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Lenovo ThinkStation D30

Lenovo ThinkStation D30
alaScore 83

16 reviews

Mar, 2019

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Lenovo ThinkStation D30. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The price is also appreciated.

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo ThinkStation D30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


Lenovo Thnk Station C20 workstation is really great!! The advantage of having multiple RAM slots makes the difference. The user is very happy about the performances.

Dec, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


This PC really surprised me. The one we have has 8G of RAM and is used by someone in our engineering department. Running the graphics from the i5 was plenty powerful.

Jul, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


Personally I love these systems. I use one as my personal workstation and have been moving them into our mission critical end user roles.

Jul, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


I am getting a bunch of these and S10s off GSA excess and already have a few S20s. A good solid computer plenty of HP for doing some bioinformatics. very expandable good graphics and from an IT perspective it is awesome because it has a handle -- A...

Jul, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


I like the handle! I can carry two at once without tweaking muy back. they seem reliable and they are solid without being overweight. excellent desktop for report writing and presentations.

Jul, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


Great desktop PC pretty good price/performance and well made.. It doesn't have the most expandability in the world, but it has enough for most people, if you are looking for room to expand then you should be looking for a full tower anyway.

Jun, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


Great powerful PC and build really well, have been running for short of a year and have been absolutely bullet proof in the time. Can highly recommend this range of Lenovo machines.

Apr, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


This has been my workstation now for a couple of years. Very good computer - dependable and fast.

Mar, 2012

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Jan, 2012

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Lenovo ThinkStation D30 4229


I bought 2 of these to test the waters and I am impressed. 12GB ram each That XEON is a beast We ran 1 with XP and 1 with win7 Pro 64bit Both machines are programmer machines, they use virtual machines inside there workstation for testing.

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes


Chassis type:Tower

Energy Management

Power supply:1120


Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.048


ECC: Yes
Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:192
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory slots:16x DIMM

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other Features

Graphics:Quadro 4000
Graphics adapter:Quadro 4000
Graphics adapter manufacturer:NVIDIA
Maximum number of SMP processors:2
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Processor Manufacturer:Intel

Packaging Content

Display included: No


Audio system:HD Audio
Chipset:Intel C602
Motherboard chipset:Intel C602
Product type:Workstation

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2


Power supply:1120


Bus type:QPI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24
ECC supported by processor:Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:750
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:40
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Quad
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
Number of QPI links:2
PCI Express configurations:x4, x8, x16
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.50
Processor cache:10
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge EP
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel® Xeon® E5 Family
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:E5-2609
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Xeon E5-2600
Processor socket:Socket R (LGA 2011)
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:6.4
System bus rate:6.4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):80

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):2
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: 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: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
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 Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):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
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
Physical Address Extension (PAE):46
Processor ARK ID:64588
Processor package size:52.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
RAID levels:0, 1, 5, 10
RAID support: Yes

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