Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G

Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29GNotebook: Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G (Thinkpad W Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 820QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.76kg
Price: 2100 euro
Average Score: 90.2% - very good
Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 89%, features: 90%, display: 94% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G

87% Review Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G Notebook | Notebookcheck
Workstation in 15 inches. When searching for an efficient laptop for the business field, you'll sooner or later likely end up by Lenovo's Thinkpad W models. They have also been upgraded to state-of-the-art with the Thinkpad W510. To be precise, we'll now be looking at a W510 model with an Intel Core i7-820QM processor, an Nvidia Quadro FX 880M graphic card and a four gigabyte RAM.
Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Notebook
Source: Phoronix English
ThinkPad W510 overall is a nice notebook that is built very well and does play well with Linux for the most part.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2010
Rating: workmanship: 80%
90% Lenovo Thinkpad W510 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Overall, the Lenovo Thinkpad W510 is a compromise. Packing workstation-class components into a 15-inch class chassis results in a system with overall solid CPU performance and reasonably good graphics performance, all built into a sturdy, if somewhat heavy, chassis. The addition of features like colour calibration and USB 3.0 are a plus, but those are mitigated by other limitations, such as the lack of Blu-ray burner. It's not inexpensive, either. In the end, the Lenovo Thinkpad W510 offers an excellent alternative for workstation users on the go who are looking for overall good performance and are willing to live with its minor shortcomings.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%
Lenovo ThinkPad W510
Source: PC World English
Lenovo's 15.4-inch workstation-class laptop offers excellent an CPU and a good display, but the Windows 7 touch interface and 3D performance aren't great.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/12/2010
Rating: performance: 92% features: 90%
90% Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Lenovo ThinkPad W510 offers great performance, excellent build quality, and a beautiful 1080P multi-touch display with a 95% color gamut. The notebook offers a wide range of high-end features including four DDR3 memory slots to allow a total of 16GB of RAM, an optional Intel Core i7-920XM Extreme Edition processor, an optional multi-touch 1080P display, and an optional built-in color calibrator.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80% features: 100% ergonomy: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo ThinkPad W510
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/04/2010
Rating: performance: 90% features: 80%
89% Test Lenovo Thinkpad W510 4319-29G Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 94% mobility: 70% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 93% emissions: 80%
Lenovo ThinkPad W510
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2010
Rating: performance: 90% display: 95% workmanship: 80%
95% Đánh giá chi tiết laptop Lenovo ThinkPad W510
Source: Voz.vn VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 95%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M: Professional middle class workstation graphics card that is based on the GeForce 330M core but features lower clock rates.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


820QM:

The Core i7-820QM is a high-end quad core CPU for laptops that clocks due to the Turbo Mode from 1.73-3.06 GHz. Therefore, the processor combines the advantages of fast single core CPUs and slow quad-core CPUs. Hyperthreading allows the simultaneous use of 8 Threads in parallel. 

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 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. However 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.


2.76 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 %

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90.2%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-03-15 (Update: 2012-07-18)