ThinkStation P500 Workstation

Mainstream Performance With Power & Flexibility

ThinkStation P500 delivers power and flexibility with more I/O slots and the highest storage capacity in the industry for a 1P workstation. Certified for all major ISV applications; perfect for professional 3D design. Plus the innovative Flex Features allow you a new level of system-customization.

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  • Features

    Features

    Thermal Design: Elegant & Efficient

    Patented tri-channel cooling with just 3 system fans – as opposed to 10 that other workstations typically rely on — and a direct cooling air baffle directs fresh air into the CPU and memory. ThinkStation P500 delivers new technologies and design to keep your workstation cool and quiet.

    Optional Flex Module

    The innovative Flex Module lets you customize I/O ports, so you add only what you need. Using the 5.25" bays, you can mix and match components including an ultraslim ODD, 29-in-1 media card reader, Firewire, and eSATA.

    Optional Flex Connector

    The Flex Connector is a mezzanine card that fits into the motherboard and allows for expanded storage and I/O, without sacrificing the use of rear PCI. It supports SATA/SAS/PCIe advanced RAID solution. ThinkStation P500 includes one available connector.

    Improved Design & Functionality

    We've redesigned our ThinkStations. No more bulky handles, just a clean-looking, functional design. Integrated handles make it easier to carry and move they systems, or place into a rack.

    ISV-Certification

    ThinkStation P500 is certified to run key professional independent software vendor (ISV) applications, including Adobe, Autodesk®, Dassault, PTC, SolidWorks, Avid, and Siemens. Additionally, this workstation includes error correcting code (ECC) memory, which drastically reduces the possibility of memory-related errors and critical data loss.

    Multiple Monitor Display

    Maximize productivity with independent display support for up to three independent monitors using Mosaic Mode with integrated Intel® graphics. Plus, connect to up to 16 independent monitors with 1.2 stream cloning mode.

    Fast Data Transfer

    With USB 3.0 ports, you can move data quickly between your workstation and other devices. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables file transfer up to 10 times faster than previous USB technologies, which allows for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related devices. Backward-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

    Modular Components & Tool-Free Expandability

    Innovative modular design makes tool-less upgrades a snap, especially with Flex Trays for fully configurable storage and interchangeable power supplies and graphics cards — especially beneficial when working with multiple workstations.

    Unmatched Reliability

    The ThinkStation P500 continues the long legacy of unmatched reliability touted by Lenovo single and dual processor workstations. It's built with the same efficient thermal design and employs a cooling process that makes ThinkStation workstations stand out from the competition.

    Green Leadership

    ThinkStation P500 tower is GREENGUARD® certified and features a fixed power supply unit (PSU) — with a choice of either 650W / 92% efficient or 490W / 90% efficient.

    Priority Technical Support

    You demand a lot from your system and Lenovo Services help you stay productive. Bypass basic troubleshooting support with direct access to advanced-level technicians to resolve issues quickly. Add Priority Technical Support to your purchase.

  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    Thinkstation® P500 Workstation Specs

    DescriptionThinkstation® P500 Workstation
    Processor
    • Future Intel® Xeon® EP Processors
    • E5-1600 v3 and E5-2600 v3 family of processors
    Operating System
    • Windows 8.1 Pro
    • Windows 8.1
    Graphics
    • NVIDIA® NVS 310
    • NVIDIA® NVS 315
    • NVIDIA® NVS 510
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K420
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K620
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K2200
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K4200
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K5200
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® K6000
    • NVIDIA® Tesla K20
    • NVIDIA® Tesla K40
    Memory
    8 DIMM slots, up to 2133 MHz
    Power supply
    • 490 W 90% Efficient
    • 650 W 92% Efficient
    RAID
    0, 1, 5, 10
    Media Card Reader
    • Integrated 9-in-1 SD card reader
    • Optional 29-in-1
    Flex Module
    • YES – up to 4 devices
    • (1) 9.5 mm Slim ODD
    • (29:1) MCR
    • 1394 IEEE Firewire
    • eSATA
    Chip set
    C612
    Ports
    • (4) Rear 3.0
    • (4) Rear 2.0
    • (4) Front 3.0
    • 1 x 1GBe ethernet
    • PS2
    Expansion Slots
    • 2 x PCIe x 16
    • 2 x PCIe x 4 (open ended)
    • 1 x PCIe x 1 (open ended)
    • 1 x PCI
    • 1 x Flex Connector
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    6.9" x 18.5" x 17.3" (175 mm x 470 mm x 440 mm)
    Max Storage Devices - 11
    • Max 3.5" = 6 (24TB)1
    • Max 2.5" = 10 (7.4TB)1
    • Max M.2 = 1 (256GB)1

    Specifications may vary