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Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF

Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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The small form factor (SFF) desktop weighs in at 14.55 lbs / 6.6 kg and is designed to fit into tight spaces supporting both horizontal and vertical orientations. The advanced antenna design... More
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Good Brand

Medium processor core personal computers produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just medium processor core personal computers) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is more than most desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by similar spec PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Short

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF is one of the shorter personal computers of a similar type and age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF (only 101 millimeters) amongst desktop computers of this age. The shortest personal computer of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is 9.8mm high, the tallest is 560mm, and the average height is 300mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The ThinkCentre M73 SFF is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF. The slowest max memory bandwidth supported processor of medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is 10GB/s, the fastest is 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the desktop computers of a similar type and age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB. The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market 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.

We compared this personal computer to all the other HDD PCs and we think cheaper desktop computers such as the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2325928_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a computer with a faster storage speed then you might want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_3106865_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB memory personal computers currently available including cheaper personal computers such as the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2325928_price].

PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the HP 800 G2 SFF[plb_3768356_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is 1GB and the biggest is 3TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF.

We compared this desktop computer to all the other 500GB hard drive capacity personal computers and we think cheaper personal computers such as the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2325928_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a PC with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to look at the HP 800 G2 SFF[plb_3768356_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst similar spec computers of this age. Computers of a comparable age and type to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB.

We compared this personal computer to all the other 500GB total storage capacity PCs and we think cheaper PCs such as the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2325928_price], and the DELL OptiPlex 7020[plb_2793205_price] is also worth considering.

If this desktop computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 800 G2 SFF[plb_3768356_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M73 SFF range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the ThinkCentre M73 SFF is more than most computers of this age and type. The most frequently 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 personal computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The ThinkCentre M73 SFF is a one DisplayPort computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The system bus data transfer rates of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkCentre M73 SFF range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. The ThinkCentre M73 SFF has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.3 gigahertz, the ThinkCentre M73 SFF has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

Other 3.3GHz processor clock speed computers currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper desktop computers such as the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2325928_price], or the Lenovo M73[plb_2844468_price].

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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
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
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
Hard Drive Size
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
CUDA
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio System
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep 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® Built-In Visuals Technology
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Manual
Display Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 January 2006

With a compact form factor, decent pricing, and proven quality, the Lenovo ThinkCentre A51 Ultra Small should easily find a home in offices around the country...

Compact
Shares Ultrabay components (optical and removable hard drives) with ThinkPad line
Hardware security, including biometrics
Easy-to-service components
Internal power supply
Not very expandable
Non-removable palm rest in keyboard
Modest performer
Limited expandability

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 20 January 2015 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Lenovo ThinkCentre A51

My expirience is for the second time as a choice for myComputers...Love the both of them. Recomendations....For the rest of my days!

Easy To Use
Fast

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 10b6, lenovo 10b6001, lenovo 10b6001w, lenovo 10b6x001, lenovo 10b6x001u, lenovo 10b6001wu, lenovo 10b6x001us, lenovo 10b6001wus, lenovo group limited 10b6, lenovo group limited 10b6001, lenovo group limited 10b6001w, lenovo group limited 10b6001wu, lenovo group limited 10b6001wus
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