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Lenovo's IdeaCentre H520s is meant to be an affordable desktop with a slim space-saving design and entertainment features such as Blu-Ray and surround sound support. It can be configured up to an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and either an Nvidia GeForce GTX630 or AMD's Radeon HD 7570 for graphics.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May 2012
  • Price at launch: $499.00


  • Desktop type: Tower
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 14.17 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 12 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 4.13 inches
  • Weight: 17.42 pounds
  • Color: Black / Gray


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • CPU brand: Intel

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Model: Core i7

Processor (max)

  • Base RAM size: 2 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • Slots: 2


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 250 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: Other, SD, Memory Stick, MMC


  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Optical disc support: DVD+-R/RW, BD-ROM

Optical Drive

  • USB: 6
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • TV tuner: Optional


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b


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