Lenovo announces tiny ThinkCentre M72e, M92p desktops

Lenovo announces tiny ThinkCentre M72e, M92p desktops

Summary: Smaller than the Mac Mini, Lenovo's latest ThinkCentre PCs are built with the size-conscious office in mind.

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Lenovo on Monday announced the ThinkCentre M92p and M72e, a pair of tiny desktops that are about as thick as a golf ball.

Their diminutive sizes, Lenovo says, make the devices easy to hide, hang, and mount, which is valuable in offices where space is a constant concern.

Both drives come with the option of upgrading to Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors. The devices also come with the choice of either plain old HDD or a comparatively more exciting solid state drive. The latter, coupled with Lenovo's Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows 7, means that the desktops will boast some pretty impressive boot speeds. There are also options for integrated graphics and Wi-Fi.

Unsurprisingly, there are no optical drives built into the devices, though Lenovo did manage to furnish them with five USB ports.

Prices for the M72e start at $499, while the M92p will run for $799. Both devices will be available next month.

Topics: Lenovo, Hardware, Intel, PCs, Windows

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  • not such a deal

    There are barebones mini systems from Zotac, Shuttle, Foxconn and Asus for half of the starting prices of these Lenovo systems.

    Indeed, given how little comes with these Lenovo systems compared to standard desktop PCs with optical drives, as many or more usb ports, and other expandability which cost about the same, Lenovo seems to be charging a ton for smallness.
    hrlngrv 
    • Sounds like it might be a great deal!

      Not sure how a barebones system with no HDD, no OS and no warranty can compair. "Lenovo seems to be charging a ton for smallness." I think 499 to 799 would be a fair price for what you get. Also I read this system can run four monitors. I don't think any barebones systems can do that.
      reallyreally