The ThinkStation P520c Tower Workstation from Lenovo is a powerful
workstation designed for professionals in the creative field who need
performance, storage, and processing capabilities. Specs-wise, it's
equipped with a 3.6 GHz Intel Xeon W-2133 Six-Core processor, 16GB of
2666 MHz DDR4 RAM, an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 graphics card and a 512GB
Opal PCIe M.2 SSD. To enhance this system's performance, you can install
additional components including RAM modules, 2.5"/3.5"/M.2 storage
drives, as well as PCIe-based expansion cards. Moreover, with Lenovo's
optional Flex Module, you can add even more hardware and connectivity
options as needed. Other integrated features include multiple USB ports,
a SuperMulti DVD drive, SD media card reader, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, and
audio jacks. The operating system installed is Windows 10 Pro for
ThinkStation P520c has a total of four RAM slots that can support up to
a max of 128GB of DDR4 RAM. It also has two 5.25" optical bays, two
2.5"/3.5" drive bays, and two PCIe M.2 slots for storage. Lastly, there
are two PCIe 3.0 x16, one PCIe 3.0 x8, and one PCIe 3.0 x4 slots for
SuperMulti DVD±RW Burner & SD Media Card Reader
SuperMulti DVD±RW Burner is included for reading from and writing to a
variety of CD and DVD media. It also has an SD media card reader that
you can use to transfer data to and from storage cards.
optional Lenovo PC Diagnostics app, available for both desktops and
smartphones, can help you diagnose and troubleshoot potential system
issues. You can also download the Lenovo Performance Tuner software to
optimize your system's performance.
Windows 10 Pro
its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a
combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles,
the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing
notification information alongside your applications and other pinned
Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana
can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your
device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if
your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track
of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her
information gathering skills.
After nearly 20
years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser.
With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share
notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading
experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later
functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have
her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up
directions without leaving your browser.
Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs,
tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with
support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all
your compatible devices automatically.
10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and
with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A
Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but
attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more
traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your
Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the
operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as
Xbox on Windows 10
Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10.
Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One
players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even
stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with
the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your
gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core
processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware.
Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets,
such as the Oculus Rift.
Additional Windows 10 Pro Features
Pro version of Windows 10 includes all of the features of Windows 10
Home plus many designed specifically for business users, including
Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop
access. Devices will also be able to join domains and the Azure Active
Directory, and they can even access a specialized version of the Windows
Store featuring custom, company-specific applications.