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




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 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.




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.





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.




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.







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




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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