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Windows 8 ProReady for business. With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
Windows 7 ProfessionalIf you use your PC for work, you'll want Windows 7 Professional. It helps you be more productive and protects the critical information you work with. Many routine tasks just take a couple of clicks, so you can spend less time setting up projectors, printers, and networks. Advanced backup options help you protect your hard work with automatic backups to your home or business network. And with Windows XP Mode, you can use virtually all of your Windows XP programs in Windows 7.
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors4th generation Intel® Core™ processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up to date. You can multitask quickly, move effortlessly between applications, and collaborate wirelessly in a high quality videoconference — all with the convenience of longer battery life. Plus, you can guard against identity theft and ensure safe access to your network with built-in security features. In fact, the only thing more amazing than an Intel Core processor-based PC is what your users will do with it.
2nd Generation AMD APUsSelect ThinkCentre models include up to 2nd generation AMD A10 Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). This AMD technology includes AMD HD Media Accelerator to optimize video quality and accelerate video file conversion, AMD TurboCore, which dramatically increases processor speed and performance, and AMD Dual Graphics, which relies on AMD Radeon™ discrete graphics to boost power and performance when needed.
DDR3 MemoryThe latest DDR3 memory provides faster performance for running multimedia applications and the latest games.
Security & PC Management Tools
ThinkVantage TechnologiesThinkVantage Technologies is a suite of PC management and security solutions. This software/hardware-based technology offers cost-effective tools to protect and manage company assets and intellectual property.
ThinkVantage Client Security SolutionA component of the ThinkVantage solution that safeguards your data by providing user authentication, data protection and secure wired and wireless communications. This software/hardware-based technology is a cost-effective security measure that helps protect company assets and intellectual property.
ThinkVantage Rescue and RecoveryThis hassle-free, recovery solution lets you restore your previously saved system image including data, applications and operating system. It also provides a pre-operating system environment with networking capabilities, allowing you to access your network even if the operating system will not boot. The latest version is available via download.
Fingerprint Reader KeyboardKeep your passwords at the tip of your fingers. Biometric fingerprint authentication lets you easily access your PC with just the swipe of a finger. What's more, this environmentally-friendly keyboard is made from 65% post-consumer recycled materials, which means less waste in landfills.
Tool-Free ChassisNo tools required. Easily upgrade and expand your PCs and avoid costly replacement, free up IT staff, and increase PC longevity. Simply flip up the cover, internal slots and/or bays and slide components right in.
HD Graphics SupportEnjoy breathtaking high-definition video and graphics, or output to an HD-ready monitor or television without suffering any quality loss. (Output of HD content to external devices requires an HDMI port, which is not available on all models. Check individual model listings for details.)
Tiny Form FactorAbout as wide as a golf ball (34.5 mm), the ThinkCentre tiny form factor exhibits an innovative design weighing less than 3 lbs / 1.32 kg, which allows it to fit in practically any space without sacrificing any performance power. Supports horizontal and vertical orientation. Floor stand optional.
Small Form FactorA compact form factor designed to fit into tight spaces, the small form factor (SFF) supports both horizontal and vertical orientation. Floor stand optional.
Thin ClientA computer terminal used commonly in virtualization environments, depending on a server or other central computer for its computational needs.
All-in-One Form Factor (AIO)Sleek, space-saving all-in-one designs feature the tower and monitor built into the same unit.
Touchscreen TechnologyOptimized for Windows 8, touch-sensitive technology allows you to manipulate objects on a display by touching the screen with your fingers. Pan, zoom, rotate, right-click, and more on the full high-definition screen. You can even control hardware functions like volume, mute, camera preview, sleep mode, microphone, and system lock from your multitouch screen.
Cost-Saving/Energy Conservation Features
ThinkVantage Power ManagerSave energy and lower utility bills. Monitor and control energy-consumption remotely for maximum savings. Individuals can preset energy-saving options to save the company money and also conserve and extend battery life.
GREENGUARD® CertifiedGREENGUARD® certified PCs have been tested for up to 2,000 potentially harmful contaminants. Lenovo is the only computer manufacturer to have any of its products GREENGUARD-certified.
ENERGY STAR-CompliantSelect ThinkCentre desktops carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use, and reduced heat emissions, making a Lenovo desktop a wise choice for the environment.
EPEAT® Gold Environmental RatingUnder the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria.
EPEAT® Silver Environmental RatingUnder the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Silver products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 50% of the optional criteria.
TCO Certified EdgeTCO Certified Edge is an award program that helps identify products at the cutting edge of green design, making your purchasing decision easier. TCO Certified Edge is exclusively for those products that pioneer innovation in the areas of usability and human factors or that offer proven reduced impact on the natural environment.
Post-Consumer ContentSelect ThinkCentre models are made from post-consumer content, which ecologically re-purposes recycled plastic materials. Some desktops use up to 42% post-consumer content.