PC Magazine gave Lenovo (IBM) rating of 3.5 out of possible 5 and commented that “I can see the Lenovo 3000 J105 being attractive to new small-business owners who used to work in the corporate arena and are drawn to the ThinkVantage suite. The look-and-feel of the J105 is an appealing twist on the standard corporate box that once occupied their desks, and should be a comforting companion now that they are off on their own. The sub-$550 price with a mainstream Athlon 64 processor is a huge plus.”
Bottom Line: It may be odd to see an AMD chip in a business PC, but the Lenovo 3000 J105 surprises us with an attractive yet low-cost desktop for the home office.
Pros: Quiet. Inexpensive. Includes business-oriented software and utilities. ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery.
Cons: No PCIe card slots. Included Norton Internet Security subscription lasts for just 90 days.