Pros

  • 8GB of memory
  • Very good productivity benchmark scores
  • Great keyboard

Cons

  • Weak integrated graphics
  • Display recessed deep behind bezel

At A Glance

Lenovo's C540 Touch isn't the sexiest all-in-one we've seen, but it is an exceptional value at just $719 (as of 8/30/13)

Manufacturer’s Description

Sleek, responsive, and space-saving, the 23' C540 Touch all-in-one puts an attractive new face on affordable home computing. And touchscreen technology lets you enjoy cutting-edge interaction with your PC.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Core i3-3240
Processor speed 340.0 MHz
Number of Cores 2.0
Display
Display size 23.0 inches
Included monitor All-in-One
Touchscreen Multitouch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD 2500
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Drive 1 size 1000.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 1 speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 2.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 8.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 23.12 inches
Depth 4.21 inches
Height 18.85 inches
Weight 18.9 pounds
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive|
Storage Media
Memory stick Yes
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
Case
Chassis style All-in-One

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory All in One
Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 129.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 20.5   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 1245.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 2766.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 2124.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 114.3   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 217.6   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 176.5   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 191.0   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 227.6   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 6.7   Watt hours
Idle power usage 33.2   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 23984.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 136.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 2627.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 300.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 32.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 0.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 14.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.1   Frames per second (higher is better)