Versatile design, Excellent connection options
Anyone looking for the fastest PC ever built is going to be sorely disappointed with the performance on offer from the Lenovo IdeaPad Q190, but other than that, there's a lot to like here.
It's versatile, well-priced and offers up a good selection of ports. The small footprint means it's just as well-placed next to your television as it is as a discrete desktop, and the sizeable hard drive covers many uses too.
Nice Desktop with a moderately fast processor
I bought this machine for my grandson from Amazon, LLC. So far I like most everything about the computer, it has windows 8 which should be fine when the update comes out the end of this month. There is limited bloatware on this machine which I removed. It has McAfee which I removed and then turned on windows defender much better and free. The thing was that while the box was sealed by Lenovo when I opened the box you could tell it was a re-seal.
Built-in Wi-Fi & optional Blu-ray
Lenovo continues to make strides in the slim desktop PC category with the IdeaCentre H520s. It combines a slim space-saving design with ease of use and a range of entertainment features. It features an Intel Core i5 CPU, 6GB of RAM, built-in wireless connectivity and a 1TB hard drive. The slim design does limit future expansion, but it comes with everything most users will need.
Lenovo IdeaCentre H520
Lenovo IdeaCentre H520 is a high-tier desktop suitable for power-seeking users who don't want to pay too much for their computer. Graphics performance is subpar so gamers would do better with another desktop, but other power users would definitely enjoy this Lenovo.
Great for the price you pay
I was looking for a PC I could customize with my own parts but, with it having decent parts at stock and I have to say, you cant get better for the price. Don't be discouraged by the i3 Processor, it is WTFast! At over 3.0 GHZ it can handle almost anything! I did change the 4 GB to 8 and changed the graphics card but, if you are a person looking for a PC you can upgrade that has good parts at the beginning, this is for you!
Has everything you need (except monitor) to get up and running quickly
BEING A PREVIOUS GATEWAY CUSTOMER, THIS WAS AN EASY CHOICE FOR ME. IT HAS EVERYTHING YOU NEED (EXCEPT MONITOR) TO GET UP AND RUNNING QUICKLY. IT HAS A HUGE HARD DRIVE AND 6GB OF MEMORY WHICH IS PLENTY FOR THE AVERAGE USER. A BEAUTIFUL CASE PLUS A KEYBORD AND MOUSE AND PLENTY OF USB PORTS PLUS 2 USB 3.0 WHICH SPEEDS UP YOUR UPLOADS OR DOWNLOADS. FOR THE PRICE, IT WOULD BE A WISE CHOICE FOR A COMPUTER.
Very fast, 4th-gen CPU, Dedicated sound card
Aside from its mostly unnecessary abundance of RAM, the XPS 8700 Special Edition is a well-rounded performance desktop that's a good fit as a family PC or a dorm-room power tower. It's powerful enough to handle pretty much any task that you throw at it, from high-end media creation to high-resolution gaming. And its desktop form factor and upgradability mean it won't have to be replaced as soon as one of the components gets too slow or fails.
Surpassed all of my expectations I had for it
This desktop surpass all of my expectations I had for it. I thought since Cyberpower had a reputation for lower-end PSUs' that it would be a 300W, but nope, it's a 600W PSU, very good surprise. My second surprise is that the motherboard isn't low-end either, it was a very good MSI motherboard. But what probably surprised me the most was cable management, and while it may not be big for other people just seeing how much effort was put into it was shocking.
Great value, but I expected more out of this machine. With 16gb RAM, the newest i7 4770k processor, a decent graphics card, and 3.0 USB technology, I expected the M51AC to be 10x faster than my other 10 year old PC.
The fact is, 3.0 isn't all it's cracked up to be, 5gbps is unattainable, Windows 8 slows the machine down just enough that the processor, graphics card and RAM are a wash, and installing a SSD helped a little bit when used as a Ready Boost Drive, but not very much.
Touchscreen Display Really Helps Windows 8 OS
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is one of many new touchscreen all-in-one's that consumers can choose from but frankly it doesn't really offer all that much from the competition to set it apart. It is decent system if you want a touchscreen are are willing to sacrifice some 3D and CPU performance to get it. In particular, it uses an older processor with less memory. It makes up for this with a faster hard drive and better access for potentially upgrading memory and hard drive.
Good value, Beautiful 23-inch 1080p HD display
The stylish design of the Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is one that catches our eye in tandem with its budget price tag. The 23-inch 1080p touch screen works well with Windows 8 and looks great for multimedia viewing. Performance is good, especially for the price, but it does make a slight compromise with a Core i3 CPU.
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