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Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Notebook

Michael Larabel

Published on 15 October 2010
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 7 of 7 - 13 Comments

These Lenovo ThinkPad W510 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad T61 vs. ZaReason Verix results should not come as much of a surprise, hence the lack of our commentary in between the results. In the CPU bound tests the Verix and W510 are virtually tied as they use an identical processor while in the graphics tests the ThinkPad W510 tended to do better with its workstation Quadro FX 880M over the consumer-grade GeForce GTS 250M graphics processor. Of course, in the disk tests the ZaReason Verix was the leader due to its deployment of an Intel SSD. At the end of the day though, both the ZaReason Verix and Lenovo ThinkPad W510 can be configured when ordering to customize either notebook to your individual needs. The Lenovo ThinkPad W510 overall is a nice notebook that is built very well and does play well with Linux for the most part.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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