This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for more than two years.
4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
This desktop computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on few processor core computers that have been around for more than two years.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers
On average Lenovo few processor core computers have good ratings as do all personal computers manufactured by Lenovo.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on few processor core computers that are a similar age to it.
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Gold EPEAT Compliance
This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Supports One Case Placement
The number of placements supported by the Lenovo E73 is more than most desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by computers of a similar type and age to the E73.
Has One Memory Slot
The Lenovo E73 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers of this age and spec. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this PC.
Has One Cable Included
The number of included cables found on the Lenovo E73 is more than most PCs of a similar age and type to it. This Lenovo desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on personal computers of a similar age and spec to the E73.
With a width of only 135 millimeters, the Lenovo E73 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the E73. The narrowest PC of this age and spec is 3.4mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 180mm.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the E73 range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo E73 has one of the smallest internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) amongst few processor core computers of this age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as 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 Two Processor Threads
The Lenovo E73 is a two processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other personal computers of this spec and age have between one and three processor threads.
Only One 3.5" Bay
The Lenovo E73 is a one 3.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of this type and age have between one and five 3.5" bays.
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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E73
Released Over Three Years Ago
This desktop computer was released over three years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo E73 has a relatively average processor clock speed (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of a comparable type and age to the E73.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E73 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the E73.
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Average Hard Drive Capacity
The Lenovo E73 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the E73.
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Energy Star Certified
Handheld Remote Control
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I needed a replacement for a worn out PC. Do thorough research before choosing. My criteria were the best processor speed and RAM at the lowest price. At 3.7Ghz this stood out.
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Lenovo make some excellent value PC's aimed at small businesses which are very suitable for home use. I ordered one at a bargain price from ILGS via Amazon but they refused to honour the order... Read more…
Good make, nicely compact and very quiet. Plug and play set up from out of the box. Should be fairly powerful as its an i5, good home office machine, though wouold suspect that it may not perform... Read more…
PC works quite nicely, quiet, easy to set up. Windows 7 64 bit is much better than my old Vista 32 bit. Very fast boot up.
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 by Martin in London | 11 Comments
This SFF desktop ticks all the boxes; it's a reasonably capable desktop machine, if a bit short on USB ports (4 on the back, 2 of which are taken up by mouse and keyboard). My only concern was the... Read more…