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“Why don’t you guys make something for the serious gamers?” We’ve heard that one a lot over the years. Well, guess what?  We’re tossing our hat into the gamer lounge. This year at CES, we’re bringing hardcore gamers exactly what they’ve been craving—we’re getting in the game with the Erazer X700, a high-performance desktop with high storage capacity that extreme gamers will love.      This isn’t some machine for n00bs—Erazer is a serious gamer’s dream. It’s the first Lenovo PC to give you powerful OneKey™ overclocking performance at the click of a button, while the system simultaneously protects the processor from overheating during intense game play. The Lenovo Cooling System uses a liquid coolant to keep internal temperatures at optimal levels.  Gamers can now get extreme performance out of their PC without worrying about overheating or shutdowns.  Erazer touts AMD Eyefinity technology, which allows you to simultaneously connect up to six monitors for a truly panoramic display.  It also comes equipped with the latest Intel® Core i7 Extreme processor and can be fitted with an option 7.1 channel surround sound support with Dolby Advanced Audio.  As Lenovo grows, we continue to make smart acquisitions in the market and this product is the perfect example of how those...

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Lenovo Services Premium Support

Lenovo Services Premium Support

Purchasing a new IdeaPad or IdeaCentre is an exciting experience, finally getting in front of the techno-curve and unleashing the super geek within. Even before you open the box, you can feel the power and potential this new system will bring; no longer waiting for web pages to load, movies to download, or even brewing a pot of coffee while your system boots. You have finally broken free from the technology shackles of the past! It's the moment you have been waiting for, the sweet sound of Microsoft startup. The future is a blank slate; the only limit is your imagination. This bliss comes to a screeching halt when you can’t figure out how to connect your new powerhouse to the internet; your desktop is void of all your favorite shortcuts and your wallpaper and screen savers are nowhere to be found. For some, setting up a new PC can be a daunting task. If technology is not your forte, setting parental controls, file and printer sharing, or data transfer from an old system to the new may be overwhelming. Lenovo, Services Premium Support is here to help you make this transition an easy one. These and other services are available through remote takeover, making it simple and convenient for you to get your new PC up and running. You'll have a personal technician dedicated to make sure your PC is set up and performing the way you expect. Other services include: PC & Peripherals Setup and Configurations Virus Protection & PC Performance...

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It happens every day.  A customer calls into our help centers and finds out that his system needs a repair that is not covered by warranty.  Perhaps the warranty has expired.  Perhaps the system sustained accidental damage and was not covered under our Accidental Damage Protection Service. In any case, the customer is faced with buying a replacement part and is told how much that part + labor (if Lenovo is performing the work) will cost.  The next reaction is predictable and follow’s Kubler-Ross’ famous five steps. You must have put the wrong part number in.  Check again. Why does this part cost so much?  You guys are ripping me off Please oh please make an exception for me! I should have never bought this crummy model Fine.  Take my credit card and send me the part. While we can’t act as your psychiatrist, we can at least help you understand why spare parts may cost more than something generic you can find on Amazon.  When you buy parts from Lenovo, you’re buying an original, genuine part that has been regression tested with your particular model of machine.  This testing is performed during our initial development and continues through the life of the system as we receive warranty parts back and test for ongoing defects.  We guarantee that the replacement part you...

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What's not to like about IdeaCentre A720, our gorgeous new 27" all-in-one PC? From its slim profile and fascinating adjustable angles to its 10-finger touch capability, it is a PC bound to captivate as well as to shake up people's ideas of what makes a desktop a desktop. From the moment we first saw the A720 at CES back in January--we played "Bugs" and made fun of our colleague Kevin Beck's piano-playing--we knew there was something special about it, something different (dare we say tablet-like?) about the way we related to it.   The machine is slim, it's huge and it's beautiful. The specs are fantastic--up to Intel Core i7 processor and 1TB hard drive, tool-less design, Dolby Home Theatre v4, 1080p LED display, optional Blu-Ray and integrated TV tuner, etc. But two things seem to resonate with people the most. The first is the 10-finger multitouch capability, which helps you go well beyond the pedestrian pinch-and-zoom you're accustomed to on other devices.     The second thing that stands out is the remarkable way the A720 can lean and fold itself to virtually any angle you require. Straight up like a traditional PC monitor, all the way down like a gaming table or somewhere in-between. With all this accordion-like flexing, it's no wonder we chose to associate the A720 with some dubstep-inspired dance moves.     Those of us who work on laptops all day know what they bring to the table,...

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All-in-One (AIO) PCs are changing the desktop game – literally and figuratively. From a business perspective, sales of AIOs are rising sharply. Lenovo is currently the No. 2 seller of AIO PCs.  From a user perspective, AIO desktops are changing the way we interact with our computer, encouraging interactivity directly vs. through a keyboard. What was once a machine that users sat in front of at eye level to compose documents and browse the internet has morphed into a flexible digital hub for the home, where touch and response is an integral part of the interaction with the PC. Case in point is the new IdeaCentre A720, which goes on sale today. First announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, the A720 is turning a lot of heads -- in many cases out of pure necessity due to the A720’s remarkable ability to fold completely flat.   The introduction of the A720 means that computing in the home will never be the same. Gone are the days of basic user type input and static computer output. Computing is much more dynamic now. Lying flat, for example, the A720 becomes a one-on-one table top air hockey field, or an extension of musical creativity where users can tickle the <digital> ivory keys of a piano. Pulled to its upright position, the A720 doubles as a home theater for watching movies or videos in any room of the house, or a cooking companion as a digital cook-book in the kitchen. The desktop has drastically...

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