Pros

  • Includes unique, useful pro content-creation tools
  • Easily powers the most demanding software

Cons

  • Speaker quality falls short of meeting pro demands
  • Second screen lacks the quality of the main display

At A Glance

Aimed at content creators and engineers, this portable Goliath could replace desktop workstations, letting pros stay productive anywhere.

Manufacturer’s Description

Plow through computationally and graphics-intensive applications with ThinkPad W Series laptops. Lightning-fast processors, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology and the rock-solid reliability you'd expect from Lenovo's ultimate mobile workstation.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 25414JU
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 2 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
DVI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 5
VGA Yes
DisplayPort Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WUXGA
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1200
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model Quadro FX 2800M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 25414JU
UPC Code 884942818592
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name ThinkPad W700ds 25414JU Mobile Workstation
Marketing Information

Plow through computationally and graphics-intensive applications with ThinkPad W Series laptops. Lightning-fast processors, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology and the rock-solid reliability you'd expect from Lenovo's ultimate mobile workstation.

Product Model 25414JU
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series W700ds
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad W700ds 25414JU Mobile Workstation
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.1"
Width 16.1"
Depth 12.2"
Weight (Approximate) 182.88 oz
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Finger Print Reader Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core 2 Extreme
Processor Model i7-920XM
Processor Speed 2 GHz
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Cache 8 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad, Trackpoint
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/34

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 123.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:10   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 277.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 178.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 351.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 191.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 180.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 180.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 177.92   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 133.39   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 115.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 114.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 108.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 321.0