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Customer Return:Lenovo IdeaCentre G5 Gaming Tower, i5 10400F (6c/12t), 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, GTX 1650 Super 4GB, WiFi 11ax - £385 @ ElekDirect

Posted 27th Jun 2022

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ONLY 1 IN STOCK AT THE TIME OF POSTING.

Please note that this is an OPEN BOX product, likely a customer return.

Seems a very good price for the specs at £385, considering you get a very capable 10th Gen i5 10400F (6 cores/12 threads). This usually retails for about £549 new (you may be able to get it a bit cheaper at Lenovo if you have a student discount). The one I posted here recently for £399.99 seemed a good deal, and this seems a little better.

Yes, it sadly only comes with 8GB RAM and both slots are occupied, but you can upgrade the RAM to 16GB for £60 or less further down the line if you need to.

The PSU is only 380W, so I wouldn't be expecting to upgrade the GPU to anything amazing in the future. But this doesn't seem a limitation if you just want a decent PC for eSports games or for kids.

It comes with a one year warranty from ElekDirect. But as this is a Lenovo, the warranty is tied to the serial number. Therefore, the product warranty is with the system and not the owner. In theory, you should be covered and able to extend the warranty as long as it is still within the warranty period.

Should add that it is probably eligible for Windows 11 upgrade out of the box, but I haven't checked whether a BIOS upgrade is necessary.

You can find more information about the system at Lenovo's PSREF (here).

Lenovo IdeaCentre G5 Gaming Tower – 512GB SSD – Black (90N900FDUK) #925We provide a 12 month Return To Base warranty.

See Product description for further detail.

Product DescriptionReturn To Base warranty this only covers hardware faults and does not cover software issues or accidental damage.

Batteries, chargers and peripherals are not covered by the warranty.

*Items may not always have the original packaging.


Product Specification

Processor
Processor manufacturer *Intel
Processor generation10th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor model *i5-10400F
Processor family *Intel® Core™ i5
Processor cores6
Processor boost frequency4.3 GHz
Processor frequency *2.9 GHz
Processor cache12 MB
Processor threads12
Memory
Internal memory *8 GB
Maximum internal memory *32 GB
Internal memory typeDDR4-SDRAM
Memory layout (slots x size)2 x 4 GB
Memory slots2x DIMM
Memory clock speed2933 MHz
Storage
Card reader integratedNo
Total storage capacity *512 GB
Storage media *SSD
Optical drive type *No
Total SSDs capacity512 GB
Number of SSDs installed1
SSD capacity512 GB
SSD form factorM.2
Graphics
Discrete graphics card *Yes
Discrete graphics card model *NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 SUPER
Discrete graphics memory typeGDDR6
Discrete graphics card memory4 GB
On-board graphics card *No
On-board graphics card model *Not available
Network
Ethernet LAN *Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates100,1000 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi *Yes
Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Wi-Fi standardsWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Antenna type2x2
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth version5.0
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity *4
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity *2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity *1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity1
HDMI ports quantity *1
Ports & interfaces
HDMI version1.4b
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
Line-outYes
Combo headphone/mic portYes
Design
Chassis type *Tower
Colour nameRaven Black
Volume13.6 L
Placement supportedVertical
Product colour *Black
Intel® vPro™ Platform EligibilityNo
Performance
Motherboard chipsetIntel B460
Audio chipRealtek ALC222-CG
Audio systemHigh Definition Audio
Password protectionYes
Password protection typeHDD, Power on, Supervisor
Product type *PC
Software
Operating system installed *Windows 10 Home
Operating system architecture64-bit
Processor special features
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyYes
Embedded options availableNo
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Idle StatesYes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyNo
Execute Disable BitYes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)Yes
CPU configuration (max)1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Yes
Power
Power supply *380 W
Sustainability
Sustainability certificatesENERGY STAR, RoHS
Weight & dimensions
Width *145 mm
Depth *292.2 mm
Height *365 mm
Weight *5.8 kg
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