Summary: The Lenovo D30 offers a versatile range of configurations that can perform at an extremely high level. The D30 can support up to two 8-core Xeon processors and up to 512GB of RAM with 16 DRAM slots.
Conclusion: The Lenovo ThinkStation D30 is a monster workstation for really big projects that need to be done, right away. With dual 8-core power , ISV-accepted Quadro graphics, and more expansion room than you know what to do with, this is the workstation to get.
Pros: Lots of expansion space and internal connectors. Dual eight-core Xeon processors with Hyper-Threading. Nvidia Quadro graphics. 1,120-Watt power supply.
Cons: Massive. Pricey. Only two USB 3.0 ports. Only 300GB hard drive out of the box.
Lenovo ThinkStation D30 Workstation Review: 16 Cores and 32 Threads Under Your Desk
15 November 2012
Conclusion: The Lenovo ThinkStation D30 is definitely, full stop, the fastest desktop workstation I've tested. That's a mantra that's been repeated over and over again in this review but it's essentially correct, on paper and in practice.