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Lenovo ThinkCentre A55

Lenovo ThinkCentre A55
alaScore 80

10 reviews

Nov, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size. The usability also gets good comments.

design, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9640-A11

 

The small form factor business PC is Lenovo's domain, and the ThinkCentre A55 9640-A11 offers all the usual ThinkCentre features, but also comes with ...

Small form factor, quiet, easy maintenance design

Performance

Although the ThinkCentre A55 system didn't perform quite as well as the Core 2 Duo M55, it remains reasonably priced and is well suited for business environments.

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Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 (8982-A11)

 

The Lenovo A55 offers businesses a whole package solution suited to the office environment. The capacity for RAM upgrades and the available expansion slots give the system a degree of future proofing, but the limited size of the case suggests Lenovo...

Simple design, Potential for remote access for system admins, compact

Limited upgrade options.

The Lenovo A55 offers businesses a whole package solution suited to the office environment. The capacity for RAM upgrades and the available expansion slots give the system a degree of future proofing, but the limited size of the case suggests Lenovo...

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Expert Review

 

Although the ThinkCentre A55 system didn't perform quite as well as the Core 2 Duo M55, it remains reasonably priced and is well suited for business environments.

Small form factor, quiet, easy maintenance design

Performance

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Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 8705

 

Of this desktop PC. The Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 models provide impressive multitasking performance. And with a host of unique ThinkVantage Technologies and design features, this competitively priced desktop combines robust security with outstanding...

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Quick review of Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9265

 

good unit for the price, have been very pleased witht the performacnce and the storage. for theprice a great unit. no problems with the unit at all.

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Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9265

 

Most powerful desktop PC, the Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9265 is very efficient and powerful. Also includes the low powered with high performance processor, the Pentium Dual Core E2140 1.6 GHz that loads your programs ang games even more quiter. With a...

So very fast

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Great computer, great design

 

Brands of computers. In my opinion. Lenovo is the best brand in terms of computer design, making them look formal, serious, yet high tech and funky at the same time! However, I dont want to blab about the look too much because that is by no means the...

Good design, great specs

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Product Specifications

The ThinkCentre A55 models provide impressive multitasking performance. And with a host of unique ThinkVantage Technologies and design features, this competitively priced desktop combines robust security with outstanding quality to deliver exceptional overall value.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

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

Cabinet (Chassis)

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/256KB/2MB/4MB/512KB
Per Processor Size:1MB/256KB/2MB/4MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.1in/16.2in/16.7in/17.3in
Height:15.8in/16.1in/3.3in/4.3in
Weight:18.7lbs/20.7lbs/22lbs/24lbs
Width:12.2in/13in/6.9in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Germany/Netherlands/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English/French/German
Manufacturer:Lenovo
Model:8705/8706/8982/8994/9265/9636/9640/9641
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo ThinkCentre A55

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 946GZ Express
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz/1066MHz/533MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Business black
Manufacturer Selling Program:TopSeller

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:16x/40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x/32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Type:CD-ROM/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-ROM/DVD-Writer/None
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD/48x

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:16x

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/1.86GHz/1.8GHz/2.13GHz/2.2GHz/2.8GHz/2GHz/3.06GHz/3.2GHz/3.4GHz/3GHz/3GHz / 3.2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:336/420/524/541/631/631 / 641/641/820/915/925/945/E2140/E2160/E4300/E4400/E4500/E6300/E6400/E6420
Type:Celeron/Celeron D/Core 2 Duo/No CPU/Pentium/Pentium 4/Pentium D/Pentium Dual Core
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:0MB/1GB/2GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

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)

Type:IDE/None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150/Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/160GB/250GB/80GB
OS Certified:IBM PC DOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/IBM PC DOS 2000 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / IBM PC DOS / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / PC DOS/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / PC DOS / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / PC DOS/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / PC DOS/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / PC DOS/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / IBM PC DOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Micros
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 3000
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