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Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72
alaScore 86

16 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the reliability. The usability also gets good views, but there are some mixed opinions about the size.

usability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Comments about the reliability and usability are on the whole positive. There are some mixed comments about the size.

usability, reliability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes


Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:SFF
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:180

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:2
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 2500


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Manual: Yes


Audio system:HD
Chipset:Intel H61
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:6
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:180


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):33
ECC supported by processor:Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor frequency:3.3
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i3-3220
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):55

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65693
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011C


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro


Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions