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Lenovo Essential C440

Lenovo Essential C440
alaScore 86

83 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 reviews of Lenovo Essential C440. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Essential C440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: DubD (

Customer PC at our store


Easy setup, not a lot of bloatware. We use it for our customers and Applicants at work. It resumes from sleep super fast and does everything we want


Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Timothy (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Only one power cable and a wireless keyboard and mouse means no clutter on your desk. Very good screen. Good processor. Although there has been bad press about Windows 8, when you get use to how it works it is a very good stable OS. Very quick boot up....

I can't make a back up dvd of the OS partion, for some reason the app will only let save to the C: drive. It would have been good to have a restore DVD supplied. The noise of the fan could be intrusive. USB sockets are difficult to access. There was a...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Antoumann (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


PC was great. Nice and lovely.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Donald (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Takes up very little space - touch screen feature is flawless - good processor speed - great for entertainment purposes and basic computing - customer service is top notch - windows 8 actually works nicely, once you get the hang of it

Keyboard feels a little flimsy, and the arrangement of the keys makes typing a bit awkward - if you haven't used windows 8 before, it will take you a couple of weeks to get used to (see comment above)

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Joan (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


It takes up less space than traditional computer, but feels more substantial than a laptop.

rubbish solitaire games - not exactly a very important point!

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Nigel (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Fantastic piece of kit for the money .Touch screen works a dream. no need for the keyboard to be out all the time you can just pop it in the drawer and use the screen .

none that I have com across

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Lynne (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Easy to use, assistance on computer very helpful, everything I need at the touch of a button.

No found as of yet.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Caryl (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Very clear screen, easy to use (once set up).

setting up instructions were almost non-existent - more info would have been very helpful!

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Gerald (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Excellent screen, very easy to use touchscreen. Very good to have everything in one instead of a separate PC

Prefer windows 7 to 8

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Donna (

Lenovo Essential C440 AIO


Excellent design

Hard disc failed after rescue disc created with the message 'Service partitiion has been deleted' - taken back to retailer & replaced with different model

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:6


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes


Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Color of product:Black / White


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:21.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:120


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA Geforce 615 / NVIDIA GeForce 615M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 615M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 705M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x152
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2500


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:DIMM / SO-DIMM


Built-in camera:No / Yes
Camera Resolution:1280 x 720
Total megapixels:0.3 / 1


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 8
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
SmartCard slot: No
Storage drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


BIOS password: Yes
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini PCI Express slots:2
S/PDIF out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:120
Autonomy mode:N / No


64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express / Intel H81
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Y / Yes
FSB Parity: No
L3 cache:2 / 3
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333 / 1333,1600 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express / Intel H81
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:G1610 / G2020 / G2030 / G550 / G645 / i3-3220 / i3-3220T / i3-3240 / i5-3330 / i5-3330S
Processor boost frequency:3.2
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR0RS / SR10H / SR10K / SR163
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Celeron G / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Pentium G / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:G1610 / G2020 / G2030 / G550 / G645 / i3-3220 / i3-3220T / i3-3240 / i5-3330 / i5-3330S
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor G1000 series for Desktop / Intel Celeron Processor G500 series for Desktop / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:P0 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:65 / 65.3 / 67.4 / 69.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 55 / 65 / 77

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:N / No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:53418 / 65509 / 65510 / 65690 / 65693 / 65694 / 69116 / 71070 / 71072 / 74749
Processor code:SR0RS / SR10H / SR10K / SR163
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011A / 2011C / 2011D / PCG 2011C / PCG 2011С


Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, RS-MMC, SD, SDIO / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage drive interface:SATA
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.17 / 7.72 / 7.76
Depth (without stand):2.17
Height:16 / 17.2
Weight:12 / 14.2 / 17.6
Width:20.9 / 21.8 / 22.5