A true performance champion
ThinkStation P520 balances lightning-quick computing and professional graphics perfectly. With cutting-edge storage, memory, and cooling, it handles everything with ease—from huge workloads and complex modelling to virtual reality. Configurable and energy efficient, this 33L workstation is designed with performance and reliability in mind.
Performance you can count on
Fueled by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors and NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics, the ThinkStation P520 delivers jaw-dropping performance and stunning visuals. Whether it's computer-aided drafting or 3D animation software, this tower has the processing and visual muscle to boost your creativity and productivity to new levels.
Configurable and reliable
Your P520 can be configured to meet your specific needs. Choose up to 256 GB of memory, and a variety of I/O configurations and storage options. However configure your P520, ThinkStation workstations are well known for their reliability.
Get more done, quickly and easily
With our patented Tri-Channel Cooling technology, the P520 manages internal air flow and power supply better than most workstations. As a result, it runs more smoothly and efficiently—even when handling large workloads. The P520 also supports RAID technology and has two M.2 PCIe SSD slots embedded on the motherboard, enabling you to enjoy blistering-fast storage speeds.
Should you ever need to swap any components, there’s no need to worry about tools and screws. Simply slide off the side panel and away you go. Lenovo can also help automate many of the manual tasks associated with deploying new machines, from asset tagging to custom image loading.
Durable and flexible
Like every ThinkStation before it, the P520 has undergone rigorous testing under extreme conditions. ISV-certified, it boasts error-correcting code memory, ensuring even greater accuracy and reliability. What's more, the front FLEX module gives you a range of options, including a media card reader, optical drives, and a variety of additional front access I/O ports.
With virtual reality (VR), almost anything's possible—from revolutionary designs to stunning special effects to highly complex simulations. With the powerful P520 and top-of-the range, high-performance NVIDIA Quadro® graphics (optional), a truly immersive VR experience awaits.
A helping hand when you need it
You’ll be able to keep your P520 running at its peak thanks to Lenovo PC Diagnostics. Available for both desktop and smartphone, this intelligent app can help you diagnose and troubleshoot potential system issues. Should your machine ever fail to boot, an error code for additional assistance will be sent wirelessly to your smartphone.
In addition, there's Lenovo Performance Tuner. Free to download and easy to use, this software can help you fine tune your workstation to your specific software. For more information, please visit
Better for the planet—and your bottom line
The P520 meets some of the world's most comprehensive environmental standards. A GREENGUARD®-certified workstation, it has also been rated EPEAT Gold, ENERGY STAR 6.1, and up to 80 PLUS® Platinum PSU. And as a result of its energy efficiency, the P520 can even help lower your utility bills.