WE_ThinkPad W520 DataSheet

Lenovo® recommends Windows® 7 Professional.
THINKPAD
W520 notebook
The Lenovo® ThinkPad® W520 notebook
POWER AND RELIABILITY OF A WORKSTATION, QUALITY OF A THINKPAD
As one of the fastest and lightest mobile workstations in the industry,
the 15" ThinkPad W520 offers users extraordinary performance starting
with second generation Intel® Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 processors
and up to the Core™ i7 quad core™ extreme processors. This is
accompanied by phenomenal graphics powered by the NVIDIA® Fermi
architecture based Quadro® graphics cards, with an amazing 2GB of
dedicated graphics memory, up to 32GB DDR3 RAM and a choice of
HD, HD+ or FHD panels.
Certified by multiple ISVs, the ThinkPad W520 provides the reliability,
performance and features required by power users to handle
specialized and graphically intensive applications with ease. Lenovo
Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 further enhances the usability
and performance with industry’s best boot up times. This processing
TOP REASONS TO OWN
• High performance with Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core™ Extreme Processors
• ISV Certifications including DSS CATIA, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor,
AutoCAD, Adobe® and Maya
• Extreme graphics with NIVIDIA® Quadro® 1000M / NIVIDIA® Quadro® 2000M
with Optimus™ technology
• Optional Integrated Color Calibrator, an Industry first
• Milspec tested for ruggedness
power is complemented by the W520’s innovative features such as
the optional Integrated Color Calibrator, the Lenovo Instant Resume
mode, Turbo boost and HD low light sensitive web camera. The
battery life of the ThinkPad W520 is further enhanced by the NVIDIA®
Optimus™ technology, which automatically balances power usage and
visual performance. As an added benefit, users of the ThinkPad W520
running Genuine Windows® 7 and NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology will
be able to run up to two external displays in addition to the W520’s
main display for a total of three displays.
The ThinkPad W520 redefines the standards of notebook performance
with unprecedented computing power. Whether you need ISV certified
reliability, extreme performance and response times, true colors or
simply an amazing combination of performance and battery life in a
mobile workstation, the ThinkPad W520 has been engineered to meet
your need.
LENOVO ENHANCED EXPERIENCE 2.0 FOR WINDOWS® 7.
Faster and optimized for business.
Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 uses RapidBoot technology to start your
PC on average 20 seconds faster than a typical Windows® 7 computer*. And with superior
web conferencing and robust security features, you’ll benefit from increased productivity
at the office. Find out more at www.lenovo.com/win7ee
*Compares averaged data from Lenovo EE 2.0 PCs with averaged data from 42 competitor products of similar configuration.
Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in November 2010, using the independent Microsoft VTS tool to measure start-up,
shutdown, resume and other Windows® 7 performance measurements. Data from competitor and Lenovo PCs were averaged and
compared to calculate the claims used. Performance will vary by model and configuration.
Lenovo® recommends Windows® 7 Professional.
THINKPAD
W520 notebook
Workstation-class Performance
Faster, Smarter Processing Technology
The ThinkPad W520 is the fastest 15" Thinkpad ever, showcasing
workstation-class performance through:
From rendering highly complex graphics to running computationally
intensive applications, the ThinkPad W520 with Intel’s second
generation Core™ processors is the best choice for you to be as
productive as possible:
®
• Extraordinary computing power with Intel® Core™ i7
extreme processors
• Fastest Windows® 7 boot with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0
and Lenovo Rapid Drive
• NVIDIA® Fermi architecture based Quadro® 1000M or
Quadro® 2000M with 2GB VRAM
• An ISV Certified Notebook
• Faster wireless transfer with improved WWAN antenna performance
• 10x faster data transfer through SuperSpeed USB 3.02
• Meets Military Specification for use in extreme conditions
Outstanding VOIP Experience
The ThinkPad W520 notebooks are optimized for communication
through VOIP, with a rich, enhanced experience from features
such as:
• Up to 20% CPU performance gains, allowing you to work faster
and achieve more in shorter timeframes
• Intel® Hyper-Threading technology, for more open windows®, more
running applications and more efficient multitasking
• Get the best CAD and DCC performance with the new
NVIDIA® Quadro® 1000M or 2000M with 2GB VRAM GPUs
The Right Tools for Power Users
The ThinkPad W520 is designed for professionals who need superior
processing power and a host of features to meet their business
needs. The ThinkPad W520 includes:
• Full duplex voice transmission support on Internet phone calls
• New conference call microphone mode
• Private Internet call mode with noise cancelling dual
array microphones
• Talk and type keyboard noise reduction technology
• Optional RAID 0, 1 Hard Drives for greater storage capacity
or critical data backup
• USB 3.0 ports for 10x faster data transfer and 50% more power
for connected devices
• NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology for greatly improved battery life
and mobility
• Optional Built-in color calibrator for accurate color and color workflow
ThinkPlus® Support
ThinkPlus Protection
Lenovo’s award winning Warranty Service and Support optimize
productivity and end-user satisfaction by helping you concentrate more on your business objectives.
• ThinkPlus Priority Support*
Saves time, reduces costs and maximizes productivity, by providing
you with faster, 24x7, direct access to advanced-level skilled
technicians for hardware and software issues (phone based).
• ThinkPlus Warranty Upgrades
Maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient and fast repair services at your place of business up to 5 years of on-site service with next business day response.
• ThinkPlus Warranty Extensions
Help accurately budget for PC expense, protects your investment and
lowers the overall TCO with a fixed-term, fixed-cost service solution.
Prolonge the standard warranty support from 3 years to 4- or 5-year
service.
Lenovo’s Protection Services help you avoid unbudgeted repair costs,
secure your data, save money and achieve peace of mind.
• ThinkPad® Protection (TPP)
Provides convinient coverage for unexpected damage, unintentional
drops and minor spills, thereby helping you eliminate unplanned repair
costs.
• Hard Disk Drive Retention
Allows you to retain the hard drive, should it happen to fail, thus
helping you protect your valuable data.
* ThinkPlus Priority Support Availability
Limited to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France (excl. DOM/TOM and all other overseas Territories and
Dependencies), Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and
UK (mainland only).
Lenovo® recommends Windows® 7 Professional.
THINKPAD
W520 notebook
The Lenovo® ThinkPad® W520 Notebook Specifications
Description
W520
Chipset/CPU
Intel® Core™ i7-2920XM (2.50GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 55W)
Intel® Core™ i7-2820QM (2.30GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM (2.20GHz, 6MB L3, 1600MHz FSB, 45W)
Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM (2.00GHz, 6MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)3
Intel® Core™ i7-2620M (2.70GHz, 4MB L3, 1333MHz FSB, 35W)
Intel® Core™ i5-2540M (2.60GHz, 3MB L3, 1333MHz FSB, 35W)
Intel® Core™ i5-2520M (2.50GHz, 3MB L3, 1333MHz FSB, 35W)
Preloaded OS (Operating System)
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64-bit
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic 32-bit *
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 32-bit*
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit*
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit*
Display
HD, HD+, FHD 15.6 inch, 16:9, LED
Memory
Up to 32GB DDR3 (4 slots)
Weight
5.95lbs (2.7kg) starting weight with optical drive
Form Factor
14.68in x 9.65in x 1.26in  1.41in
372.8mm x 245.1mm x 31.8  35.6mm
I/O (Input/Output) Ports
2 USB 3.0 ports
1 USB/eSATA
1 Powered USB
Optical Drive
Multiburner combo drive
Multimedia
Dual digital microphone
Graphics GPU
NVIDIA® QUADRO® 1000M 2GB VRAM with 96 CUDA CORES
NVIDIA® QUADRO® 2000M 2GB VRAM with 192 CUDA CORES
Slots
34mm ExpressCard and mmC
Smart Card Reader (optional)
Internal PCIe Slots
1 full, 2 half
Wifi
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N
WLAN
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (Puma Peak) 3x3 AGN (performance)
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 (Taylor Peak) 2x2 AGN (performance)
WWAN
Gobi™ 3000 Sierra Wireless EV-DO/HSPA WWAN Minicard*
Ericsson HSPA + WWAN Minicard (F5521gw)
HDD
160GB (7200RPM SATA)1
250GB (5400RPM SATA)
250GB HDD 7200 RPM FDE1
320GB (5400/7200RPM SATA)
500GB (7200RPM SATA)
SSD
80GB Intel® Micro SSD
128GB SSD
160GB SSD
Webcam
720p HD
Battery Life
Up to 10.7 Hours with 9 Cell Battery,Dual Core i5-2520M, 128GB SSD Drive, Quadro 1000M Graphics
Up to 8.9 Hours with 9 Cell Battery, Quad Core i7-2820QM 500GB 7200RPM Drive, Quadro 2000M Graphics
Warranty
Parts coverage (1 year, 2 year, 3 year models available), 1 year battery
5
* Available via Special Bid only
1 Special Bid only
2 80GB mSATA SSD is in addition to other Hard Drives and fits in the WWAN slot. As a result, it is not available with WWAN
3 Availability of components may differ in select markets
4 Please check with your local sales representative for availability in your country
5 All Battery Life Data Based On Mobile Mark 2007 Benchmark
THINKPAD
W520 notebook
Lenovo® recommends Windows® 7 Professional.
The Lenovo® ThinkPad® W520 Software
Pre-loaded Applications
Ready to install
• ThinkVantage® Rescue & Recovery® 4.3
• ThinkVantage Password Manager 4.0
• ThinkVantage Access Connections™
• ThinkVantage SimpleTap 2.0
• Microsoft® Office Starter 2010
• Norton® Internet® Security (30-day trial)
• Skype™ Application 4.2
• ThinkVantage Product Recovery 9.0
• ThinkVantage Toolbox v1.4
• ThinkVantage Tools v2.0
• ThinkVantage Utilities 1.0
• ThinkVantage System Update 4.0
• Microsoft® Live Essentials
• Corel DVD Movie Factory
• Corel Burn Now
• Intervideo WinDVD
ISV certifications:
Autodesk®
Autodesk®
Dassault
Dassault
PTC
PTC
Siemens
Siemens
Siemens
Autodesk®
Autodesk®
Autodesk®
Softimage
Adobe®
Adobe®
ESRI
Inventor
AutoCad
V5 R19
Solid works
Pro/E Wildfire 4.0
CoCreate Modeling
NX5
SolidEdge
IDEAS 5
Maya
3dS Max
Alias Studio
XSI
Production Premium
After Effects
ArcGIS
Notebook Options
ThinkPad 170 AC Adapter
(41R44xx)
ThinkPad Business Topload (43R2476)
ThinkPad Business Backpack (43R2482)
ThinkPad Battery 55+ 6-cell (57Y4185)
ThinkPad Battery 55++ 8-cell (57Y4186)
ThinkPad Battery 27++ 9-cell slice (57Y4545)
Kensington MicroSaver Cable Lock
from Lenovo (73P2582)
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ThinkPad Bluetooth® Laser
Mouse (41U5008)
ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (0A902xx)
ThinkPad In-Ear
Headphones (57Y4488)
1GB PC3-10600 (55Y3709)
2GB PC3-10600 (55Y3710)
4GB PC3-10600 (55Y3711)
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