This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.
Lenovo Computers Have Good Reviews
Based on 406 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its computers. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core computers range compared to other manufacturers.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many personal computers of this spec and age.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
The heights of computers of a similar spec and age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF range from 19mm to 560mm. With a height of only 101 millimeters, the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is quite short compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that came out around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most medium processor core computers that have been available for more than two years have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ThinkCentre M73 SFF which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 850MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,100 megahertz) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than two years. 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 Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF is more than most computers that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this Lenovo computer.
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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The ThinkCentre M73 SFF is a two USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.
Only Four Processor Threads
The ThinkCentre M73 SFF is a four processor thread desktop computer.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF. The average maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.6GHz.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this personal computer was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a pretty average processor clock speed (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago.
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Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive Type
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 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 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
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D 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 Dual Display Technology
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video