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Lenovo ThinkStation D20

Lenovo ThinkStation D20
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Apr, 2018

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Lenovo ThinkStation D20

 

The Lenovo ThinkStation D20 workstation is a heavy-hitting weapon in your business arsenal.

Two quad-core processors. Speedy 15,000 rpm hard drive. Lots of expansion room. Workstation-class everything. Has eSATA and FireWire.

It's big. It's pricey. Could use USB 3.0.

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Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Consumer Electronics Net (consumerelectronicsnet.com)

Expert Review

 

Lenovo's D20 is the company's top of the line ThinkStation workstation. This particular model shipped with dual Intel E5540 2.53GHz Xeon processors (four processor cores), 12GB RAM, and Windows 7 Professional. Graphics was powered by an  NVIDIA Quadro...

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

From Lenovo's exceptional engineers comes the next generation of ThinkStation, designed exclusively for specialized professionals using graphically and computationally intensive applications. Its groundbreaking design ramps up parallel workflows, enabling professional users to quickly bring their ideas to life. Equipped with the latest technology from Intel, the ThinkStation delivers performance that is simply unattainable with a standard desktop PC. The ThinkStation D20's powerful and efficient Intel Xeon processors speed through even the toughest workloads. Sporting up to eight powerful processing cores, the ThinkStation comes fully equipped with an on-chip memory controller and Intel QuickPath interconnect, allowing you to innovate faster than ever before. The Lenovo ThinkStation has an environmentally conscious, usercentric design that ultimately results in increased productivity. In addition, the performance and quality-focused Lenovo ThinkStation supports ThinkVantage technologies such as Rescue and Recovery and client security solution, providing users with superior data security.

Certificates

Certification:Energy Star, EPEAT Gold, Greedguard, ROHS / ENERGY STAR, EPEAT Gold, GREENGUARD, RoHS, 80 PLUS Bronze / ENERGY STAR\nEPEAT Gold\nGREENGUARD\nRoHS\n80 PLUS Bronze / EnergyStar, EPEAT Gold, GREENGUARD, RoHS, 80+ Bronze / EnergyStar\nEPEAT Gold\nGREENGUARD\nRoHS\n80+ Bronze / EPEAT Gold / EPEAT Gold, RoHS / EPEAT Gold\nEnergy Star 5.0\nRoHSGREENGUARD / EPEAT, Energy Star 5.0, RoHS, GREENGUARD / GreenGuard, RoHS, EPEAT Gold / RoHS / RoHS, Energy Star, EPEAT
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Chassis type:Tower
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Number of 3.5" bays:6
Number of 5.25" bays:3

Energy Management

Power supply:1000 / 1060 / 625
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 127V/200 - 240V / 100 - 240 / 100-127V /200-240V / 200 - 240

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 slots:1 / 2 / 3
PCI Express x4 slots:1
PCI slots:1 / 2 / 3

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 / NVIDIA Quadro FX 380
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.5 / 0.768 / 0.796 / 1.024 / 1.5 / 1.536 / 1024 / 2.048 / 2.5 / 2.56

Memory

ECC: Yes
Internal memory:10 / 12 / 16 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 192 / 48 / 96
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 3 x 1 / 3 x 2 / 4 x 1 / 4 x 16 / 4 x 2 / 6 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 3 x 1 / 3 x 2 / 4 x 1 / 4 x 16 / 4 x 2 / 6 x 2
Memory slots:12x DIMM / 2x DIMM / 6x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Internal modem: No
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 8 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80 / 8 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35

Optical Drive

BD interface type:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD+/-RW / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Acoustic pressure emissions:24 / 27 / 5
Audio adapter type:ADI 1988 A
BIOS password: Yes
Built-in Microphone: No
CD read speed:40
Compatible operating systems:Genuine Windows XP x64, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 / Windows 7 Professional\nWindows XP Professional / Windows 7 Pro\nWindows XP Pro / Windows Vista, XP Pro 32-bit, XP Pro 64-bit\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 64-bit / Windows XP Pro SP1a/SP2a 32/64-bit;\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0;\nWindows Vista 32/64-bit;\nWindows Vista Enterprise 32/64-bit;\nWindows Vista Ultimate 32/64-bit. / Windows XP Pro SP1a/SP2a 32/64-bit\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0\nWindows Vista 32/64-bit\nWindows Vista Enterprise 32/64-bit\nWindows Vista Ultimate 32/64-bit / Windows XP Pro SP1a/SP2a 32/64-bit\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0\nWindows Vista Business\nWindows Vista Business 64\nWindows Vista Enterprise Edition 32-bit\nWindows Vista Enterprise Edition 64-bit\nWindows Vista Ultimate\nWindows Vista Ultimate 64-Bit / Windows XP x64\nLinux 5 Red Hat Enterprise
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Data Transfer Rate:1000
Drive bays:3.5", 5.25" / 9
Expansion Slots:PCI Express 2.0
External drive bays:1 / 1 x 3.5", 3 x 5.25" / 1x 3.5", 3x 5.25" / 2x 5.25", 1x 3.5" / 3.5" x 1, 5.25" x 3 / 4
Form Factor:Tower Tower (6x9) / TowerTower (6x9) / Tower\nTower (6x9)
Graphics:FirePro V3700 / FirePro V7750 / N / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 400 / Quadro 4000 / Quadro 5000 / Quadro 600 / Quadro FX 1800 / Quadro FX 380 / Quadro FX 3800 / Quadro FX 4800 / Quadro FX 580 / Quadro NVS 290 / Quadro NVS 300
Graphics adapter:FirePro V3700 / FirePro V7750 / N / Quadro 2000 / Quadro 400 / Quadro 4000 / Quadro 5000 / Quadro 600 / Quadro FX 1800 / Quadro FX 380 / Quadro FX 3800 / Quadro FX 4800 / Quadro FX 580 / Quadro NVS 290 / Quadro NVS 300
Graphics adapter family:AMD / NVIDIA
Graphics adapter manufacturer:ATI / NVIDIA
Graphics adapter memory type:DDR3 / GDDR3
Hard disk drive type:147GB SAS/ 15000 / 150GB Serial ATA/ 1000 / 250GB SATA/ 7200 / 500GB SATA/ 7200
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
Hard disk height:2.5 / 3.5 / 4
Hard disk number of plates:3
HDD user password:Y
Internal drive bays:3.5" x 5 / 3x 3.5" / 5 / 5 x 3.5" / 5x 3.5"
Keyboard type:Preferred Pro USB / USB
Manageability features:Image Ultra - HIIT Compliant Drivers - Vista Only, Secure Data Disposal, ThinkVantage Image Ultra Builder - Vista Support, ThinkVantage Update Builder, ThinkVantage Update Retriever
Maximum internal memory:196608 / 98304
Maximum memory:196608 / 98304
Maximum number of SMP processors:1 / 2
Memory Type:DDR3 SDRAM / DDR3 SDRAM; FLASH / FLASH; DDR3 SDRAM
Modem Type:N / None
Network cards:Broadcom 5755
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Networking topology:10/100/1000 Mbps
Number of expansion types:6 x 3.5, 3 x 5.25", 2 x PCI, 5 x SATA 2, 5 x SAS
Number of slots:2
Plug and Play: Yes
Pointing device:3 Button USB Laser Mouse / USB Optical Wheel Mouse
Power Requirements:100 - 127 / 200 - 240V, 12 / 6A / 100 - 127 / 240 V, 12/6 A / 100 - 127 V, 200 - 240 V / 100 - 127V/200 - 240V; 8/4 / 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz / 100-127/200-240V, 12/6A / 100-127/200-240V, 50/60Hz; 12V/6A / 100-240V, 12/6A / 100-240V, 50/60Hz / 100-240V; 12/6A / 100-240V; 50/60Hz / 100-240V@50-60Hz
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Rack mounting:No / Yes
Resolution:1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1200
Security Features:Boot sequence control, Boot without keyboard or mouse, Configuration password, Cover key lock, Diskette Boot inhibit, Diskette I/O control, Hardfile I/O control, Padlock loop, Power on password, Security slot (for attachment of optional cable lock), Ser
Service included:Limited Onsite Warranty
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes
Video memory capacity:1GB
Warranty:Three year parts and labour
Warranty note:Three year parts and labour
Weight:55 / 55.1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ThinkVantage System Update, ThinkVantage Productivity Center, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Picasa from Google, Diskeeper 9.0 Home Edition\nThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, PC-Doctor diagnostics, Norton Internet Security 2007 (OEM Edition) with 90 days of virus definition updates
Display Diagonal:22 / 24
Display included:No / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard number of keys:104
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:7.1 HD Audio / ADI 1988 A / HD / HD 7.1 / HD Audio / HDA / HDAudio / High Definition Audio
Chipset:Intel 5500 / Intel 5520 / Intel X58 Express
Compatible processor series:Xeon
Motherboard chipset:Intel 5500 / Intel 5520 / Intel X58 Express
Product type:Workstation
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
DVI-D ports quantity:1
DVI-I ports quantity:1 / 2
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1 / 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 2
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1 / 2 / 6
I/O ports:1 eSATA, 5 SATA Gen 2, 5 SAS / 5x SATA\n1x Optical In\n1x Optical Out / 5x SATA\n5x SAS
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:1000 / 1060 / 625
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 127V/200 - 240V / 100 - 240 / 100-127V /200-240V / 200 - 240

Processor

Bus type:QPI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26 / 27
ECC supported by processor:Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:144 / 288
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):19.2 / 25.6 / 32
Memory channels supported by processor:3 / Triple
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800 / 800,1066 / 800,1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3 800/1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:731
Number of processors installed:1 / 2
Number of QPI links:2
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:263
Processor:E5502 / E5504 / E5506 / E5507 / E5520 / E5530 / E5540 / E5603 / E5606 / E5607 / E5620 / E5630 / E5640 / E5645 / E5649 / Unspecified / X5550 / X5560 / X5570 / X5647 / X5650 / X5660 / X5667 / X5670 / X5672 / X5677 / X5680 / X5687 / X5690
Processor boost frequency:2.53 / 2.66 / 2.67 / 2.8 / 2.93 / 3.06 / 3.2 / 3.20 / 3.33 / 3.46 / 3.6 / 3.60 / 3.73 / 3.86
Processor cache:12 / 4 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Nehalem EP / Westmere EP
Processor cores:2 / 4 / 6
Processor family:Intel Xeon 5000 / Intel® Xeon® / Intel® Xeon® 5000 Sequence
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.86 / 2 / 2.13 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 2.93 / 3.06 / 3.2 / 3.33 / 3.46 / 3.6
Processor front side bus:1066 / 1333 / 800
Processor lithography:32 / 45
Processor model:E5502 / E5504 / E5506 / E5507 / E5520 / E5530 / E5540 / E5603 / E5606 / E5607 / E5620 / E5630 / E5640 / E5645 / E5649 / X5550 / X5560 / X5570 / X5647 / X5650 / X5660 / X5667 / X5670 / X5672 / X5677 / X5680 / X5687 / X5690
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Xeon 5500 series / Intel Xeon 5600 series
Processor socket:Socket B (LGA 1366)
Processor system type:DP
Processor threads:12 / 2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:B1 / D0
System bus data transfer rate:4.8 / 5.86 / 6.4
System bus rate:4.8 / 5.86 / 6.4 / 6.40
Tcase:72 / 75 / 76 / 76.2 / 77.6 / 78.5 / 80.4 / 81.3 / 82.9
Thermal Design Power (TDP):130 / 80 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):2
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit:No / Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):40 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:37092 / 37096 / 37100 / 37103 / 37104 / 37106 / 37109 / 37111 / 40200 / 40711 / 47916 / 47919 / 47920 / 47921 / 47922 / 47923 / 47924 / 47925 / 47929 / 48768 / 52576 / 52578 / 52579 / 52580 / 52581 / 52582 / 52583 / 52584
Processor code:SLBEZ / SLBF3 / SLBF4 / SLBF5 / SLBF6 / SLBF7 / SLBF8 / SLBF9 / SLBFD / SLBKC / SLBV3 / SLBV4 / SLBV5 / SLBV6 / SLBV7 / SLBVA / SLBVB / SLBVX / SLBVY / SLBYK / SLBZ7 / SLBZ8 / SLBZ9 / SLC2F / SLC2N
Processor package size:42.5 / 42.5X45
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Business Edition / Windows XP Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows Vista Business / Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, MMC, SD, XD
Hard disk rotational speed:10000 / 15000 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1 / 1000 / 1024 / 128 / 146 / 147 / 150 / 1500 / 2000 / 250 / 300 / 450 / 500 / 600 / 750 / 900
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Hard drive speed:10000 / 15000 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
RAID levels:0, 1, 5 / 0, 1, 5, 10
RAID support: Yes
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.8 / 23 / 23.7 / 24 / 6.89 / 8 / 8.27
Height:17 / 17.1 / 19 / 19.1 / 23.7 / 24
Weight:0.882 / 33.1 / 54.9 / 55 / 55.1 / 59.7 / 60
Width:16.8 / 17 / 17.1 / 8 / 8.27