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Lenovo ThinkStation P500 Tower Workstation Review

By: William Harmon | Servers in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jan 29, 2015 3:12 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: Lenovo

Geekbench

 

Geekbench 3 is a processor benchmark that uses single-core and multi-core performance, simulating real-world scenarios.

 

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In Geekbench, we see strong scores in both single and multi-threaded scores. This shows the P500 is a well-rounded system with a powerful processor.

 

 

Passmark

 

PassMark performance test runs 32 tests, including CPU, 2D & 3D graphics, disk, and memory tests, to come up with an overall system ranking that allows you to determine how fast your computer is in comparison with other systems.

 

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This is an impressive score with PassMark 8, which is just shy of some higher-end systems. It shows there is plenty of processing power in the P500.

 

 

PCMark8

 

PCMark 8 is the latest version in the series of PC benchmarking tools by Futuremark; it is fully compatible with Windows 8, and can be run under Windows 7.

 

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Again, we see very strong results in PCMark 8, which runs a test on the complete system. This score is just below a system running an Intel Xeon Processor E5-2650 v2 with a score of 3994. This is four cores/eight threads, and K4200.

 

 

SPECwpc

 

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Again, we see impressive results with SPECwpc. Some of these tests rely on storage devices to load files; the use of a SSD would boost these scores.

 

 

Sony Vegas Pro 13

 

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Here we see what the K4200 can do in video work. These are very nice scores at about half the time used on our W540 review.

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