Lenovo lovers are pleased as the company showcases its new gadget ThinkStation E31 in 2 different sizes. One among the two versions includes conventionally sized tower budget workstation and the other is a compact one. Both these versions will have almost same basic specs which is interesting news for Lenovo fans.
This system will be powered by Intel Xeon E3-1200 CPU. Users will also have an option for to go for systems supported by Ivy Bridge processors too.
Key features of Lenovo ThinkStation E31 include the following.
- 32GB of RAM
- Nine USB ports
- Intel HD P4000
- Error Correcting Code
- 1600 MHz DDR3 Memory
Apart from running Windows 7 / XP, this Lenovo system supports Windows 8 operating system also. ThinkStation E31 successfully runs in Red Hat as well. The full size tower model can have a maximum of three HDDs or else a 9TB of hard drive storage. But the compact model can have a maximum of 2 HDDs only or else a 6TB of hard drive storage. In both cases users have options for solid state drives.
Reviewers commented on ThinkStation E31 as a Sustainable Green Machine. This work station is made out of eco-conscious design. It provides a maximum of 92 % power efficiency. The design is made in such a way so as to run this machine cooler and quieter. The ideal space-saving option from Lenovo is best suitable for smaller office atmosphere.
Although the graphics available with both models are same, the upgrading options are different. The full size tower ThinkStation E31 can have the graphics extended up to NVIDIA Quadro Q4000. The compact model can have a maximum graphics upgrade to Quadro Q600 only and cannot support advanced graphics units.
The addition of Ivy bridge processor with this system will help to deliver a better output in addition to better efficient processing. This Lenovo ThinkStation E31 work station is meant for small to medium level business and for those professionals who are looking forward to better power and performance. This system is too efficient as multitasks can be handled effectively without any slow down in machine. Graphics appearance of this Lenovo system is also quite impressive.
The fuller sized tower ThinkStation E31 will hit the desktop market by 5th of June. The compact ThinkStation E31 will arrive in the market by 13th of June. Both these ThinkStation E31 models can be purchased at a starting price of around Rs.35, 000 Company officials are planning to bring out more interesting gadgets based on the user feedback soon.