computers range compared to other manufacturers.

HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many recently released few processor core personal computers. 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.

Chart Edit

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many recently released similar spec computers.

Chart Edit

Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo Ideacentre 300S is a four USB 2.0 port PC. Most of the other recently released few processor core personal computers have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

Shallow

Personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Ideacentre 300S have depths of between 34mm and 600mm, and the average depth is 280mm. When compared to other few processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Ideacentre 300S that we have assessed the depth of, the Ideacentre 300S's depth of only 92 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

Chart Edit

11 Reasons Against

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

The Ideacentre 300S is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Across all the similar spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Ideacentre 300S the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s. The Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At only 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the Ideacentre 300S. Few processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S have max internal memory supported processors of between 8GB and 64GB.

Chart Edit

Very Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The Ideacentre 300S has a quite slow memory clock speed supported by processor (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Ideacentre 300S. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ideacentre 300S range from 1,300MHz to 1,900MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,500MHz.

Chart Edit

Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Ideacentre 300S has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new few processor core personal computers. The smallest hard drive capacity of few processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S is 500GB and the biggest is 1TB.

Chart Edit

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Personal computers that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 570GB. The Ideacentre 300S has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

Chart Edit

Only Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cards

The Ideacentre 300S has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers that came out in the last year. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers that were released in the last 12 months. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this PC.

Chart Edit

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of PCs that are a similar age to the Ideacentre 300S is 20GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 64GB. The Ideacentre 300S has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec computers of this age.

Chart Edit

Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of latest desktop computers is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the Ideacentre 300S has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other new personal computers.

Chart Edit

Quite Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The Ideacentre 300S has one of the lowest system bus data transfer rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The lowest system bus data transfer rate of few processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6.4GT/s.

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

Released Ten Months Ago

This computer has been on the market for ten months.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Ideacentre 300S has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other recently released few processor core personal computers.

Chart Edit

Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported 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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

(1)
28 July 2016

The Lenovo IdeaCentre 300s is a basic budget desktop that offers a simple set of features and specs at a reasonable price, but doesn't excel in any particular area...

Affordable
Small tower design
Good selection of IO ports
Thinner and lighter than the 752 series, strong base
Excellent workmanship
Middling performance
Low storage capacity
Limited upgrade options
More limited overclocking abilities compared to 752VYG 700, rubberized surfaces attract fingerprints, major backlight bleeding (on test unit), system fans almost always active, lid could have been mo
Limited wireless range

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Jake M.
(Verified Purchase)

I would definitely recommend this product to anyone who doesn't want to spend more than $500 on a PC for gaming, although I'm going to upgrade the video card to a GTX 750 Ti and a 500 Watt Power... Read more…

Reviewed 12 October 2016 by Rick
(Verified Purchase)

A+++++...

Reviewed 7 October 2016 by IloveAmazon
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: -Extremely fast processing -Very small size- fits in a small space out of the way of feet -A good number of various ports for just about everything you might want to interconnect to... Read more…

Reviewed 27 September 2016 by Kindle Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This computer is a work horse, I have not had a desk top in quite a while and I love it.

Reviewed 1 September 2016 by Tom K
(Verified Purchase)

Delivered on time and as described...

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 255374-22, lenovo 300s08, lenovo 300s08i, lenovo 300s08ih, lenovo 90f10030, lenovo 300s08ihh, lenovo 90f10030u, lenovo 90f10030us
Barcodes 00190151288393

See How Other PCs Compare to the Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

M700 Tiny vs Ideacentre 300S

Lenovo M700 Tiny vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
Lenovo M700 Tiny
2 core Intel Core i3-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
$ 373.53 $421.95
$48 Cheaper
301.5mm Shorter
Hugely Lighter
75% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
A Lot Deeper
200MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

HP 410 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S

HP 410 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
HP 410
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
$ 504.32 $421.95
Two Times Narrower
DVD Super Multi
4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
50% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
$82 More Expensive
Deeper

Ideacentre 300 vs Ideacentre 300S

Lenovo Ideacentre 300 vs Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
Lenovo Ideacentre 300
2 core Intel Pentium G 3.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
Lenovo Ideacentre 300S
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
$ 389.95 $421.95
$32 Cheaper
Hugely Narrower
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
32GB Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Only Two Processor Threads
Deeper
Feedback