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Lenovo P900 8 Core Intel Xeon E5 V3 3.2GHz 16GB 512GB SSD

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8 Intel Xeon E5 V3 3.2GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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ThinkStation P900 delivers extreme performance with the most I/O in the industry, as well as the highest storage capacity. The innovative Flex Features allow you a new level of... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most computers of a comparable age and spec to the P900 have between two and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo P900 which has eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Fast Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The Lenovo P900 has a very fast memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) (68 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec. Many processor cores desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of between 32GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 60GB/s.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The Lenovo P900 has a fairly fast memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the P900 range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated personal computer brands according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all personal computers.

Fairly High System Bus Rate

Many processor cores desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P900 have system bus rates of between 5GT/s and 9.6GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 8GT/s. The Lenovo P900 has one of the higher system bus rates (9.6 Gigatransfers per second) amongst many processor cores desktop computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo P900 has one of the faster memory clock speeds (2,133 megahertz) amongst many processor cores desktop computers of this age. The average memory clock speed of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P900 is 1,900MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo P900 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (256 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the P900 the maximum internal memorys range from 32GB to 520GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 120GB.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Lenovo P900 has a newer internal memory type than most computers that are a similar age to it. This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most many processor cores desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is in fact the best internal memory type across all computers of a similar spec and age to the P900.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is the worst internal memory type across similar types of computer.

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Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Portss

The Lenovo P900 is a two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports desktop computer. Most of the other desktop computers of this age and type have between one and two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) portss.

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Four PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slotss

The Lenovo P900 has more PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slotss than most of the computers of a comparable age and spec to the P900. This computer is a four PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots computer compared to most of the PCs that came out around the same time as the P900 which only have between two and three PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slotss.

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Three Number of 5.25" Bayss

The Lenovo P900 has more number of 5.25" bayss than most of the PCs of a similar age and spec to the P900. Most of the personal computers of this age and spec only have between one and two number of 5.25" bayss, however this Lenovo computer has three number of 5.25" bayss.

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Fairly Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

With a solid-state drive capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo P900 has one of the bigger solid-state drive capacitys amongst many processor cores desktop computers of this age. The smallest solid-state drive capacity of many processor cores desktop computers that are a similar age to the P900 is 120GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 360GB.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Lenovo P900 has a greater number of memory slots than most many processor cores desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to it. The most commonly found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this computer. The memory slotss 16x DIMM are also found on this PC.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Lenovo P900 has a greater number of placements than most desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by personal computers that are a similar age to the P900.

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2 Reasons Against

Only Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo P900 is a four USB 2.0 ports quantity computer.

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Very Heavy

The weights of computers that have been around for around the same time as the P900 range from 5kg to 30kg. With a weight of 29.9 kilograms, the Lenovo P900 is very heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores desktop computers that are a comparable age to the P900.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo P900

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the P900 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo P900 has a fairly typical processor frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo P900 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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SSD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is SSD, which is typical of many many processor cores desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo P900 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Number of QPI Links
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
RAID Levels
RAID Support
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(4)
12 May 2015

Despite this, Lenovo's design is pretty well done and kudos are deserved to the engineering and design teams around the P900 series. One of the key elements in workstation chassis design is the...

20 March 2015

After finishing the testing portion of our review, it is clear the Lenovo P900 is at the high-end of the spectrum for workstation machines...

Tweaktown.com

19 February 2015

When Lenovo introduced its latest high-performance workstation to a small group of tech reporters last July, it looked like something pretty special. After sampling the workstation, we can report... Read more…

12 March 2015

?n sau thi?t k? ??n gi?n c?a ThinkPad P900 là h? th?ng t?n nhi?t t?i ?u cho nhu c?u ho?t ??ng 24/7, bo m?ch ch? v?i c?u hình ph?n c?ng kh?ng cùng v?i kh? n?ng nâng c?p ph?n c?ng m?nh m?...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 10 November 2015 by Gonikon

I purchased two to replace my older units to use in photography, light designing and graphics. An additional $ was spent to upgrade the cpu's , graphic cards and expensive ddr4 memory. After three... Read more…

Reviewed 20 October 2015 by Garycamas39
Garycamas39 would recommend the Lenovo ThinkStation P900

PURCHASED P900 30A5000TUS, WITH A 2.3 GHZ, 10 CORE PROCESSOR, 16 GIGS, 256 GB SSD. DID NOT BUY HDDs OR VIDEO, AS ALREADY HAD THESE AVAILABLE. RECEIVED MACHINE, STARTED UP FINE ON WIN 7 PRO. ADDED... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2015 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Lenovo ThinkStation P900

This pc is packed of power! Best of all the price is wroth it!

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 30a50012, lenovo 30a50012u, lenovo 30a50012uk
Barcodes 00888965550668, 00888965550736, 00888965554161, 00889233586303, 08889655506684, 08889655507360, 08889655541616

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