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Lenovo Thinkcentre E50

Lenovo Thinkcentre E50
alaScore 88

206 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 reviews of Lenovo Thinkcentre E50. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are generally positive. The usability and price also get good views.

price, usability, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Thinkcentre E50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Stupidly cheap price for a good basic branded pc

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

These are excellent...

...if you can get one...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

It's cheap and works fine; a perfect basic use desktop for the home. If you need more functionality, pay more and you'll get it!

It would be sensible if a PS/2 mouse and keyboard were included instead of USB ones, given the limited number of slots. For the price, I'll buy them. It isn't a kebab or beer.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Good value for specification. Quiet.

It took forever to get going orginally. Found that lenovo software and windows update were both trying to download a mass of updates. Couldn't cancel either program. Re-booted and stopped Windows update from automatically installing updates. Stopped...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Bargain price, upgrade to Windows 10 was simple. Great as a simple surf and email desktop

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Just wanted computer for emails,google,you tube etc does the job

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Great value

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Does the Job, for the money, cant go wrong

Lacking on the USB sockets

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Good value, fast enough for office work, well satisfied

should have fitted wifi card

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo Thinkstation E50-00 TWR

 

Read the specification and reviews so knew what to expect but was still pleasantly surprised by the performance of this machine for the price. Upgraded free to windows 10 and now it boots really quick and does all we need as an additional office...

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:CB, CE / CB/CE / GreenGuard, ErP Lot 3
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:1L sized PC / Desktop / Mini Tower / SFF / Small Desktop / Tower
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:180 / 250 / 65 / 90
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:N

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R5 235 / Intel GMA 950 / MiRage / No / Not available / SiS 661FX
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:688
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:896
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):854 / 896
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R3 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R3 / Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics

Memory

Internal memory:0.25 / 0.5 / 2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM / DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:16
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

CD read speed:48
CD rewrite speed:32
CD write speed:48
Diskette drive:1.44 / N
Diskette drive memory:1.44
Display:TFT
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Video adapter, bus:AGP 8X

Packaging Content

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Bundled software:Adobe Acrobat Reader, Diskeeper Lite from Diskeeper, Google Desktop, Google Picasa 2, Google Toolbar, InterVideo WinDVD, Lotus Notes Stand-alone Client (license), Lotus SmartSuite Millennium edition (license), PC-Doctor diagnostics, Symantec Client Security 3.0 (with 90 days of virus definitions), ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update / Lotus Notes Stand-alone Client (license), Lotus SmartSuite Millennium edition (license), Diskeeper Lite from Diskeeper, PC Doctor diagnostics, Symantec Client Security 3.0 (with 90 days of virus definitions), ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update / Lotus Notes Stand-alone Client, Lotus SmartSuite Millennium, Access program, Norton AntiVirus 2005, PC Doctor, ThinkVantage Rescue & Recovery / Lotus Notes Stand-alone Client, Lotus SmartSuite Millennium, Diskeeper Lite - Diskeeper, PC Doctor, Symantec Client Security 3.0, ThinkVantage Productivity Center, ThinkVantage Rescue & Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update
Cables included:AC
Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:17 / 19.5
Display included:No / Yes
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1600 x 900
Display Type:LCD
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Panel type:TN
Viewing angle, horizontal:90
Viewing angle, vertical:50
Windows keys: Yes

Performance

Audio chip:Realtek ALC662
Audio system:AC-97 / Realtek ALC662-VD
Chipset:AMD A50M / Intel H81
Motherboard chipset:AMD A50M / Intel H81
Password protection:Y
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:1 / 2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4 / 5 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:180 / 250 / 65 / 90
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):8
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N / No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:143
Processor:3850 / 5150 / J1900 / J2900
Processor boost frequency:2.42 / 2.66
Processor cache:2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Woodcrest
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD Sempron / Intel Pentium / Intel Pentium 4 / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Xeon® 5000 Sequence
Processor frequency:1.3 / 2 / 2.41 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 2.93 / 3.06
Processor front side bus:1333 / 533 / 800
Processor lithography:22 / 65
Processor model:3850 / 5150 / J1900 / J2900
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium J2000 series for Desktop / Intel Xeon 5100 series
Processor socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170 / Socket AM1 / Socket J (LGA 771)
Processor system type:DP
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:B3
Tcase:65
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 65
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:N / No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):N / No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:27218 / 78867 / 78868
Processor code:SR1SB / SR1SC
Processor package size:25 / 37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:N / No / Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 with Bing / Windows XP Professional
Recovery operating system:Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III / Ultra-ATA/100
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III / Ultra-ATA/100
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:240
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 160 / 240 / 500 / 80

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.9 / 16.1 / 16.2 / 16.8 / 17.5 / 18 / 7.17
Height:1.36 / 14.7 / 15.2 / 15.4 / 4.21 / 4.25
Weight:14.3 / 18.3 / 20.3 / 21.1 / 21.2 / 22.9 / 33.5
Width:12.8 / 13 / 6.3 / 7.05 / 7.09