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Lenovo IdeaCentre B510

Lenovo IdeaCentre B510
alaScore 80

112 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 111 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 81/100. The average review date is 12-11-2010. We have compared these reviews to 321681 reviews from other Desktop Computers. The alaScore™ for this product is 80/100 = Very good. Last update: 10-12-2018.

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Expert review by : Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaCentre B510

 

A 23-inch all-in-one PC with a multi-touch screen, the Lenovo IdeaCentre B510 offers a 3.2GHz Intel Core i3-550 processor, a dedicated AMD Radeon video card and more.

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Jun, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good for playing online video

 

Buy it not for netflix

Youtube 1080p HD works good

Does not work with Netflix HD...( Netflix does not use the inbuild ION card ) ; Boxee on this is sloppy

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

perfect 1080P player

 

very good htpc.

1.play 1080p flawlessly , to those can't play, use hardware-acceleration enable program to play ; 2. size is ultra small ; 3. xbmc is wonderful

can't use usb device to wake up this machine

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Little Nettop

 

People buying this should already be aware that this is not a desktop, I use mine for an HTPC and it performs wonderfully. For the people that are having a problem with studdering high def they need to use a program that supports hardware accelerated...

Can play high def video without skipping

Not the fastest thing under the sun, but for what it is a great computer

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HPTC

 

64bit processor and it ships with W7 32-bit? Would probably run faster on WIN XP. If netflix would drop silverlight I would load Kubuntu on this and call it a day.

Prebuilt, good price, small power footprint. Plays 1080p MKVs without problems

System is a tad slow compared to my custom built ATOM HTPC, but not a show stopper ; As with all the most ATOM builds HD netflix steaming doesnt work(choppy). But this seems to be a problem with microsofts poor silverlight plugin(not surprised)

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Not a bad Little Machine

 

I got this one after taking a shot with the Acer. I like this one far better even if it is a little slower. It plays digital 1080p just fine and the quality when even attached to a 55" LED is not bad at all. The wireless antenna could be better and it...

Compact, HDMI support, qwerty wireless Keyboard, Minimal Bloatware

Speed a little slow, wireless a little weak but not bad

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Bye-Bye cable and Tivo

 

Use VLC Media Player for HD content - it supports GPU accelerated processing.

What can I say? IdeaCentre nettop + attic mounted antenna from Channel Master + a inexpensive ATSC tuner from KWorld (USB) = one happy customer. Windows 7 Media Center is my DVR, podcast catcher is running in the background, it all fits nicely on...

Can't watch Netflix. At the moment there is no hardware acceleration (GPU support) in Silverlight, so CPU has to do all of the work and poor Atom can't handle it. Microsoft, will you please ...? Flash - no problems, especially after 10.2 release

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Very nice

 

Very happy with my purchase, had the homeland security not seized one of the websites I watch a lot of tv on, I probably would have gotten rid of dish network. I still may do it.

Nice small package, hides well behind my LCD projection. Hooked up a webcam to skype on the tv. Kids watch all the cartoons they can handle on netflix. Hulu works well too. Why buy google tv when you can have something like this that'll do everything

The keyboard is a little small but that's expected. I wouldn't be caught dead writing an email on it but to type in a web address and bookmark it, its fine

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Very small and works as it should

 

Using a few of these for conference rooms now. Mounted the IdeaCentre and a large flat screen to the wall. I mounted it right behind the flat screen and also ran all wiring through the wall so you do not see anything at all except the screen! Installed...

Very very small ; Built in WiFi ; Includes mounting bracket ; HDMI passes video & audio on a single cable as it should ; Streams Netflix great

none yet

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Dissapointed with Video playback...

 

I am going to have to try and get a replacement and hope I just had a defect but by researching the web I dont think it will help. Too bad...never seen anything like this with the video skipping. My single core Asus Nettop can play the videso just fine...

Nice HTPC keyboard/mouse ; Boots fast ; Has a restore partition that restores the PC back to the original state in 7min ; Small

Video playback skips as others have said on this site...buyer beware. I tried all kinds of codec packages and never seen video skip before on any of my PCs. THis was using HDMI. Even the VGA connector skipped a bit though when panning during a scene. I...

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Design

Chassis Type:SFF
Colour of product:Black / Black, Grey, Silver / Black, Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:58.4
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5450 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350 / 733
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in Camera: Yes
TV tuner integrated:No / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

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

Other features

Cabling technology:10/100/1000 Base-T(X) / 10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Chassis Type:All-in-One
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD TFT
Display included: Yes
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Number of Processors Installed:1
On-board graphics adapter: No
Power Supply:200
Speakers:2 / JBL

Packaging Content

Display included:N
Drivers included: Yes
Handheld remote control:No / Yes
Keyboard Included:Y
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual:Y
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:N / No
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y
Line-out:Y
Microphone in:Y / Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

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

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI3
Conflict Free processor:No / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600,2133,2400
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processing Die size:81
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor code:SLBUD
Processor codename:Clarkdale / Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel Core i3-xxx
Processor frequency:2.8 / 3.2 / 3.9
Processor lithography:14 / 32
Processor Model:I3-550 / i3-7100
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-500 Desktop series
Processor Socket:LGA 1151 (Socket H4) / Socket H (LGA 1156)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:K0 / S0
System bus rate:2.5 / 8
Tcase:72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):51 / 73
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:97455
Processor code:SLBUD / SR35C
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.55 / 90
Height :344 / 43.7
Weight:10 / 5.2
Width:297 / 56