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Lenovo ThinkStation C30

Lenovo ThinkStation C30
alaScore 86

3 reviews

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Lenovo ThinkStation C30. 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. Many are less positive about the design.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo ThinkStation C30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (

Lenovo ThinkStation C30


The Lenovo ThinkStation C30 is a high-end, dual-processor workstation for those users who need to work on multi-stage, multi-quarter, multi-million dollar projects for you business. As is, the C30 is a tabula rasa to which you can add components and...

Compact for a dual-processor system. ISV certified graphics. Rack mountable. Very good internal expandability

Still not anything you'd call "compact" or "small form factor." Only two USB 3.0 ports

The Lenovo ThinkStation C30 is a fully capable dual-processor high-end workstation that lives in a desktop-class chassis instead of a full-on tower.

Jan, 2013

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Lenovo ThinkStation C30


Are you looking for a reliable and efficient business computer that is easy to upgrade? See how the Lenovo ThinkStation C30 rates in our review.

The quad-core processor gives you exceptional multitasking abilities and the 800-watt power supply unit allows you to easily add components

The standard processor speed is only 1.8GHz

With an Intel Xeon E5-2603 quad-core processor, the Lenovo ThinkStation C30 business computer has the power to run your programs efficiently even while multitasking with multiple programs open at once. In addition, the generous expansion features allow...

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Water cooling system: No

Expansion slots

PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:3
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2048 / 3072 / 512
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:2
Graphics adapter DVI ports quantity:1
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Other features

Built-In Optical Drive:


Password protection: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4


Conflict Free processor:N / No
ECC supported by processor:Y / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:384
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:40
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):42.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Quad
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066,1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Thermal Design Power (TDP):130 / 80 / 95

Processor special features

Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):46
Processor package size:52.5


Operating System Language:DEU
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro


Number of storage drives installed:1