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Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF
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Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF 4 Core AMD a 3.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 AMD a 3.1GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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The small form factor (SFF) desktops weigh in at 14.6 lbs and is designed to fit into tight spaces'supports both horizontal and vertical orientations. The M79 desktop features 15-month platform... More
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5 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Medium processor core personal computers built by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. 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.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on personal computers of this spec and age.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This desktop computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on PCs of this type and age.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on computers of this type and age.

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Very Short

At only 101 millimeters, the ThinkCentre M79 SFF is quite short compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age. The average height of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M79 SFF is 280mm, and the heights range from 19mm to 560mm.

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9 Reasons Against

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

Most PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkCentre M79 SFF have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ThinkCentre M79 SFF which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec computers that came out more than two years ago. 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 Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkCentre M79 SFF have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 3TB. The Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec computers of this age.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The ThinkCentre M79 SFF is a one 3.5" bay PC. Most of the other PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkCentre M79 SFF have between one and eight 3.5" bays.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 4 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkCentre M79 SFF. The smallest processor cache of comparable spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M79 SFF is 0.51MB and the biggest is 10MB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most personal computers that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the ThinkCentre M79 SFF which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF is a one 5.25" bay computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF is a one DisplayPort computer.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most desktop computers of this type and age have between four and seven processor threads, including the Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF which has four processor threads.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 SFF

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.1 gigahertz, the ThinkCentre M79 SFF has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkCentre M79 SFF.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M79 SFF has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkCentre M79 SFF has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkCentre M79 SFF.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Threads
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 by Jde11

I had to wait for ever to receive it once I purchased it. I researched and Lenovo was rated better. I've had this for a little bit, and am very disappointed in its performance. It is so slow... Read more…

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