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which is better?

W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
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which is better?

#1 Post by mencalico » Tue Aug 29, 2023 9:02 am

which is better?
T520 versus W520 whats the differences?

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Re: which is better?

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Tue Aug 29, 2023 10:53 am

The main difference is that the W520 has nVidia Quadro (1000M or 2000M) graphics with 2GB VRAM, while the T520 may have an nVidia NVS 4200M 1GB VRAM, or just Intel HD 3000 graphics. Also, the W520 has 4 RAM slots (32GB max), while the T520 only has two (16GB max).
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Re: which is better?

#3 Post by TPFanatic » Tue Aug 29, 2023 11:54 am

W520 also requires using a 135w or 170w psu.

What are you planning to do with one of these 12 year old legacy PCs?

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