This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on personal computers that have been available 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 typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
Lenovo PCs Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e is 3.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.6 gigahertz, the IdeaCentre K450e has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.5GB. The Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e has a fairly big internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the IdeaCentre K450e has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies amongst desktop computers of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of desktop computers of this spec and age range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The IdeaCentre K450e has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years. Most similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago have a 5.1 audio output channel.
A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output across all personal computers of this type and age.
Across comparable types of computer the worst audio output is 5.1.
Supports One Case Placement
The number of placements supported by the IdeaCentre K450e is more than most personal computers of this age and spec. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago.
Has One Cable Included
The number of included cables found on the IdeaCentre K450e is more than most computers of a similar age and type to it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on computers of this type and age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This personal computer supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on computers of a similar type and age to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is Hybrid-HDD, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec. 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 Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards
The IdeaCentre K450e has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this Lenovo desktop computer.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaCentre K450e have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the IdeaCentre K450e which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Across all the personal computers that are a similar age to the IdeaCentre K450e the weights range from 250g to 24kg, and the average weight is 8.2kg. With a weight of 11.2 kilograms, the IdeaCentre K450e is one of the heavier comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the IdeaCentre K450e amongst personal computers of this age.
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Across all the comparable spec PCs that have been available for more than two years the heights range from 19mm to 560mm. When compared to other similar spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaCentre K450e that we have checked, the height of the IdeaCentre K450e of 553.72 millimeters is one of the tallest.
The depths of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 33mm to 690mm, and the average depth is 360mm. The depth of the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450e of 589.28 millimeters is one of the deepest amongst desktop computers of this spec and age.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the IdeaCentre K450e.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The IdeaCentre K450e has a pretty average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the IdeaCentre K450e.
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