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Lenovo T520 4 Core Intel Core I7-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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WITH ENHANCED FEATURES FOR BETTER, ROUND-THE-CLOCK PERFORMANCE.The ThinkPad T420 and T520 notebooks offer the best combination of thin and light mobility and top performance features a business... More
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10 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T520.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the T520. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T520 is 430MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-2xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T520 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. In addition, this notebook PC support 1, 066MHz and 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T520.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Lenovo T520 is a eight processor threads notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo T520 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the T520 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the Lenovo T520 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T520.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo T520 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo T520 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo T520 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T520 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the T520 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo T520 has a fairly old PCI Express slots version (only 2) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T520. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the T520 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T520 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T520 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo T520 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speed of the Lenovo T520 of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst laptops of a similar age and type to the T520. The average memory clock speed of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T520 is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T520 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo T520 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T520.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T520 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The Lenovo T520 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T520

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo T520 has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Medion Erazer X7821.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the HP 17 G2 (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo T520 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T520.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo T520 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T520.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo T520 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for 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.

If the storage medium of this many processor cores portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung NP905S3G (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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5 March 2012

The 15.6-inch Lenovo ThinkPad T520 is a business workhorse, offering solid performance and graphics, excellent battery life, and a great keyboard...

15 April 2011

Lenovo Thinkpad T520 As could be seen in the T420 , many things have remained untouched, apart from the performance increase that was to be awaited with the new processor generation. This is just...

11 April 2011

The Lenovo ThinkPad T520 proved itself to be worthy notebook for business-users and enthusiasts alike. Featuring the latest Sandy Bridge components, the T-series offered excellent battery life...

6 October 2012

Deze laptop is, mits voor zakelijk gebruik, zeker een aanrader. Mocht je echt meer behoefte hebben aan mobiliteit en accuduur ga dan voor de W of nog beter de X series van de thinkpad. Dit is echt... Read more…

Fast boot time
Great keyboard
High-resolution display
Extra-long battery life
Good application performance
No USB 3.0
Small touchpad
Bulky design
Vertical viewing angles
Lage schermresolutie

Zoals we al zagen bij de T420 zijn er veel dingen onveranderd gebleven, afgezien van de verbeterde prestaties door de nieuwe generatie processoren. Dit geld net zo goed voor het ontwerp en de...

21 February 2012

HDMI yuvas? ve USB 3.0 gibi yeni nesil ba?lant?lara üzerinde yer veren cihaz, di?er donan?msal özellikleri ile kullan?c?lar için iyi bir seçenek gibi görünüyor...

26 May 2012

Powoli zmierzamy do ko?ca tego wielkiego testu dwunastu laptopów przeznaczonych dla pracoholików. Ka?dego notebooka szczegó?owo opisali?my, przetestowali?my, a wi?c przyszed? czas na ostateczne...

6 February 2012

Das Lenovo ThinkPad T520 ist der große Bruder des T420 und bringt neben einer höheren Leistung nur wenige Neuigkeiten mit - doch das muss auch nicht sein, denn auch gegen die starke Konkurrenz... Read more…

26 January 2012

Lenovos aktuelles Vorzeige-Business-Notebook ThinkPad T520 (NW95JGE) gleicht seinem Vorgänger T510 äußerlich wie ein Ei dem anderen. Dennoch hat Lenovo ein paar Verbessrungen eingeführt, die... Read more…

Business-User mit prallem Portemonnaie waren ursprünglich die Zielgruppe der IBM ThinkPads. In den letzten Jahren haben sich die Preise auf dem Notebookmarkt aber stark nach unten korrigiert und...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo nw93, lenovo nw93z, lenovo i72620, lenovo nw93zu, lenovo i72620m, lenovo nw93zuk
Barcodes 00885976979495

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