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Lenovo Thinkstation C20

Lenovo Thinkstation C20
alaScore 82

4 reviews

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Lenovo Thinkstation C20. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the usability.


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 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ewdison Then (

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...

Aug, 2010

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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...

Expert review by: Ryan McLaughlin (

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...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Bill O'Brien (

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...

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: Yes
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):32
Memory channels supported by processor:3
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066/1333
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Westmere EP
Processor Series:Intel Xeon 5600 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):80

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):40
Processor package size:42.5