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Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

This model ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $1050 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This desktop PC is an attractive choice to handle homework and enjoy the web for a reasonable price.

Your maintenance options are a bit limited because of the custom motherboard. Still, unless you're planning to turn this into a gaming rig, I'd say you're unlikely to run into complications.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1120.

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck69th percentile
Versatility23th percentile
Power (General Purpose)74th percentile
Power (Graphical)27th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)49th percentile
Storage Space49th percentile
Portability85th percentile
Ease of Maintenance37th percentile
Longevity47th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck83th percentile
Versatility24th percentile
Power (General Purpose)84th percentile
Power (Graphical)42th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)62th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability34th percentile
Ease of Maintenance55th percentile
Longevity78th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400, 6 cores clocked from 2.9 to 4.3 GHz

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w14.5 × d28.47 × h34

Dimensions (in): w5.71 × d72.31 × h86.36

Weight (kg): 5.4

Weight (lbs.): 11.91

Features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • DVD
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • VGA
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: More complex than usual

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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