Pros

  • Large multi-touch screen that tilts to 90 degrees
  • Excellent digital media handling

Cons

  • Slow startup time
  • Price is high relative to performance

At A Glance

The Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 is a strong choice for lovers of digital, and great for board-style gaming, but there more economical choices available.

Manufacturer’s Description

STYLE AND SUBSTANCE: NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE. Bring the beauty and brains in equal parts with an elegant, innovative all-in-one system. Is it an entertainment hub, family PC or pure conversation piece? You decide. 25643FU IdeaCentre A720 27' AIO Core i5-3210M 6GB 500GB Retail is a desktop computers product made by Lenovo computers /servers/ laptops /pdas.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2.3 MHz
Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display size 27.0 inches
Display type Glossy LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
General Information
UPC Code 887037400511
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Keyboard
  • Remote Control

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 78.0
Worldbench Version 7
Start Up
Start Up 39.3   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 1164.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 14.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 426.9   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 410.2   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 319.7   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 132.4   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 84.0
Working power usage 10.6   Watt hours
Idle power usage 39.0   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 87.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 32.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 18.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 20.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 48.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 29.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 32.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 53.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 55.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 60.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 110.6   Frames per second (higher is better)

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