Lenovo ThinkPad W520

  • Lenovo ThinkPad W520
82
Based on 13 scores, 18 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Exceptional Performance.
  • Superb Display With Color Calibration.
  • Very Long Running Times.

Cons:

  • Expensive With Upgraded Features.
  • Very Large Power Adapter.

Expert reviews and ratings

By itreviews.com on 80

It doesn't come cheap, and the Lenovo ThinkPad W520 is really designed for graphics professionals and others who need a powerful portable with a super high-resolution screen. If you need these things, this is a superb computer....

By StorageReview on -

For a road-warrior who demands a lot of performance in a mobile package, the Lenovo ThinkPad W520 won't let you down. Packed with a quad-core Intel Core-series processor that comes standard and paired with either a NVIDIA Quadro 1000M or 2000M...

By ZDNet UK on 80

Lenovo's ThinkPad W520 is a fast 15.6in. notebook with a high-quality display whose limited portability isn't helped by a brick-like AC adapter. If you do take the W520 on the road, then its battery performance ought to be adequate. The superb...

By TechRadar on 80

Lenovo has built itself a strong corner in the business laptop market with its popular ThinkPad range. The ThinkPad W520 is a highly powerful business machine crammed with features, and is perfect for mobile professionals that use resource-hungry...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The ThinkPad W520 isn't a typical laptop. It should only be considered if you're a professional in need of a strongly-built and well-performing laptop that can help you get your work done efficiently. It's not perfect, but it has stacks of...

By NotebookCheck on 88

With the new ThinkPad W520, Lenovo has brought to the market a truly powerful mobile workstation that can effortlessly perform broad variety of tasks. The weight of the model we reviewed came to 2.7 kg including the 94 Wh Akku— hardly more than...

By About.com on 80

Apr 29 2011 - For anyone that needs a serious laptop with lots of performance for workstation class work on the go, there is no question that the Lenovo ThinkPad W520 is one of the best options on the market. It offers some superb performance thanks...

By Notebook Review on 80

The Lenovo ThinkPad W520 workstation most definitely lives up to its ThinkPad name and workstation standards. It provides great all-over performance with its quad-core i7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro 2000M graphics, and 8GB DDR3 RAM. The 95% color gamut FHD...

By CRN on -

Tablets won't be replacing all notebooks any time soon, at least as long as companies keep producing notebooks like Lenovo's ThinkPad W520. The W520 is one of a new breed of performance-workstation notebooks, and arrived at the CRN Test Center...

By LaptopMag on 70

The ThinkPad W520 provides really strong workstation-level performance in a portable 6.2-pound package with amazing battery life, a gorgeous screen, and the industry's best keyboard. However, the $2,969 configuration we reviewed is pretty pricey for...

By eWeek on -

The Lenovo W520 mobile workstation packs nearly twice the compute and memory power into a physical case that retains the characteristics of the previous-generation 15.6-inch W510. However, the W520 is nearly 1 pound lighter. The W520 now comes with a...

International Review By tweakers.net on 80

Ik ben tevreden met de Lenovo hij werkt altijd stabiel (tot nu toe) en is erg snel. Jammer genoeg zit er wel een beetje CPU whine op, dat wil zeggen dat je een rare hoge pieptoon hoort. Dit is alleen het geval op accu stroom, maar is te regelen met...

International Review By Notebookjournal on 90

Ein Bolide für den Arbeitsalltag. Das Lenovo ThinkPad W520 wird dem Werbebegriff von der mobilen Workstation vollständig gerecht. Ganz gleich auf welches Parameter auch geschaut wird, das Notebook ist ein idealer Begleiter im beruflichen, aber...

International Review By Datatid on 90

Deres helt nye W520 har tilnavnet Workstation, og den er præcist det. Nemlig en bærbar arbejdscomputer som fås i mange varianter – herunder både med Core i5 og i7 processorer. De leveres med Windows 7 Home Premium, men kan...

International Review By IDG.no on 83

For kravstore brukere kan Lenovo Thinkpad T520 eller W520 være et utmerket valg. Det kan være litt å sette seg inn i for å finne konfigurasjonen som passer best for sine behov – og budsjett. Full HD-skjerm tror vi også det...

International Review By pc.zoznam.sk on -

Na recenzovanie mobilnej pracovnej stanice Lenovo ThinkPad W520 som sa vyslovene tešil a to z viacerých dôvodov. Jedným z nich bola samotná konfigurácia, ktorá je v rámci aktuálnej mobilnej 15.6" platformy...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on 87

Das Lenovo ThinkPad W520 ist ein Notebook im 15,6-Zoll-Format, das professionellen Nutzern sowohl eine große Mobilität als auch eine beeindruckende Performance bieten soll. Es ist in rund zwei Dutzend verschiedenen Ausstattungsvarianten...

International Review By Betabuzz on -

Das Lenovo ThinkPad W520 ist ein Business-Notebooks für absolute Profis: Hervorragend verarbeitet, leistungsstark und mit einem gewohnt klassischen Erscheinungsbild erfüllt das Modell fast jeden Wunsch. Leider spiegelt sich das Ganze aber auch...