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Lenovo announces ThinkStation P520, P520c, and ThinkPad P52s at Autodesk University in Las Vegas

Today at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Lenovo announced the ThinkStation P520, P520c, and the ThinkPad P52s. Focused on ultimate scalability within the range, the ThinkStation P520 and compact P520c tower workstations feature intense speeds up to 4.5 GHz, and 18 cores for massive computing power. The ThinkPad P52s, meanwhile, is Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest quad-core mobile workstation offering ever. Available at the end of January with pricing varying by region, here’s what you need to know about the new units.

ThinkPad P52s:

  • 8th Generation Intel Core i5/i7 Processor
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Battery: 4-Cell Front (32WHr)/ 3-Cell Rear (24WHr)/ 6-Cell Rear (48WHr)/ 6-Cell Rear (72WHr)
  • NVIDIA Quadro P500 Graphics
  • IR Camera/Touch Fingerprint Reader/ThinkShutter option
  • Up to 2TB HDD or 1TB SSD
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • 4GB/8GB/16GB Memory DIMM
  • Integrated 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
  • Display: FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250nits or FHD Touch (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250nits or 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, 300nits
  • (2) USB 3.0, 1 Always-on Charging (1) USB-C (1) Intel Thunderbolt™ 3 (1) HDMI 1.4 (1) RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet (1) Side Docking Connector (1) Mic/Headphone Combo Jack (1) Smart Card Reader

ThinkPad P52s:

ThinkStation P520:

  • Intel Xeon W Series Processor (Up to 18 cores, Up to 4.5GHz)
  • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations/ Ubuntu Linux (pre-load)/ Redhat Linux (certified)
  • Up to 2x NVIDIA Quadro P6000
  • Up to 256GB DDR4 RAM 2666 MHz, 8 DIMM Slots
  • 8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB RDIMM
  • 3.5” SATA 7200 RPM Up to 6TB/ 2.5” SATA SSD Up to 2TB/ 2.5” SAS HDD Up to 600GB/ M.2 PCIe SSD Up to 1TB
  • 0, 1, 5, 10 RAID
  • 690W Power Supply 92% efficient/ 900W 92% efficient
  • Intel C422 Chipset
  • Front Ports: (4) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A) (1) Mic / Headphone Combo Jack (1) Thunderbolt 3 (Type C)
  • Rear Ports: (4) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A) (2) USB 2.0 (2) PS/2 (1) Gigabit Ethernet (1) Audio Line-In (1) Audio Line-Out (1) Microphone-In (1) eSATA2 3 (1) Firewire2 3
  • Removable Storage: (1) 15-in-1 Media Card Reader5 (1) 9.0mm Slim ODD2 (1) Front Accesible Drive Tray
  • Expansion Slots: (2) PCIe x16 Gen 3 (1) PCIe x8 Gen 3 (2) PCIe x4 Gen 3 (1) PCI

ThinkStation P520:

ThinkStation P520c:

  • Intel Xeon W Series Processor (Up to 18 cores, Up to 4.5GHz)
  • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations/ Ubuntu Linux (pre-load) /Redhat Linux (certified)
  • Up to NVIDIA Quadro P5000
  • Up to 128GB DDR4, 2666MHz, 4 DIMM Slots
  • 8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB RDIMM
  • Up to 6 total drives Max 3.5” = 4 (16TB) Max 2.5” = 4 (8TB) Max M.2 = 2 (2TB)
  • 3.5” SATA 7200RPM Up to 4TB/ 2.5” SATA SSD Up to 2TB/ 2.5” SAS HDD Up to 600GB/ M.2 PCIe SSD Up to 1TB
  • 0, 1, 5, 10 RAID
  • 500W Power supply 92% efficient
  • Intel C422 Chipset
  • Front Ports: (2) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A) (1) Microphone (1) Headphone (1) Intel Thunderbolt 3
  • Rear Ports: (4) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A) (2) USB 2.0 (2) PS/2 (1) Gigabit Ethernet (1) Audio Line-In (1) Audio Line-Out (1) Microphone-In (1) eSATA2 (1) Firewire
  • Removable Storage: (1) 9-in-1 Media Card Reader2 (1) 15-in-1 Media Card Reader2 (1) 9.0mm Slim ODD2 (1) Front Accesible Drive Tray
  • Expansion Slots: (2) PCIe x16 Gen 3 (1) PCIe x8 Gen 3 (1) PCIe x4 Gen 3

ThinkStation P520c:

The ThinkStation P520 and P520c will likley deliver the performance, reliability and optimized acceleration that professionals expect, espcially thanks thanks to the most powerful Intel Xeon W processors, and the NVIDIA Quadro P6000 graphics. Finally, the ThinkPad P52s will also likley be a good match for any professional that constantly finds themselves on the go with the need for raw CPU and GPU processing power.

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Are you planning on buying these units?