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Lenovo IdeaCentre 300s-11IBR

Lenovo IdeaCentre 300s-11IBR
alaScore 89

33 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre 300s-11IBR. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design. The price also gets good feedback.

usability, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo IdeaCentre 300s-11IBR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Excellent Product


" A really good machine with amazing storage capacity and fast processor. At this price it is hard to see where you would get better value for money "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (

Desktop computer.


" The Lenovo 300s is a first class home computer. For anyone looking for a desktop that's easy to use and has plenty of features built in this is ideal and is excellent value for money. "

Jul, 2016

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Computer's great. Not sure about windows 10


" As an inexpensive desktop this is a very good computer. I've not used it much so far but after being used to xp OS windows 10 is not easy to get used to. If you need any other than basic software you will need to purchase MS office 2016 to get word...

Jul, 2016

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Takes up very little space


" Didn't know what to expect from Lenovo, as it is the first time I have bought one of their products. Was surprised how easy it was to set up (I normally get a friend to set computer equipment up) and I like that it goes into energy saving mode when...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (

Lenova computer


" I would highly recommend this computer It's excellent "

Jul, 2016

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Not worth the money


" Purchased this Tower 3 weeks ago .. Easy set up .. But by god is it slow , can easily make a 3 course lunch waiting for the browser to change ... Unbelievable slow !!!!! "

Jun, 2016

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lenovo 2tb desktop tower


" compact and powerful "

Jun, 2016

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Good value for money.


" I recently purchased this item for general use at home and for myself this is exactly what I was looking for. It does every job I ask of it in a reliable manner, has never crashed and is fairly quick. Clearly this is no specialist computer for games...

Jun, 2016

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Lenovo Rescue


" After two new HP com putters failed I switched to Lenovo, and have never look back, a machine that does what it says, and a special thanks to the wonderful Tracey at the Bridgwater Store, outstanding service above and beyond "

Jun, 2016

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Lenovo Ideacentre 300s Intel Celeron 8GB 2TB Desktop Tower.



May, 2016

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes


Chassis type:Desktop / Mini Tower / Tower
Color of product:Black / Black, Brushed steel
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:180 / 400 / 65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64 / 8
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 16 / 18
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 350 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 640 / 700 / 740
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / Y
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):740 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 4x DIMM


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

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

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes


Audio chip:Realtek ALC662
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:High Definition Audio
Chipset:Intel H170 / Intel SoC
Motherboard chipset:Intel H170 / Intel SoC
Password protection:Power on
Password protection type:Power on
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:180 / 400 / 65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2, 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2, 1x4, 2x2, 2x1, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i5-6400 / J3710 / N3050 / N3150 / N3700
Processor boost frequency:2.08 / 2.16 / 2.4 / 2.64 / 3.3
Processor cache:2 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Braswell / Skylake
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.7
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i5-6400 / J3710 / N3050 / N3150 / N3700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170 / LGA1151
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / R0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5 / 8
System bus rate:2.5 / 5 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6 / 6.5 / 65

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:87257 / 87258 / 87261 / 88185 / 91532
Processor code:SR29E / SR29F / SR29H / SR2A7 / SR2BY
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe


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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15 / 15.7 / 18
Height:12.1 / 15.8
Weight:13 / 18.5
Width:4.13 / 7.13