Lenovo Targets Businesses With New ThinkCentre M77 Desktop
Lenovo announced a new desktop that's built with business professionals in mind. The new ThinkCentre M77 features the new AMD FX-series processor and can support multiple monitors. The desktop also features DASH 1.1 manageability, an enhanced tool-less chassis, and energy efficiency features. The ThinkCentre M77 desktop is available in tower or small form factor designs and can be customized to meet your needs. Other key features include optional AMD Radeon discrete graphics, up to 16 GB DDR3 memory, up to 1 TB hard drive, up to 8 USB ports, and a DVD player.
New Lenovo ThinkCentre M77 Desktop Built for Business Professionals
Tackles Workplace Challenges with Strong Performance, Security & Environmental Features
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 28, 2011 - Lenovo announced today the ThinkCentre M77 desktop, built for business professionals who want a powerful, secure, energy efficient yet easy to use computer to tackle everyday office tasks. Crafted for professionals in large businesses and public sector customers, the ThinkCentre M77 desktop provides extreme productivity enabled by the power of the new AMD FX-series processor, along with support for multiple monitors. IT managers will benefit from DASH 1.1 manageability, easy serviceability via enhanced tool-less chassis and high levels of energy efficiency.
“Previously, this level of processing performance has only been available in premium PCs,” said Tom Shell, vice president and general manager, Commercial Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo. “The ThinkCentre M77 desktop with the new AMD FX-series processors provide mainstream users a noticeable productivity difference, while simultaneously giving IT administrators the ability to manage the desktops remotely and easily service them.”
Available in either tower or small form factor, the ThinkCentre M77 desktop can be configured to meet the specific needs of end-users. As one of Lenovo’s Enhanced Experience 2.0 desktops1, the ThinkCentre M77 desktop boots up in less than 30 seconds. Additionally, to keep multi-taskers happy, the desktop comes equipped with SATA III, which enables hard drive data transfer at up to twice the speed of SATA II.
The desktop’s optional AMD Radeon discrete graphics bring visuals to life, and via AMD Evefinity technology, the ThinkCentre M77 desktop can support up to four displays, including its primary monitor. Additionally, it includes DisplayPort for exporting high definition video content to view on another device, while retaining VGA output for standard video. The desktop also comes fully loaded with features like:
- Up to 16 GB high speed DDR3 memory
- Up to 1 TB hard drive storage
- Up to 8 USB ports and a DVD player
To allay concerns about data loss, the desktop comes standard with DASH 1.1 manageability, which allows IT administrators to remotely manage the desktop. For example, they can control power settings, conduct inventory and update the desktop. The ThinkCentre M77 desktop also features USB port disablement and well as TPM 1.2 encryption.
The ThinkCentre M77 desktop continues Lenovo’s focus on designing more environmentally-responsible and low power products. It meets the new Energy Star 5.2 standard for energy efficiency, featuring select power supplies that are up to 90 percent efficient. EPEAT rates the ThinkCentre M77 desktop gold for its environmental attributes and GREENGUARD has certified it to meet its standard for air quality.
Pricing and Availability
The ThinkCentre M77 desktop is available beginning at the end of October through www.lenovo.com and business partners. Pricing for models starts at approximately $439.