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Lenovo M57e

Lenovo M57e
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Expert review by: Michael Palamountain (

Lenovo M57e


The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.

Excellent build quality, Good performance (though graphics in a bit average), Takes up little desk space, Low energy consumption

Very boring design, No room for add on cards.

Reliable office computing at a fair price.

May, 2008

Product Specifications

The ThinkCentre M57e series offers great performance, reliability, and manageability combined with the latest technology and TVT benefits. Lenovo systems include a fully integrated recovery environment that works when your operating system is not working. Lenovo systems manage everything that changes when your location changes, not just your Internet connection. Innovative toolless mechanical design for easy upgrades and service support.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Desktop slimline/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Small form factor/Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Desktop slimline/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Small form factor/Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/2MB / 1MB/3MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:1MB/2MB/2MB / 1MB/3MB/6MB


Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Professional

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkCentre M57e


Chipset Type:Intel G31 Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/1333MHz/800MHz


Color:Business black
Manufacturer Selling Program:TopSeller


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x/32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)/32x / 32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo / DVD-Writer/DVD/DVD-ROM/DVD-Writer
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD/48x/48x / 40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:DOS license/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows Vista Business


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2.2GHz/2.4GHz / 1.8GHz/2.53GHz/2.5GHz/2.66GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Conroe / Wolfdale
Processor Number:E2160/E2180/E2200/E4500/E4600 / E2160/E5200/E7200/E8200
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo E4000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo E7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo E8000 series / Intel Pentium E2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium E5000 series for Desktop
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65
Type:Core 2 Duo/Core 2 Duo / Pentium/Pentium/Pentium Dual Core

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:31733 / 32242 / 33909 / 33910 / 33925 / 35348 / 36463 / 37212
Processor package size:37.5


Installed Size:1GB/2GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB/80GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32/64 bits) / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium / Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon HD 2400PRO/Intel GMA 3100
Interface Type:PCI Express x16