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Lenovo IdeaCentre C540

Lenovo IdeaCentre C540
alaScore 87

314 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 314 reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre C540. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo IdeaCentre C540 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaCentre C540

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre C540 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo C540 23 inch All-in-One PC (Intel Core i3 3220, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)Lenovo C540 23 inch All-in-One PC (Intel Core i3 3220, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaCentre C540

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 205 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre C540 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo C540 23-Inch All-In-One Desktop (Black/Brushed Aluminum)Lenovo C540 23-Inch All-In-One Desktop (Black/Brushed Aluminum)

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Sarah Jacobsson Purewal (pcworld.com)

Lenovo C540 Touch review: An excellent budget all-in-one that delivers on performance

 

The Lenovo C540 Touch may not look like much, but under the hood it delivers some decent performance with an abundance of memory that won't leave you scrounging for more.

8GB of memory ; Very good productivity benchmark scores ; Great keyboard

Weak integrated graphics ; Display recessed deep behind bezel

Lenovo's C540 Touch isn't the sexiest all-in-one we've seen, but it is an exceptional value at just $719 (as of 8/30/13)

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Robert Nelson (slashgear.com)

Lenovo C540 All-In-One Desktop PC Review

 

We first got word of the Lenovo C540 all-in-one back back in November of last year, however it wasn't until January when we saw a complete set of details and some pricing. That news came during CES and while that was a few months back, the C540 has...

Bottom line here, the Lenovo C540 all-in-one seems to be well suited for the intended audience. That is to say the average home user that wants something powerful enough for day to day use. Of course, the good looks and relatively slim design only go...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Ahmer Kazi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo C540

 

For average users on the market for a reasonably-priced all-in-one desktop that can tackle daily home productivity tasks like surfing the web or watching movies without looking like a total eyesore, the Lenovo C540 is a solid choice.

Handsomely designed space-saving chassis. 23-inch HD display is the best in its class. Affordably priced

No USB 3.0 connectivity. Can't run all of our benchmark tests

The Lenovo C540 ($499 list as configured) is a basic all-in-one desktop geared toward those with modest computing needs who want to save space without breaking the bank. It's a Windows 8-equipped system kitted out with an excellent 23-inch display and...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Space-saving design, Nice 1080p screen, 1TB hard drive, Low price

Pentium-class performance, Basic feature set, No touch screen, Chassis is not user-serviceable

In the cutthroat world of budget PCs, it's hard to stand out from the pack. After all, there's only so much an OEM can deliver for around $500. There's a lot to like about the C540, first and foremost the beautiful screen. But if you are shopping on...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Sarah Jacobsson Purewal (pcworld.in)

Lenovo C540 Touch: An excellent budget all-in-one that delivers on performance

 

Lenovo's C540 Touch is one of the two best all-in-ones in this roundup. And while I have no significant complaints about the quality of its multitouch display, the manner in which the glass is recessed behind the bezel is disconcerting when you're...

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Glenda S. (newegg.com)

Don't buy!

 

It worked great for a year. If you are looking for a disposable computer then this is the one you want. I would have expected it to last me at least a few years.

I had this computer for just over a year. Of course this is a few months past the warranty. Totally stopped working. Diagnostic so far is the mother board. Getting a repair on a product purchased on line is a nightmare.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: neotaz (newegg.com)

look good

 

bonne performance ; très beau designe ; ecran tactil fonctionne a merveille

none

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Pete (officedepot.com)

Very nice computer

 

I purchased this computer at a great price and am very satisfied with it's performance. It is fast with a beautiful big screen. I was worried about the Windows8 that came with it but I like Windows8...it's easy ! The webcam is very nice ! For the money...

value, Quiet, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Performance

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: CC75160 (officedepot.com)

Very happy with my Levovo IdeaCenter

 

I was concerned when I bought it, but I have had it for 3 months now and still loving it. I didn't like the mouse and keyboard that came with it so I connected a Logitech wave wireless set and have really enjoyed this computer every since.

value, Quiet, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Design, Performance

windows 8

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: holymosy (officedepot.com)

Quality with a great price!

 

I paid half the price for this computer than I did my last computer that just crashed after only having for 3 yrs. Love the bigger monitor! Definitely worth the price!

value, Features, Quiet, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Design, Performance

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:DVD WRITER / DVD-Writer / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control:No / Yes
TV Card:DVB-T / No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:2D / No / Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:6 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display: No
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Full HD
Screen shape:Flat
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA

Energy Management

Autonomy mode: No

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable / vPro
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / Windows 8
Product Type:AIO
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF 615 / GeForce 615 / GEFORCE 705M / GeForce GT 615 / GEFORCE GT615 / HD GPU / HD GRAPH. 2500 / HD Graphics 2500 / Intel ® HD GPU
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU + OnBoard / OnBoard Graphic

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 2048
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152 / 0x162

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Chipset Brand:IBM / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:H61 / Unknown
Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor:No / Yes
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:Celeron ® / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7 / Pentium / Pentium ®
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Number:G1620 CELERON / G2030 / G645 / I3-3220 / I3-3240 / I5-3330 / I5-3330S / i7-3770S
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor G1000 series for Desktop / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Thermal Design Power (TDP):55 / 65 / 77

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2011С

Storage

Number of storage drives installed:1
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