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Lenovo Thinkstation C20

Lenovo Thinkstation C20
alaScore 83

4 reviews

Oct, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Thinkstation C20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Lenovo ThinkStation C20 Review

 

Big computers generally mean big performance, but does a PC need to be imposing in order to blitz through the benchmarks? Lenovo's ThinkStation C20 is the baby of the range when it comes to physical size, but with dual Intel Xeon processors and...

The Lenovo’s price tag puts it out of contention for most people, and with its workstation credentials it’s not intended to replace high-end gaming machines. Graphics professionals, video editors or anyone looking to do vast amounts of crunching in...

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Lenovo ThinkStation C20

 

The C20's interior is somehow both spacious and compact at the same time: the chassis has expansion space for two additional internal hard drives, two PCI cards, two PCIe x16 cards (one is electrically x4), a PCIe x1 card, and four memory DIMM slots....

Dual CPU Xeon power. ISV certification for many professional programs. Rack mountable. Compact for a full-blown workstation. Capable of driving two 30-inch panels simultaneously. Card Retention. 3-year warranty. Quick and easy to service

Pricey. No USB 3.0 or FireWire. Could use more memory slots

The Lenovo ThinkStation C20 should be at the top of your list if you're looking for an ISV-certified Windows 7-based workstation. It costs a pretty penny, but if you're working on multi-million dollar projects, the system's speed and serviceability...

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Review: Lenovo ThinkStation C20 Workstation

 

Workstations are the backbone of most businesses because they are powerful, reliable, and they usually get extra support after the sale. Workstations are also well known for being large and heavy because of all the hardware that is packed inside....

I appreciate the fact that Lenovo is trying to make the case smaller, but I think the sacrifices in ease of use out weigh the benefits of a smaller case. I think Lenovo could take a few design tips (both inside and out) from the HP Z800 and make a...

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Lenovo ThinkStation C20: A compact, powerful and pricey business PC

 

Lenovo's new workstation is also useful as a sophisticated graphic artist's tool.

At $6,674, the ThinkStation C20 obviously comes at a premium price -- but, as its performance numbers prove, it's a premium computer. For graphics professionals, the Lenovo ThinkStation C20 could represent a real increase in productivity. You just...

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Card Reader: No
Firewire:No / Yes
TV Output:No / Not Applicable / Yes
Wireless LAN: No

Display

Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional
Product Type:PC Workstation
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:PC Workstation

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Not Applicable / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Not Applicable / QUADRO 2000 / Quadro FX 1800 / Quadro NVS 295
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:5520 / Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor:Xeon
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:E5620 / X5650 / X5687
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