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Lenovo ThinkPad L520 Series

Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-5SGProcessor: Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg, 2.604kg
Price: 800, 900 euro
Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 75%, features: 66%, display: 60%
mobility: 61%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 87%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GENotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.604kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 76.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

86% Review Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE Notebook | Notebookcheck
ThinkPad-Discounter. A real ThinkPad available for less than 600 Euros? Lenovo's low-cost ThinkPad L520 makes it possible. Included are good input devices and a Docking Port. Perfect business style in a casual black?
86% Test Lenovo ThinkPad L520 NWB53GE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 72% display: 73% mobility: 81% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 96%
67% Обзор ноутбука Lenovo ThinkPad L520
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 53% display: 54% mobility: 43% emissions: 68%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-52G

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-52GNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-52G
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo ThinkPad L520
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2011
Rating: performance: 90% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%

 

Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-5SG

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-5SGNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad L520-7859-5SG
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo ThinkPad L520
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%

 

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Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

2.604 kg:


79.67%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)