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This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core computers that were released around the same time as it.
Lenovo Personal Computers Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo desktop computers and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core computers and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers of this spec and age.
DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
The Lenovo M83 Tiny has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor core computers that were released one year ago have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. The internal memory type of all desktop computers of this spec and age ranges from DDR3-SDRAM (worst) to DDR4-SDRAM (best).
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With a depth of only 182 millimeters, the Lenovo M83 Tiny is quite shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the M83 Tiny. Computers that have been available for around the same time as the M83 Tiny have depths of between 31mm and 760mm.
With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Lenovo M83 Tiny is one of the lighter medium processor core computers that were released around the same time as the M83 Tiny amongst personal computers of this age. The lightest PC of a similar spec and age to the M83 Tiny is 38g heavy and the heaviest is 23kg.
The M83 Tiny is fairly short (only 34.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec. The shortest medium processor core computer that has been available for around the same time as the M83 Tiny is 9.8mm high, the tallest is 560mm, and the average height is 290mm.
7 Reasons Against
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
At only 2 gigahertz, the M83 Tiny has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the M83 Tiny. The processor clock speeds of personal computers of a similar age and type to the M83 Tiny range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and spec 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.
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 medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the M83 Tiny have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the M83 Tiny which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of computers of a comparable spec and age to the M83 Tiny is 1GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.8GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the M83 Tiny has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core computers of this age.
Only One Storage Drive
The M83 Tiny is a one storage drive personal computer.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The Lenovo M83 Tiny has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the M83 Tiny. Across all the medium processor core computers that were released one year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo M83 Tiny
Released Over a Year Ago
This desktop computer was released over a year ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo M83 Tiny has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the M83 Tiny.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo M83 Tiny has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.
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Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo M83 Tiny has a fairly typical internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the M83 Tiny.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
545, I5-4590, I5-4590T
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Storage Drive Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Horizontal, Vertical, Horizontal/Vertical
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Intel Segment Tagging
PC, Mini PC, Mini PC (<= 3L)
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
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)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi)
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Energy Star Certified
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video
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