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Packard Bell Imedia S

Packard Bell Imedia S
alaScore 84

203 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 reviews of Packard Bell Imedia S. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Opinions about the design and price are overall positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical views about the reliability.

usability, size, price, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Packard Bell Imedia S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Packard Bell Imedia S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Packard Bell Imedia S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good feedback.

price, usability, size, reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Packard Bell iMedia S Desktop PC (Intel Pentium Dual Core G630 2.7GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 7 Home PremiumPackard Bell iMedia S Desktop PC (Intel Pentium Dual Core G630 2.7GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Steven (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

Great speed for day to day use and lots of memory

Not to keen on windows 8

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Kevin (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

Super little PC for the price

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

small, good value for money

I had to buy a new monitor separately only found this out after the purchase better to buy both together as a package to save money

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Mima (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

It's silent and compact

Upon installing, and connecting my tower to my monitor, i didn't know that i had to have a DVI cable or connector, as i had only a VGA cable, so it took me 2 days to figure out the problem and find an adaptor

May, 2015

Consumer review by: ALYSON (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

It says it all above

When on the on and off button keeps flashing

May, 2015

Consumer review by: ram (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

Small compact ; Very good specs for price

No vga connection

May, 2015

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

It works OK

Windows 8

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Alex (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

None

It has windows 8 and is very slow at conection to any site

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Eilene (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

It starts up very quickly

windows 8, and having to sign in every time there may be a way to avoid it but I'm not computer savvy enough to know what it is. Most of us aren't but the software companies don't care. The internet cuts out a lot but I don't know if that's my...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Ian (reevoo.com)

Packard Bell IMedia S2185

 

nice keyboard and loads fasted

stop on facebook some time and mouse is not good with it

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Water cooling system: No

Display

Detachable display: No
HD type:HD+
Screen shape:Flat

Energy Management

Autonomy mode: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of execution units:12
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2 / Yes
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x152

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2

Processor

Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor:No / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333 / 1333,1600 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Braswell / Haswell / Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G3000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium J2000 series for Desktop
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 54, 53 / 55 / 6 / 65 / 77

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Secure Boot: Yes
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:65693 / 77773 / 78867 / 78868 / G2020 / G640 / G645 / i3-2120 / I3-3220 / I3-3240 / I5-3330 / N3050
Processor package size:25 / 37.5
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2013C
UART: Yes

Storage

Number of storage drives installed:1