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This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 700MHz to 1,300MHz. When compared to other PCs that were released around the same time as the X510 that we have assessed, the Lenovo X510's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Desktop computers of this spec and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 64GB. At 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo X510 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core desktop computers that are a comparable age to the X510.
Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core desktop computers as well as across its entire PC range compared to other brands.
Two PCI Express X16 Slots
The Lenovo X510 has more PCI Express x16 slots than most of the computers of a similar spec and age to the X510. This personal computer is a two PCI Express x16 slot PC compared to most of the medium processor core desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the X510 which only have one PCI Express x16 slot.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of a similar spec 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 frequently found cabling technology on PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo X510 is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer.
Eight Processor Threads
The Lenovo X510 has more processor threads than most of the computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Most of the PCs of a similar age and spec to the X510 only have between four and seven processor threads, however this desktop computer has eight processor threads.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the computers of this age and type the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB. The Lenovo X510 has a fairly big processor cache (8 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core desktop computers that came out around the same time as the X510.
Two PCI Express X1 Slots
Most computers of this age and spec have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the Lenovo X510 which has two PCI Express x1 slots.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The Lenovo X510 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst desktop computers of this age. The maximum internal memory of desktop computers that are a similar age to the X510 range from 2GB to 520GB.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Lenovo X510 has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than the 5.1 audio output channel found on most personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.
This personal computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output across all PCs of this age and spec.
Across comparable types of personal computer the worst audio output is 5.1.
Has One Memory Slot
The Lenovo X510 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers of a similar age and spec to it. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on computers of a similar age and type to the X510.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Lenovo X510 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to it.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Most desktop computers of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo X510 which has two USB 3.0 ports.
At 12.7 kilograms, the Lenovo X510 is quite heavy compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the X510. The average weight of similar spec computers that were released one year ago is 7.7kg.
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At 514.5 millimeters, the Lenovo X510 is very deep compared to most of the other medium processor core desktop computers that came out more than a year ago. Desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the X510 have depths of between 31mm and 590mm.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo X510 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the X510.
If this computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the 810-477na (3.6GHz), or the ProDesk 400 G1 (3.6GHz) both from HP.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
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
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
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Water Cooling System
Password Protection Level
Power on, Supervisor
Audio Output Channel
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
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
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
50 - 60
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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