Pros

  • Auto color calibration for workstation graphics
  • Excellent CPU performance for a laptop

Cons

  • Touch interface is wonky and difficult to use
  • Surprisingly poor 3D performance

At A Glance

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

ThinkPad W510 Mobile Workstation offers lightning-fast Intel processor technology, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology features and the durability and rock-solid reliability you expect from Lenovo - making this workstation the ultimate mobile workstation.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 43192NU
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 43192NU
UPC Code 884942729850
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name ThinkPad W510 Mobile Workstation
Marketing Information ThinkPad W510 Mobile Workstation offers lightning-fast Intel processor technology, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology features and the durability and rock-solid reliability you expect from Lenovo - making this workstation the ultimate mobile workstation.
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line ThinkPad
Product Series W510
Memory
Standard Memory 2 GB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • ThinkPad W510 Mobile Workstation
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Bluetooth Yes
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 96.16 oz
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i7
Processor Model i7-720QM
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Cache 6 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture 32-bit

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 118.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:47   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 265.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 177.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 366.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 322.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 246.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 117.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 93.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 70.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 98.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 79.45   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 58.92   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 327.0

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