Lenovo Combines Workstation Performance with Unprecedented Price

Published March 15th, 2010 - 09:31 GMT

Lenovo Middle East, Egypt, & Pakistan (MEEP) announced today the availability of the ThinkStation E20, the first in a new series of entry level workstations, in the region. Starting from US$700the new ThinkStation E20 offers professionals working in computer aided design (CAD) and digital content creation (DCC) fields the performance they need at an extremely affordable price. The ThinkStation E20 also sets a high bar for green design by using more than 50 percent recycled plastic content.

“We’ve found there are a number of CAD and DCC professionals who are currently getting by on desktop PC hardware due to budget constraints,” said, Mark Cohen, vice president, Enterprise Products, Lenovo. “They’re running workstation-class applications and could benefit from using true workstation hardware. We designed the ThinkStation E20 with these users in mind to put true workstation performance within their reach and enable them to realize significant productivity gains associated with using the right tool for the job.”  

Ali Al-Amine, acting general manager, Lenovo MEEP said: “One of our goals for this year is to grow our market share of the desktop workstation market. By providing our customers with such a competitive offering at this price point we ensure that they can get the tool they want while staying within their budget and without any compromise in performance or efficiency.”

Price andPerformance
With models starting from $7001, the ThinkStation E20 offers workstation-class performance at desktop-level prices. It comes equipped with:
•Choice of the latest Intel Core i3 and i5 Processors as well as Pentium and Xeon 3400 Series Processors•Choice of independent software vendor (ISV) certified graphics solutions – Intel Core HD graphics or NVIDIA Quadro discrete graphics up to the FX1800•Support for Error Correcting Code DDR3 memory•Certifications from leading ISVs like Autodesk, Siemens and Dassault Systemes

“Users can experience certified, tested and optimized workstation solutions at near PC prices with the Lenovo ThinkStation E20 workstation, based on the Intel® Xeon® 3400 processor series or the Intel® Core™ HD graphics,” said Anthony Neal Graves, general manager, Workstation Group, Intel. “Users who once relied on high-end desktops now can benefit from a real workstation experience.”

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