Lenovo introduced new ThinkStation P5, P7 and PX workstations based on the latest 4th generation Intel Xeon processors (Sapphire Rapids), including the W-3400 and W-2400 desktop models and the Xeon Platinum 8400 server. New products are also equipped with professional graphics accelerators from the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace series.
The ThinkStation P5 workstation offers processors from the Intel Xeon W-2400 series with up to 24 cores and Intel Xeon W7-2495X with 48 threads and up to 4.8 GHz. The system can be equipped with up to 512 GB of eight-channel DDR5-4800 memory with ECC. The new mainboard based on the Intel W790 chipset has two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots, one PCIe 4.0 x8 and three PCIe 4.0 x4 slots.
The ThinkStation P5 offers the installation of up to two professional NVIDIA RTX A6000 graphics cards, each with 48 GB of GDDR6 memory. The workstation storage subsystem can contain up to three 4TB NVMe SSDs (12TB total) and three hard drives up to 12TB (36TB total).
The ThinkStation P5 is powered by a 750W or 1000W AC adapter depending on configuration. The workstation also includes two USB-A 3.2 Gen2 ports, four USB-C 3.2 Gen2, one USB-C 3.2 Gen2x2 (20Gb/s), two USB 2.0, one LAN network adapter. The manufacturer also specifies support for the wireless standards Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 for the new product.
The workstation model ThinkStation P7 differs from the model above by a selection of more powerful processors from the Intel Xeon W-3400 series up to the Intel Xeon W9-3495 with 56 cores and 112 threads and up to 4.8 GHz. In addition, the system is ready to offer up to 1 TB of DDR5-4800 RAM and three professional NVIDIA RTX A6000 graphics cards.
The mainboard of the ThinkStation P7 based on the Intel W790 chipset is equipped with three PCIe 5.0 x16 slots and also has one PCIe 4.0 x16, PCIe 4.0 x8, PCIe 5.0 x4 and PCIe 4.0 x4 slot. The ThinkStation P7 workstation storage configuration can accommodate four 4TB M.2 SSDs (16TB total) and three 12TB HDDs (36TB total) or five NVMe drives for a total of 20TB and one HDD with a capacity of include 12 TB.
The set of external connectors on the ThinkStation P7 workstation is the same as on the ThinkStation P5. The system is powered by a 1000W or 1400W power supply depending on the configuration.
The Lenovo ThinkStation PX Workstation offers dual-socket configurations with 4th Gen Intel Xeon, but at the server level. The system can be equipped with two Intel Xeon Platinum 8490H with 60 cores and 120 threads and a frequency of up to 3.5 GHz. In addition, it offers up to 2 TB of DDR5-4800 RAM and up to four professional NVIDIA RTX A6000 graphics accelerators, each with 48 GB of GDDR6 memory.
The Lenovo ThinkStation PX motherboard with Intel C741 chipset for dual processor systems has four PCIe 5.0 x16, four PCIe 4.0 x16 and one PCIe 4.0 x8 slots. The ThinkStation PX workstation storage configuration can accommodate up to seven 4TB M.2 SSDs (28TB total) and up to two HDDs up to 12TB (24TB total) or up to three total NVMe drives with a Capacity of 12 TB and four HDDs cover a total volume of 48 TB.
The Lenovo ThinkStation PX external connector kit consists of two USB-A 3.2 Gen2 (10Gb/s), two USB-C 3.2 Gen2 (10Gb/s), four USB-A 3.2 Gen1 (5Gb/s), one USB – One C 3.2 Gen2x2 (20 Gb/s), two USB 2.0, one gigabit and one 10 gigabit network connection. There is also support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 wireless standards. The system is equipped with a 1850W power supply with an efficiency of over 92%.
All Lenovo workstations shown can be preinstalled with Windows 10 or Windows 11 Pro for workstations or Ubuntu Linux. Additionally, they claim support for Windows 10 Enterprise Edition and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.