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Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG

Specifications

Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG
Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG (Thinkpad T Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-620M 2 x 2.7 - 3.3 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA NVS 3100M - 512 MB VRAM, Core: 606 MHz, Memory: 790 MHz, DDR3, nvlddmkm 8.16.11.8825 (ForceWare 188.25) / Win 7 64
Memory
4 GB 
, DDR3 PC3-8500F (533 MHz)
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixel, LEN40B1, LP156WD1-TLB2, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel QM57 Express Chipset
Storage
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9320423AS, 320 GB 
, 7200 rpm
Soundcard
Conexant Cx20585
Connections
1 Express Card 34mm, 4 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Combo audio socket, Card Reader: 5-in-1, USB/eSATA combo
Networking
Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN (a/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 2.1
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT30N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 40 x 373 x 279 ( = 1.57 x 14.69 x 10.98 in)
Battery
94 Wh Lithium-Ion, 9 cell, 11.1 V, 8.4 Ah
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 2.0 MP
Additional features
Quick guide, troubleshooting, ThinkVantage Tools, Lenovo Online Data Backup, Burn.Now Lenovo Edition, InterVideo WinDVD, Corel Movie Factory 7, MS Office 2007 Trial, MS Research AutoCollage Touch 2009, MS SQL-Server 2005, 36 Months Warranty, eSATA + 1xUSB-2.0 sind als Kombi-Port realisiert; ein powered USB-2.0-Port
Weight
2.81 kg ( = 99.12 oz / 6.19 pounds), Power Supply: 450 g ( = 15.87 oz / 0.99 pounds)
Price
1800 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 81%, features: 82%, display: 83% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 83%

Reviews for the Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG

85% Review Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG Notebook | Notebookcheck
The Thinkpad's 15 incher Arrandale Upgrade. Following the T410, the bigger T510 now faces our test course. Now Lenovo has also updated its 15 inch T-range classic with cutting-edge technology with the Arrandale CPUs. Our prototype additionally starts with a discrete Nvidia NVS 3100 graphic card and a 4 GB DDR3 RAM. Read here if the latest model can take it up with its forerunner's success.
Review: Lenovo Thinkpad T510
Source: ITNews Australia English Archive.org version
It doesn’t quite have the serious portability of something like the Vostro 130 or Portege R700, but for all-round hard-core business appeal, the ThinkPad T510 just can’t be matched.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/28/2011

Foreign Reviews

86% Test Lenovo Thinkpad T510 - 4349-4JG Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 86% display: 85% mobility: 84% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 83%

Comment

NVIDIA NVS 3100M: Business graphics card that is based on the GT218 core (e.g. GeForce 305 / 310M) but with drivers that are optimized for stability and compatibility in business applications).

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 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.  


620M:

The Core i7-620M is the fastest Dual-Core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction in Q1 2010). The 620M clocks betwenn 2.66 and 3.33 GHz due to the Turbo Mode and because of Hyperthreading, 4 threads are executed simultaneously. In the package, Intel also included a second die with an integrated GPU (GMA HD) and a memory controller. Therefore, the TDP of 35 Watt of the whole package is still quite good.

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


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


2.81 kg:

With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.


Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


85.5%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-03- 2 (Update: 2019-04-30)