C30: The world's smallest dual-CPU workstation

Unparalleled performance. Unprecedented size.

The C30 builds on its award-winning design as the world's smallest dual-CPU workstation, supporting two of the latest-generation Intel® Xeon® processors and faster memory performance, and comes with the Windows 8 Professional OS. The ISV-certified ThinkStation C30 workstations are engineered from the ground up for the Financial Services sector, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Digital Content Creation (DCC) centers.

The C30 also features tri-channel cooling, keeping its components running cooler than other dual-processor workstations to boost reliability. Its patented design and cooling technology enable the C30 to deliver more power in less space, fitting up to 14 machines in a 42U rack, or four machines under a standard trading floor desk. This innovative design corroborates why the C Series was named among "The Best Products of the Year 2011" and maintains an editor's rating of "Excellent" by PC Magazine.

Best PC The Best Products of the Year 2011 - Best Business Workstation - ThinkStation C20

The C30 comes preloaded with Windows 8 Professional and supports up to two Intel® Xeon® E5 2600 series processors, with Turbo Boost Technologyy, up to 256GB of Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory @ 1600MHz, and up to an 800W (90%efficient) power supply for high-performance in a compact form factor. Enhanced Experience 3.0


We've partnered with NVIDIA® to deliver professional-grade workstation graphic solutions, yielding superior application performance and stability

Graphics card availability:

NVIDIA® Quadro® 400
NVIDIA Quadro 600
NVIDIA Quadro 2000
NVIDIA Quadro 4000
NVIDIA Quadro 5000
NVIDIA Quadro 6000

The ThinkStation C30 workstation is certified by multiple leading ISVs, ensuring maximum performance and reliability. The certification also includes support from ISVs if software operational issues occur. Additionally, Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory provides greater data accuracy, improves system up-time, and protects against loss of data due to memory error. And the unique thermal design of the ThinkStation workstation is engineered for maximum cool air delivery to key components, reducing the risk of hardware failure.

  • Intel® vPro™ with Active Management Technology (AMT) allows IT personnel to access, diagnose, repair, manage, and secure workstations from remote locations, saving time and reducing maintenance costs.
  • Tool-less interior enables quick and easy maintenance and upgrades of key components.
  • User-friendly design features like a recessed power button prevents potential loss due to accidental shutdown.
  • Front-access media ports with illuminated I/O icons allow you to easily connect devices to the right I/O ports, even in dark environments.

Built with 50% post-consumer content, along with an 80 PLUS® Gold-certified 90% efficient power supply, the ThinkStation C30 workstation is friendly to the planet and your bottom line. Additionally, the C30 features several environmental certifications.

Recycled Plastic Recycled Plastic Usage, featuring Post Consumer Content (PCC).
Greenguard GREENGUARD® certification, to preserve indoor air quality with low chemical and particle emissions.
Epeat Gold EPEAT® Gold certification, for lower toxic material, greenhouse gas emissions, and electricity consumption.
TCO TCO certification, indicating low noise and radiation levels, and minimal environmental impact.
80 plus gold certified 80 PLUS® Gold certified with 90% PSU efficiency.
Environmental datasheet