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Lenovo ThinkPad W520 Intel Core i5-2540M 2.60GHz Notebook - 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB SATA HDD, 15.6" HD+ LED Backlight Display, DVD±RW, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, WWAN Upgradeable (428425U)

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Lenovo ThinkPad W520 Intel Core i5-2540M 2.60GHz Notebook - 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB SATA HDD, 15.6" HD+ LED Backlight Display, DVD±RW, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, WWAN Upgradeable

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Intel Core i5-2540M 2.60GHz, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB SATA HDD, 15.6" HD+ LED Backlight Display, DVD±RW, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, WWAN Upgradeable, Modem, 4-in-1 Card Reader, 720p Camera, 9-Cell Li-Ion, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
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  • Manufacturer Part #: 428425U 
  • UPC: 0011693926331 
  • Platform: PC 


The Lenovo ThinkPad W520 NotebookPower 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 industrys best boot up times. This processing power is complemented by the W520s 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 W520s 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.

Top Reasons To Own

• High performance with Intel Core i5 and 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

Workstation-Class Performance
The ThinkPad W520 is the fastest 15" Thinkpad ever, showcasing workstation-class performance through:

• Extraordinary computing power with Intel Core i5 and 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 Certifi ed 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:

• 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

Faster, Smarter Processing Technology
From rendering highly complex graphics to running computationally intensive applications, the ThinkPad W520 with Intels second generation Core processors is the best choice for you to be as productive as possible:

• 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:

• 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

Technical Specs

General
System Type Notebook
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition
Processor / Chipset
CPU Intel Core i5 (2nd Gen) 2540M / 2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.3 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L3 - 3 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Chipset Mobile Intel QM67 Express
Platform Technology Intel vPro Technology
Features Hyper-Threading Technology, integrated memory controller, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Memory
RAM 4 GB ( 2 x 2 GB )
Max RAM Supported 16 GB
Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Speed 1333 MHz / PC3-10600
Form Factor SO DIMM 204-pin
Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 0
Storage
Hard Drive 320 GB HDD / 7200 rpm
Interface Serial ATA-300
Optical Drive DVD-Writer - removable
Display
Type 15.6"
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Resolution 1600 x 900 ( HD+ )
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Features Anti-glare, 60% color gamut
Audio & Video
Graphics Processor PCI Express x16 - NVIDIA Quadro 1000M / Intel HD Graphics 3000 - 2 GB
Video System Features NVIDIA Optimus
Camera Integrated webcam
Resolution 0.92 Megapixel
Capture Resolutions 1280 x 720
Sound Stereo speakers , stereo microphone
Codec CX20672
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio
Input
Type Keyboard, TrackPoint, UltraNav
Features Spill-resistant, multi-touch touchpad
Communications
Wireless 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0
Wireless Controller Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless Broadband (WWAN)
Generation 3G upgradable
Modem
Protocols & Specifications ITU V.90
Max Transfer Rate 56 Kbps
Features V.92 upgradable
Battery
Technology 9-cell lithium ion
Installed Qty 1
Max Supported Qty 2
Run Time Up to 10.8 hours
AC Adapter
Input AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
Output 170 Watt
Connections & Expansion
Expansion Bays 1 x Ultrabay Enhanced
Slots 1 x ExpressCard/34 ( 1 free )
Interfaces LAN ¦ Headphone/microphone combo jack ¦ Modem ¦ DisplayPort ¦ 4-pin FireWire ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ PoweredUSB 2.0 ¦ VGA ¦ USB 2.0/eSATA
Memory Card Reader 4 in 1 ( SD Card, MultiMediaCard, SDHC Card, SDXC Card )
Software
Software Included ThinkVantage Access Connections, ThinkVantage Power Manager, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, Adobe Reader, Skype, ThinkVantage System Update, Windows Live Essentials, ThinkVantage Toolbox, Corel WinDVD, Corel DVD MovieFactory Lenovo Edition, Corel Burn.Now Lenovo Edition, Norton Internet Security 2011 (30 days subscription)
Microsoft Office Preloaded Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.
Miscellaneous
Integrated Options ThinkLight
Security Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) Security Chip
Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, hard drive password, power-on password, ThinkVantage Active Protection System, ThinkPad Roll Cage, Intel Active Management Technology (iAMT)
Compliant Standards RoHS
Localization English
Manufacturer Selling Program Global Models Plus
Dimensions & Weight
Width 14.7 in
Depth 9.6 in
Height 1.4 in
Weight 5.7 lbs
Environmental Standards
EPEAT Compliant EPEAT Gold
ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support 3 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - parts and labor - 3 years - on-site - availability: 9 hours a day / Monday-Friday ¦ Limited warranty - battery - 1 year
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