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Packard Bell Imedia S

Packard Bell Imedia S
alaScore 84

205 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 205 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. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, size, price, design


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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Packard Bell Imedia S from 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 People are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good reviews.

price, usability, size, reliability

90% of the reviews on 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

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: Steven (

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 (

Packard Bell IMedia S2185


Super little PC for the price

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Richard (

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 (

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 (

Packard Bell IMedia S2185


It says it all above

When on the on and off button keeps flashing

May, 2015

Consumer review by: ram (

Packard Bell IMedia S2185


Small compact ; Very good specs for price

No vga connection

May, 2015

Consumer review by: David (

Packard Bell IMedia S2185


It works OK

Windows 8

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Alex (

Packard Bell IMedia S2185



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

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Eilene (

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 (

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


DVD Writer:DVD WRITER / DVD-Writer / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader / No
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN:No / Yes


Water cooling system: No


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:JAGUAR / Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8
Product Type:Desktop / Micro / Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 620 / GeForce GT 625 / GEFORCE GT620 / HD GPU / HD GRAPH. 2500 / HD GRAPH. 4400 / HD Graphics 2000 / HD Graphics 2500 / HD Graphics 4400 / HD GRAPHICS 4600 / Intel ® HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 2000 / RAD HD8330 / Radeon HD 7310 / Radeon HD 7340 / Radeon HD 7600G / Radeon HD 8240 / Radeon HD 8330 / Radeon HD 8350 / Radeon HD 8470 / RADEON HD7310 / RADEON HD7350
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic


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

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2


Chipset Brand:AMD / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:AMD A68 / H61 / H81 / Unknown
Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor:No / Yes
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor:A4-SERIES / A8-SERIES / Celeron ® / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / E-SERIES / E1-SERIES / E2-SERIES / Pentium / Pentium ®
Processor Brand:AMD / AMD® / Intel ® / Intel®
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell / Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Number:A4-5000 / A8-4500M / E1-1200 / E1-2500 / E2-1800 / G2020 / G2020 PENTIUM / G630 / G640 / G645 / i3-2120 / i3-2130 / I3-3220 / I3-3240 / I3-4130 / I3-4150 / I3-4160 / I5-3330 / I5-4440 / I5-4460 / N3050 CELERON / N3700 PENTIUM
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / 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
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 54, 53 / 55 / 65 / 77

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 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 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
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor package size:25 / 37.5
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2013C


Number of storage drives installed:1