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Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72

Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72
alaScore 85

33 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The reliability and price also get good opinions.

design, price, reliability, usability, size

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 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72 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. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The reliability also gets good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the design.

price, reliability, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72 3493DEG Desktop Intel® 3100 MHz 1000 GB H61 , HD Graphics 4000 9 in 1 Card ReaderLenovo Thinkcentre EDGE 72 3493DEG Desktop Intel® 3100 MHz 1000 GB H61 , HD Graphics 4000 9 in 1 Card Reader

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: AdminDan (cdw.com)

Great product

 

The tower is well designed and has alot of good features. Motherboard is a good layout and the light weight case is good for mounting off the ground. The USB ports are easy to access for the client and the audio inputs on the front are a plus for our...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: sarney (cdw.com)

Win7 upgrades fail

 

You need to publish the fact that the KB2647753 upgrade has to be done alone and first before trying to apply all updates. After the second fulll download and failure to update I found a blog that mentions the problem. Microsoft search was no help at all.

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: BKfpc (cdw.com)

We really like this product.

 

This computer meets and exceeds all of our needs. Thanks CDW for helping us find just the right product for us!

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: traclane (cdw.com)

Nice design for a desktop workstation

 

Thumb screws, solid side cover that easily slide open and closes, clever metal latch that slides open when front bezel is removed to allow HD/CD carriage to swing open, easily removable CPU fan shroud with foam around edges for tight seal, front fan...

smart design

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: RONN859 (cdw.com)

Brawn and Value!

 

I recently decided to give these computers a try from previously having ordered HP computers at managements preference and love these. The specs deliver & don't disappoint and the systems are a great price for our busy call center. Also, so far their...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Paul (cdw.com)

Good machine for general purpose

 

Bought this to be used on the shop floor. Not running anything powerful, but so far so good.

4gb ram, gig network card, 500gb hdd, dvd writer, 2.8 ghz speed

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Alex_B (cdw.com)

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 3484

 

Great desktop for what is ran on them. We upgraded to 4 GB of RAM. The users in the warehouse have never reported any issues with the hardware, which tells me they are durable.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: B2BYTE (cdw.com)

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 3484

 

Decent workstation for moderate power user. With upgraded on RAM provides good performance for a 'difficult to satisfy' user. After avoiding Lenovo for a couple years, I am satisfied with quality and performance of this system.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Bob1967 (cdw.com)

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 3484

 

So far so good. Got it for the boardroom presentation screen, so its not used all the time.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Eric (reevoo.com)

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 3484DDG RCCDDUK

 

Very quiet. Comes with Windows 7 installed, and DVD for moving to Windows 8

No USB3 ports

Oct, 2013
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:4

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: Yes
Certification:CB, ETL/CETL, SASO, S-mark, CE, CCC, KONCAR, KVALITET, SONCAP, KEBS, KUCAS, INSM, STZ, NOM, SABS, GOST, UKrCEPRO, Belgiss, CKI, PSB, FCC, VCCI, BSMI, EU/EFTA, C-Tick, KC, UL/CUL, TUV-GS, WEEE, J-Moss
Energy Star certified:No / Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance:No / Y / Yes

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:SFF / Tower
Color of product:Black
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Professional
Number of 3.5" bays:1 / 2
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical / Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:20
Display Resolution:1600 x 900
Full HD: No
HD type:HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Power supply:180 / 280
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 200 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:2
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:2

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7350 / AMD Radeon HD 7450 / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x152 / 0x162
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel® HD Graphics

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 3 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 1 / 3 x 1
Memory slots:2 / 2x DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM / 4x DIMM
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000 / 0 - 95984.3
Operating relative humidity (H-H):-20 - 80 / 10 - 80 / 20 - 80 / 5 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:-20 - 80 / 10 - 80 / 20 - 80 / 5 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:20 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 Starter (32bit)\nWindows 7 Home Basic (32bit)\nWindows 7 Home Premium (32/64bit)\nWindows 7 Professional (32/64bit)\nWindows 7 Ultimate (32/64bit)
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Copper ethernet cabling technology:1000BASE-T, 1000BASE-TX, 100BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.82 x 14.5 x 13.1 / 3.96 x 15 x 13.2 / 6.3 x 14 x 15.4 / 6.3 x 15.7 x 14
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Mac compatibility: No
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Number of hard drives supported:1
Number of loudspeakers:1
Number of Speakers:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Operating temperature (T-T):50 - 95
Operating temperature range (T-T):50 - 95
Platform:PC
Power Management: Yes
Power supply:150
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Speakers: Yes
Storage drive interface:SATA

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Cables included:AC / Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 600:1
Display brightness:200 / 250 / 300
Display Diagonal:14 / 17 / 18.5 / 19 / 21.5 / 22 / 23.6
Display included:N / No / Yes
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1366 x 768 / 1440 x 900 / 1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:LCD / LED / TFT
Drivers included: Yes
Full HD:No / Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included:No / Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 170 / 90
Viewing angle, vertical:106 / 160 / 50

Performance

Audio chip:Realtek ALC662
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / High Definition Audio
Chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express / Intel Q77 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium / Core i3, Core i5, Pentium
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express / Intel Q77 Express
Product type:PC / Workstation

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:N / No
DC-in jack:No / Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:180 / 280
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240 / 200 - 240

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):19 / 24 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 31 / 32 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):16 / 17 / 21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1066,1333 / 1333 / 1333,1600 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3 1333/1600 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:G1610 / G2020 / G2030 / G2120 / G465 / G530 / G540 / G550 / G630 / G640 / G645 / G850 / G870 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-2400 / i5-3330S / i5-3470 / i5-3470S / i7-3770 / i7-3770S
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.4 / 3.6 / 3.9
Processor cache:1, 6 / 1.5 / 2 / 3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR0RS
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:1 / 2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Celeron G / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7 / Intel Core i7-3xxx / Intel Pentium Dual-Core / Intel Pentium G / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.9 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:G1610 / G2020 / G2030 / G2120 / G465 / G530 / G540 / G550 / G630 / G640 / G645 / G850 / G870 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-2400 / i5-3330S / i5-3470 / i5-3470S / i7-3770 / i7-3770S
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor G1000 series for Desktop / Intel Celeron Processor G400 series for Desktop / Intel Celeron Processor G500 series for Desktop / Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G800 series for Desktop
Processor socket:LGA 1155 (Socket H2) / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:E1 / P0 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:65.3 / 65.5 / 67.4 / 69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 55 / 65 / 77 / 95
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No
Intel® Secure Key:N
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 53414 / 53416 / 53418 / 53426 / 53428 / 53483 / 53486 / 53491 / 53493 / 65510 / 65524 / 65527 / 65690 / 65693 / 65719 / 68315 / 68316 / 69116 / 69363 / 71070 / 71072 / 74749
Processor code:SR059 / SR05H / SR05J / SR05Q / SR05S / SR05W / SR0RS / SR0S8 / SR10H / SR10K / SR163
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2011C / PCG 2011С

Software

Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), microSD (TransFlash), MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 250 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 250 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.2 / 14 / 14.5 / 15 / 15.7 / 17.4 / 2.81
Height:13.1 / 13.2 / 14 / 14.4 / 14.5 / 15 / 15.4 / 15.6 / 15.7 / 16.2 / 16.3 / 3.98
Weight:13.2 / 14.3 / 15.4 / 16.5 / 17.4 / 24.3
Width:13.2 / 20 / 3.82 / 3.98 / 39.6 / 6.3 / 6.89