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Lenovo Ideacentre A730

Lenovo Ideacentre A730
alaScore 86

31 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre A730. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are generally positive. The reliability and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, reliability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Ideacentre A730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideacentre A730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre A730 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and usability. There are some less positive views about the price, and views are divided on the reliability.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Ideacentre A730 27-inch Touchscreen All-in-One Desktop PC - (Metal) (Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, BluRay, WLAN, WebLenovo Ideacentre A730 27-inch Touchscreen All-in-One Desktop PC - (Metal) (Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, BluRay, WLAN, Web

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo Ideacentre A730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre A730 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good reviews.

usability, price, reliability, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaCentre A730 QHD 27-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (Brushed aluminum)Lenovo IdeaCentre A730 QHD 27-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (Brushed aluminum)

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater 4 / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Dolby technologies:Dolby Home Theater v4
RMS rated power:6
Speakers manufacturer:JBL

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Color of product:Black, Silver / Black, White / Grey / Grey, Silver / Metallic / Silver / White

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:27
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / Wide Quad HD
LED backlight: Yes
Multi-touch: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:150 / 170

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 740A / NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 745A / NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600

Memory

Internal memory:6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2 / 4
Memory slots type:DIMM / SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes
Camera Resolution:1280 x 720
Total megapixels:1
TV tuner integrated: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray ROM / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
SmartCard slot: No
Storage drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:- RaRa\n- Skype\n- YouCam\n- AccuWeather\n- eBay\n- Amazon Kindle\n- Lenovo Rescue System\n- Lenovo Companion\n- Evernote and Skitch\n- Intel Appup\n- Nitro PDF Reader\n- Power2Go\n- RDA \n- Lenovo Cloud Storage (SugarSync)
Cables included:AC / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

BIOS password: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:150 / 170
Autonomy mode:N

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Chipset:Intel HM86
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
L3 cache:6
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
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 / DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-4200H / i5-4200M / i7-4700MQ / i7-4702MQ
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR15G / SR15H / SR15J / SR1HA
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4200H / i5-4200M / i7-4700MQ / i7-4702MQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1364 / PGA946
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):37 / 47
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75027 / 75117 / 75119 / 76348
Processor code:SR15G / SR15H / SR15J / SR1HA
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Trial software:MS Office 2010, McAfee

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:DV RS-MMC, Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), microSD (TransFlash), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, MSXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / No
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Storage drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1008 / 500 / 508

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.66
Height:18.9
Weight:22.3 / 24.3 / 25.6
Width:25.6