Lenovo W520 review

A powerful, feature-rich business machine with a Full-HD screen

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA, Intel
Graphics Controller Model
Quadro 1000M, HD 3000
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Dedicated
Maximum Battery Run Time
10.80 Hour
Finger Print Reader
Yes
GPS
Yes
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
DisplayPort
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
UMTS, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA
Product Family
ThinkPad W520
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Cellular Network Supported
WCDMA
Processor Model
i7-2630QM
Operating System
Windows 7 Professional
Brand Name
Lenovo
Processor Speed
2 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
9-cell
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.61 kg
Cache
6 MB
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
EPEAT Gold, ENERGY STAR, RoHS
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
QM67 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
4
Optical Media Supported
DVD±R/±RW
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 2 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
WWAN Supported
Yes
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 3.0
vPro Technology
Yes
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height
35.6 mm
Width
372.8 mm
Depth
245.1 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
W520
Manufacturer
Lenovo Group Limited
Product Model
42844DG
Product Name
ThinkPad W520 42844DG Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad, Trackpoint
Product Line
ThinkPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NY54DUK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.lenovo.com/uk/en/
Marketing Information

Our most powerful laptop yet, and still under 6 lbs! Plow through graphics-intensive applications with lightning-fast processors, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology, and the rock-solid reliability you'd expect from Lenovo's ultimate mobile workstation.

Maximum Memory
16 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad W520 42844DG Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
3 Year
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