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Lenovo-ideacentre-k430.33614366
9.5 out of 10

Lenovo IdeaCentre K430

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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good..

G. SCHEELER, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this computer when my old PC died just days before the tax deadline. I normally build my own computer, but I was in a crunch and needed a new computer ASAP. I decided to give this Lenovo a try. I've been happy with it so far. I haven't had any problems. The hardware has been working flawlessly. My only issue is with Windows 8. I really would have preferred if I had the option to purchase the computer with Windows 7.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast!

R. Harvey "Rick Harvey", Amazon
29 August 2013
  • Summary: I replaced my old Dell computer with this one. I am very pleased with the performance and looks of this computer. The only thing that I am displeased with is the non availability of a USM drive like Lenovo's ad says and is shown in a YouTube video.
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Overall 8
8.0

A great computer!

Bob & Barbara, Amazon
7 July 2013
  • Summary: It's fast and state of the art. If I could have bought it with Windows 7 instead of the awful Windows 8 I'd have given it 5 stars. It starts up and shuts down in just a few seconds! I bought this along with a 24" ViewSonic monitor and am very pleased with everything.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very fast - perhaps not quite as fast as advertised

S. Finnigan, Amazon
22 April 2013
  • Summary: This is a high-performance desktop - and my comment is a nit - the CPU is a 3.4 Ghz vs the 3.9 Ghz in the product description. It is apparently possible to tweak the bios to overclock the CPU to 3.9 Ghz - I suspect mere mortals cannot tell the difference.
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Overall 8
8.0

fast computer

drrosaly, Amazon
16 March 2013
  • Summary: very fast. especially on turbo. windows 8 is taking a little time to get use to. not enough usb ports. why all the high tech and no ports? also only one type of vga monitor imput. for the price, its ok.. bought touch screen to use with it. planar is the screen, will write review on that. did not feel like i was cheated. could be better. and whats the deal with the big expansion slot in front? guess something else to buy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great hardware, Questionable OS

J. Keller, Amazon
19 January 2013
  • Summary: This computer is genuinely a joy to look at, if you're into that sort of thing. Very easy on the eyes. The front has a classy-looking brushed aluminium veneer and the chassis looks sexy and very reminiscent of something much more awesome than a PC like a stealth fighter jet. The light that shines from under the hood looks pretty cool too.
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Overall 8
8.0

*Can* add second internal optical or hard drive

SeaWalnut, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: Update to prior review, which began: "Lenovo's on-line spec sheet for the K430 line says "HARD DISK DRIVE Optional twin hard drives in Raid 0 configuration." Called Lenovo to confirm that I could add a second internal HDD and a second optical drive to this model. (Former is to put system and data backups on C:, pagefile and working data files on secondary HDD.) Got the PC, couldn't find spare cable sockets, called Lenovo tech support.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good, budget Machine

Joshua, Amazon
13 December 2013
  • Summary: Very good machine, runs all games at highest spec with ease. Comes with windows 8, which is a nightmare. Hard drive rumbles and emits very dull noise which becomes annoying after a while, easily drowned out though.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Product

Nella, Amazon
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Very pleased with the Ideacentre K430. Needed to contact Lenovo about lack of sound but their Help desk gave me some downloads to try and these worked. Computer very fast. Windows 8 is a bit disappointing as the simple games of Solitaire and)Freecell are no longer incorporated in this new edition of windows ( I suppose no problem to serious gamers) Generally pleased with product.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic Computer, but a bit noisy.

Jay, Amazon
21 October 2013
  • Summary: Received this PC in great timing, unfortunately i missed the first delivery by my own fault, but it was delivered the next day as promised. Fantastic machine so far, bought for the purpose of light gaming/streaming. Runs Minecraft at 500fps, and League of Legends at the highest settings at 100fps. However only had a slight problem with the machine so far, and that would the the annoying noises it makes whilst running, and they never seem to stop.
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