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Lenovo ThinkPad Z61p

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Z61pNotebook: Lenovo ThinkPad Z61p
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7200
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility FireGL V5200 256 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 30%, performance: 85%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Z61p

85% IBM / Lenovo ThinkPad Z61p
Source: Hot Hardware English
In the end, is the Z61p worth the premium you pay for the performance you get? The answer to that clearly lies in what the system would be used for. If you are strictly looking for a gaming system, then it is recommended you look elsewhere. However, if you are looking for a well balanced system that does not necessarily excel in any one area but provides above average performance in all areas, is solidly built, comes with excellent security and software bundle, and has one of the best reputations in the industry for quality and support, then look no further than the Z61p.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten

8.5 von 10, Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/13/2006
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Leistungsstarker Alleskönner fürs Business
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2007
Rating: price: 30% performance: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility FireGL V5200: The ATI Mobility FireGL V5200 is a professional graphics card for CAD and 3D applications based on ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 core.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7200: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.9 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


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 %

Lenovo reviews


85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)