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Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 12GB 1.1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 12GB Jan 2015
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Work, play, browse, or anything in-between the Lenovo K450e is designed for gaming but great for day-to-day. Run the latest 3D games with integrated Intel HD Graphics. Plus, with the K450e's... More
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Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e Desktop (57327392) Black Quick Review
Quick Review Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e Desktop (57327391) Black

18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaCentre K450e the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the IdeaCentre K450e.

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Lenovo Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

We checked 253 expert and user reviews for Lenovo computers and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core personal computers.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaCentre K450e has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst desktop computers of this age. Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 930GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the IdeaCentre K450e has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average total storage capacity of desktop computers that have been around for more than a year is 840GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB. The IdeaCentre K450e has one of the bigger internal memory (12 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.4GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e.

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Two Storage Drives Installed

The IdeaCentre K450e has more storage drives installed than most of the personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaCentre K450e. Most of the medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the IdeaCentre K450e only have one storage drive installed, however this desktop computer has two storage drives installed.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many desktop computers of this type and age.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other desktop computers of this type and age only have between four and seven processor threads, however the IdeaCentre K450e has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year is 2MB, the biggest is 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB. At 8 megabytes, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the IdeaCentre K450e.

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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the IdeaCentre K450e is more than most computers of a similar type and age to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by PCs of this age and spec. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

This personal computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, which is the most commonly found audio output channel on desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The IdeaCentre K450e has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaCentre K450e.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the IdeaCentre K450e have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s. With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the IdeaCentre K450e has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst computers of this age.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the IdeaCentre K450e. The max internal memory supported processors of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on PCs of a similar type and age 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.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and type to the IdeaCentre K450e. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaCentre K450e the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e is a two USB 2.0 port personal computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Desktop computers of this age and spec have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e range from 4.9MB to 8.2GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The IdeaCentre K450e has a quite low system bus data transfer rate (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) compared to most of the other computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e. The average system bus data transfer rate of medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago is 6GT/s, and the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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Heavy

Comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaCentre K450e have weights of between 38g and 100kg. With a weight of 11.2 kilograms, the IdeaCentre K450e is one of the heavier medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Tall

At 553.72 millimeters, the IdeaCentre K450e is very tall compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec. The shortest desktop computer that was launched around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e is 9.8mm high, the tallest is 560mm, and the average height is 300mm.

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Very Deep

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e the depths range from 31mm to 590mm, and the average depth is 350mm. When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e's depth of 589.28 millimeters is one of the deepest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaCentre K450e over a year ago.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Tyler P.
(Verified Purchase)

If you want something for a great price for right now this is the machine. It comes with a free Intel Starter Kit that I didn't care about until I actually installed the games and played around.... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2014 by Bryce C.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this computer for 2 months. It's very big and almost 30 pounds. Originally I wanted to build a computer but after crunching the numbers this was a better deal. A fine machine that handles... Read more…

Fantastic deal for what you get. A solid CPU, GPU, ample RAM, and a solid state hybrid drive not to mention bluetooth and wireless ac. The computer is fast and reliable so far. Gaming performance is f
Quiet running
Very quick processing
Ample memory storage
Easy To Set Up
Not a good computer to install Linux on. The biggest issue is the wireless network adapter which is a Realtek 8821AE. It's incredibly difficultfrustrating to get it working decently and impossible to
There is a little bit of bloatware on this computer. I uninstalled most of it the day I got it. Also with Windows 8 I highly recommend you change some settings when you first get it. You can find guid
Graphics card did not work and had to be replaced. Had a little reluctance from Newegg
Extended warranty was not immediately registered and required a few calls
Issue With Usb 3 Ports
Reviewed 31 August 2015 by Mo
Mo would recommend the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e Tower (Verified Purchase)

I'm not a gamer, so don't look for any comments related to that. I purchased this machine for a variety of tasks, including graphic and print design, photo editing and web development. For those... Read more…

Reviewed 29 March 2015 by Thomas G.
(Verified Purchase)

Pricing is competitive with a customer built computer. If you will use this for gaming genre like First Person Shooter, then you might want to upgrade the GT720 to a higher and better video card... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2014 by Michael O.
(Verified Purchase)

Nothing electronic is ever perfect out of the box, but this computer was better than usual. The glitches could have been handled better by Newegg, but ultimately all is well...

Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Sbhawk44
Sbhawk44 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e Tower (Verified Purchase)

Super fast! Love this computer...

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