ThinkCentre M72e SFF Desktop

Save Time. Cut Costs. Increase Productivity.

Designed to keep your business up and running, the entry-level M72e small form factor desktops deliver a host of PC-management tools and features that help IT personnel save time, cut costs, and increase user productivity: simplified diagnostics dashboard, encryption technology, port disablement.

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  • Models

    ThinkCentre M72e SFF DesktopModels

  • Features

    ThinkCentre M72e SFF DesktopFeatures

    Small Form Factor

    The small form factor (SFF) desktops weigh in at 13.2 lbs / 6 kg and is designed to fit into tight spaces—supports both horizontal and vertical orientations.

    Lenovo Solution Center for High Manageability

    Lenovo Solution Center provides access to a simplified dashboard that reflects total system health. This hardware diagnostic tool allows quick access to frequently-used system management tools, including backup and restore, antivirus and firewall settings, system/software updates, internet connections, and service and support. Drastically speed migration time with ThinkVantage System Migration Assistant. Spend less time manually searching for drivers and software updates with ThinkVantage System Update.

    Platform Stability

    ThinkCentre M72e features 15-month platform stability for long-term deployments, which helps reduce transition, qualification, and testing costs. These models are produced for up to 15 months after general availability, with no planned hardware changes that affect the preloaded software image.

    Multiple Monitor Display

    Maximize productivity with dual independent display support. The expanded work area and easier navigation between applications helps reduce errors and improve productivity as you extend your desktop across two monitors. Requires optional discrete graphics card.

    Industrial-Class Security

    M72e desktops include some of the best security tools available in the industry, including Client Security Solution. These tools that let you centrally manage hardware passwords, alert users if their chassis have been opened without authorization, disable USB and SATA ports, help locate lost or stolen PCs, and much more. Plus, optionally, get a faster and more secure HDD with encryption technology built on Trusted Computing Group's (TCG) Opal SSC standard encryption technology.

    Power Cost Savings

    Cisco® EnergyWise certification of the M72e enables enterprise-level power monitoring.  Lenovo's exclusive technology, Desktop Power Manager lets you control the costs of your PC fleets' power use.

    Green Leadership

    Ratings like ENERGY STAR 5.2 and EPEAT® Gold, as well as  keep costs down further with energy savings, so you can feel good about helping the planet and your bottom line.
    ThinkCentre M72e small form factor desktop
    Small Form Factor vertical orientation
    ThinkCentre M72e small form factor desktop
    ThinkVantage System Update (monitor not included)
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkCentre M72e SFF DesktopTech Specs

    PDFSFF User Guide

    PDFTower User Guide

    DescriptionThinkCentre M72e Desktop
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3370/3370S
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3570/3570S/3550/3550S/3470/3470S/3470T
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-3240/3220
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-2400
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-2120/2130
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Pentium® G630/G850/G860/ G640/G870
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Celeron® G460/G530/G540/G550
    • TINY:
    • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470T
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-2120T
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Pentium® G630T/G620T/G530T
    • 2nd Generation Intel® Celeron® G460/G440
    • *Processors vary by country
    Operating System
    • Windows 8 Pro
    • Windows 7 Professional
    • TOWER/SFF: 2 DIMM, Up to 16GB (DDR3)
    • TINY: 2 SODIMM, Up to 16GB (DDR3)
    • TOWER/SFF:
    • HDD: 250GB,320GB,500GB,1TB (5400 rpm, 7200 rpm)
    • SSD: 128GB
    • TINY:
    • HDD: 320GB,500GB,750GB (5400 rpm, 7200 rpm)
    • SSD: 128GB
    • TOWER/SFF:
    • Intel® HD Integrated
    • (Optional) AMD Radeon™ HD7350 (DVI+DP)
    • (Optional) AMD Radeon™ HD7450(DVI+DP)
    • (Optional) NVIDIA® Quadro® NVS300 512M 64BIT (DVI+DVI)
    • TINY:
    • Intel® HD Integrated
    Ports / Slots
    • TOWER/SFF:
    • 2 Front USB 2.0
    • 4 Rear USB 2.0 (Default 6 USB 2.0), Additional two USB 2.0 from internal header
    • 1 VGA
    • 1 DVI Support Multi-Display
    • TINY:
    • 2 Front USB 2.0
    • 3 Rear USB 2.0 (Default 5 USB 2.0), Additional one USB 2.0 from punch out†
    • 1 VGA
    • 1 DP Support Multi-Display
    Optical Device
    • TOWER/SFF:
    • DVD-ROM/DVD Rambo
    • TINY:
    • Slim DVD-ROM/Slim DVD Rambo
    • TOWER/SFF:
    • Cable Lock/Padlock Loop/Chassis Intrusion Switch/Computrace Support
    • TINY:
    • Kensington Lock/Padlock Loop/Computrace Support
    Wireless Connection
    • 2 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth® (optional)
    • 1 802.11 b/g/n (optional)
    Integrated 10M/100M/1000M Gigabit Ethernet†
    • TOWER:
    • 320W 90% Auto-sensing
    • 280W 85% Auto-sensing
    • 280W 70% Manual
    • SFF:
    • 240W 85% Auto-sensing
    • 240W 70% Auto-sensing
    • TINY:
    • 65W 87% Auto-sensing
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • TOWER: 6.3" x 16.6" x 15.3"
    • SFF: 3.9" x 15.0" x 13.19"
    • TINY: 1.40" x 7.1" x 7.2"
    • TOWER: 20.72 lbs
    • SFF: 14.55 lbs
    • TINY: 4.60 lbs

    Software Offerings

    Supported Lenovo Tools
    • Client Security Solution (web delivery only)
    • Communication Utility
    • Lenovo Message Centre Plus
    • Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox
    • Password Manager
    • Power Manager
    • Product Recovery
    • Rescue and Recovery
    • System Update (up to 3 years)
    • View Management Utility
    Preloaded Applications
    • Adobe® Acrobat® Flash® Player
    • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®
    • Corel® Burn SE Lenovo Edition
    • Corel® DVD Movie Factory® 7 Lenovo Edition
    • InterVideo WinDVD
    • Microsoft® Live
    • Microsoft Office 2013 (purchase of product key required for activation)
    • Norton™ Internet Security 2011 (with 30 days of virus definitions included)
    • PC-Doctor for WinPE
    • Simple Tap
    • Note: Software may vary by region.
  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkCentre M72e SFF DesktopAccessories & Services

    • ThinkCentre Extend Arm (57Y4352)

      ThinkCentre Extend Arm (57Y4352)

      The ThinkCentre Extend Arm provides users with a comfortable, ergonomic viewing experience that's completely customizable. Extend, tilt, pivot, and adjust the height of the Extend Arm after simple installation with a wall mount or desk clamp.

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    • Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

      Lenovo Security Cable Lock (57Y4303)

      The Kensington Security Cable Lock by Lenovo helps reduce theft and manage physical security access wherever you need it. Lightweight (130 g/0.29 lbs) design is ideal to carry in a carrying case for extra security when traveling. Easily secure the desktop, dock, port replicator, or flat panel monitor.

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    • Lenovo Fingerprint USB Keyboard (73P4730)

      Lenovo Fingerprint USB Keyboard (73P4730)

      The new ThinkPlus Preferred Pro USB Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader delivers access to confidential files with the swipe of a finger, rather than typing passwords for many applications. With this biometric solution to authentication you can chose to have the convenience of simple fingerprint authentication only, or configure for one of the most secure log-in processes available.

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    Protect Your ThinkCentre PC With Lenovo Services
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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
    • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
    • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

    24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

    • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

    On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

    • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
    • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

    Ultimate Data Security

    • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
Standard on the M72e:
Form Factor
Small Form Factor (SFF)
Starting at 14.55 lbs / 6.6 kg
3.9" x 15.0" x 13.19" (101mm x 382mm x 335mm)
6 USB 2.0 ports (2 front/4 rear) with I/O disable feature, 1 VGA, 1 DVI Support Multi-Display
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