Lenovo ThinkStation P720

Lenovo ThinkStation P720 Review: Everything Users Need to Know About This New, Powerful Workstation

Just this past summer in 2019, Lenovo has released a powerful, tower enabled workstation. There are two new models: the P920 and P9720. The latter features parallel-processing capability and gives users with huge storage options. Since it is a workstation, the Lenovo ThinkStation P720 comes with multiple Independent Software Vendor Certifications to ensure that the most critical applications will run efficiently and reliably on the user’s chosen hardware, enhancing user experience and providing optimal performance.

Lenovo describes this machine as being “built to last” and with “unparalleled versatility”. It features a superior modular design. With the addition of Flex Trays, it can hold up to two drives per bay. Patented “Tri-Channel Cooling” keeps each component nice and cool. It ensures that cool air is always surrounding the essential hardware components. There is also a small, redesigned air baffle feature that provides protection for high-density memory configurations. Thanks to the superior cooling technology, this Lenovo workstation uses fewer fans to stay cooler than the competition, thus allowing the machine to continue to run continuously. Users won’t have to worry about downtime.

Lenovo ThinkStation P720 Equipment

The Lenovo ThinkStation P720 can literally be equipped with tons of hardware. Consumers can order it with all of the storage, memory, and other components they need. The processor options, for instance, include up to a dual Intel Platinum / Gold / Silver / Bronze (for up to 28-cores), and up to 3.6-GHz per CPU. The OS that comes preloaded is Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. However, it is upgradeable via Microsoft to Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. Ubuntu Linux can also come preloaded, with Redhat Linux certified. For the graphics, options include NVIDIA Quadro P600 (up to) with 24GB / or NVIDIA Quadro RTX8000 with 48GB.

There is so much room for memory, with 12 DIMM slots, for a total of 384 GB RDIMM (2666-MHz DDR4). For storage, this machine can hold up to 12 drives. Additional specs include a 690-W power supply at 92% and 900-W at 92%, RAID (0 / 1 / 5 / 6 / 10), 9-in-1 media card reader as standard for removable storage, with an option for a 15-in-1 media card reader, and optional 9.5-mm Slim ODD.

All types of USB ports are included, like several USB 3.1 Gen. 1 Type-A, port for microphone, headphone, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, optional Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C. There are several expansion slots that come with the Lenovo ThinkStation P720: 3 x PCIe x16 / 1 x PCI / 1 x PCIe x4 / 1 PCIe x8. There is advanced Intel Wireless technology (N &7260 AC) ,802.11 ac (2×2) – 2.4-GHz / 5-GHz combined with Bluetooth 4.0.

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