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This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T520 is 1,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the T520.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the T520, the Lenovo T520's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.
Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T520 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T520. The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this type and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
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802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo T520 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec. This laptop is a three USB 2.0 port notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T520 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
The Lenovo T520 is one of the narrower notebook PCs of this type and age (only 373 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average width of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the T520 is 380mm.
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
13 Reasons Against
Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap
The Lenovo T520 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T520 use two displays supported by on-board grap.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T520 have a front camera, however the Lenovo T520 does not have a front camera.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo T520 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T520 do have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Old PCI Express Slot Version
When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T520, the PCI Express slot version of the Lenovo T520 of only 2 is one of the oldest. The PCI Express slot versions of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T520 range from 2 to 3.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.
Very Small Internal Memory
The Lenovo T520 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T520. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the T520 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the T520, the Lenovo T520 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
Laptops of this age and type have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the Lenovo T520's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have assessed the discrete graphics adapter memory of, the Lenovo T520's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T520 is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.
Quite Slow Processor Front Side Bus
The slowest processor front side bus of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the T520 is 400MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average processor front side bus is 1,400MHz. With a processor front side bus of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a quite slow processor front side bus compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo T520 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T520 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.
Only 4.1GB Internal Memory Size
This portable PC has a 4.1GB internal memory size, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T520
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T520.
Intel Core I7-2xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo T520 has an Intel Core i7-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.
Released Over Five Years Ago
This Lenovo portable PC was released over five years ago.
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Average Screen Size
The Lenovo T520 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the T520.
If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the MSI GS70 (17").
The Lenovo T520 has a pretty standard weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo T520 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the T520.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Intel QM67 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Type
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 2048
2 x 2
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Size
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 3000
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA NVS 4200M
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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