Lenovo Erazer X315 Gaming Desktop (90B00002US) Review

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Lenovo X315 Gaming Desktop (90B00002US)

Lenovo Erazer X315 (90B00002US) is a late 2015 model entry level gaming desktop (and a mid-range overall) computer for a great multimedia experience- games, videos, music, browsing the internet and more. It comes with the quad core AMD FX 770K processor (4MB cache) at 3.5 GHz speed up to 3.9GHz with Turbo Core 3.0 technology, 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM to multitask efficiently, a hybrid drive of 1 TB HDD at 7200 rpm rotating speed plus 128 GB SSD and 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system that you can upgrade to Windows 10 free of charge as it has already come out at the end of July. Quarter 4 2014 release AMD FX 770K processor has a Passmark benchmark score of around 5100 as of today making it a high end processor offering similar overall performance with a powerful Intel i5 but in terms of gaming and multimedia- this is a budget gaming machine so the performance with the very demanding games will be a bit less than that of competitors.

Lenovo X315 doesn’t come with a monitor but the May 2015 release AMD ATI Radeon R9 360 graphics card with 2GB dedicated VRAM- memory and FHD graphics support for smooth gaming performance in the latest advanced games. You’ll experience immersive surround sound through the  Dolby Advanced Audio and 7.1 channel surround sound without sound distortion, with volume maximiser and enhanced frequency response. Naturally there is no webcam but a smart and modern looking wired USB keyboard and mouse set is included in the package. Black Lenovo X315 has a beautiful futuristic cutting edge exterior design with blue lighting at the front, weighs 16.5 pounds and measures 18.02 x 15.10 x 6.97 inches. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 for wired internet access, Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, 4 x USB 3.0 ports with up to 10 times the speed of regular USB 2.0 (one with Always-on USB charging), 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 7-in-1 Media Reader, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x headphone jack, 1 x microphone jack, an HDMI output and a VGA output.

Lenovo Erazer X315 Gaming Desktop 90B00002US

Conclusion: Black Lenovo Erazer X315 offers both the large size regular hard drive with plenty of storage for all your important files, videos, songs and photos and a decent size Solid State Drive for snappy performance. 8GB memory is great for superior multitasking so you can run several programs at once and you can upgrade it up to a maximum of 32GB if you’ll ever need that much memory? You have easy access to the DVD drive and all the ports with its one-touch cover, cooling system is quite efficient with the hidden front air vents. If you want a powerful computer with a mid-range price, this one is very decent value for money overall- it is suitable for anyone that wants to run their everyday tasks smoothly and without lags or freezing. It is not just for gaming and will be good for both work and entertainment, runs very fast and you will not have any problems working on your documents and spreadsheets, while listening to music with several internet browsers open. You’ll get Adobe Reader, CyberLink PowerDVD and Power2Go and a trial version of Microsoft Office and McAfee Internet Security pre-installed which you should probably remove and replace with free AVG or Avast. It comes with a 1 year limited parts and labor warranty by Lenovo.

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