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ThinkPad P51

Product Overview

The ThinkPad P51 redefines the concept of power. The latest-generation Intel® processors, optional X-Rite® PANTONE® color calibration, Mil-Spec testing for durability, blazing-fast connection speeds, and unprecedented storage and memory make this workstation your go-to PC for getting the job done.

Operating Systems

Preloaded

Genuine Windows 10® Professional 64-bit

Genuine Windows 10DG to 7® Professional 64-bit

Ubuntu Linux

Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3

Motherboard – P51


Chassis Summary

Chassis Information

Dimensions 24.50mm (0.96in) x 377.40mm (14.86in) x 252.30mm (9.93in)
Weight Starting at 5.6lbs
Packaging Parameters without External Speaker
Color ThinkPad Business Black
PSU 170W, 2pin
Thermal Solutions Dual Fan, 1 dedicated CPU, 1 dedicated GPU with connected heat sinks

Physical Security & Serviceability

Hardware Maintenance Manual Click Here
User Guide Click Here
Drivers & Software Click Here
Access Panel Bottom cover, 6 screws
Hard Drives Screw, 1x
Memory Tool-less
Restore CD/DVD Set Restore system to original factory shipping image – Can be obtained via Lenovo Support
Cable Lock Support Yes, Optional Kensington Cable Lock
Serial, Parallel, USB, Audio, Network, Enable/Disable Port Control Yes
Power-On Password Yes
Setup Password Yes
NIC LEDs (integrated) Yes
Security Chip Yes, TCG dTPM 2.0
Boot Sequence Control Yes

Operating Environment

Air Temperature

  • 8,000ft (2438m)
  • Operating without a drive installed: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
  • Operating with a drive installed: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Non-operating: 5°C to 31.3°C (41°F to 88°F)
  • 10000ft (3048m)
  • Operating unpressurized Condition: 5°C to 31.3°C (41°F to 88°F)

Storage

  • *-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)

Humidity

  • Operating 8% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
  • Non-Operating 5% ~ 95%(non-condensing)

Environmental Certications

  • Energy Star 6.1
  • EPEAT Gold
  • GreenGuard Gold
  • TCO 5.0

Hazardous Substances

  • Products do not contain more than; 0.1% lead, 0.01% cadmium, 0.1% mercury, 0.1% hexavalent chromium, 0.1% polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or 0.1% polybrominated diphenol ethers (PBDE).
  • Products do not contain Asbestos.
  • Products do not contain Ozone Depleting Substances: Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), hydrobromofluorocarbons (HBFC), hydrochlorofluorcarbons (HCFC), Halons, carbontetrachloride, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, methyl bromide.
  • Products do not contain more than; 0.005% polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), 0.005% polychlorinated terphenyl (PCT) in preparation.
  • Products do not contain more than 0.1% short chain chloroparaffins (SCCP) with 10-13 carbon atoms in the chain containing at least 48% per mass of chlorine in the SCCP
  • Parts with direct and prolonged skin contact do not release nickel in concentrations above 0.5 microgram/cm²/week.

Section II: Supported Components

CPU Specifications

Intel 7th Gen Core and Xeon CPUs
www.ark.intel.com
Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ processor (6MB L3, Up to 3.5GHz)
Intel® Core™ i7-6820HQ vPro processor (8MB L3, Up to 3.6GHz)
Intel® Xeon™ E3-1505M v5 vPro processor (8MB L3, Up to 3.7GHz)
Intel® Xeon™ E3-1535M v5 vPro processor (8MB L3, Up to 3.8GHz)

Memory Specifications

P51

Type SODIMM
Speed 2133MHz
Slots 4
Generation DDR4
Capacities – Non-ECC 8GB, 16GB
Capacities – ECC (Only with Xeon CPUs) 8GB, 16GB
Dual Channel Capable Yes

Storage

2x 2.5″ bays; 1 bay capable of 2x M.2 drives (either PCIe or SATA) or 1x 2.5″ HDD, 1 bay capable of only 1x 2.5″ HDD

RAID

Supported RAID levels for a system will vary from the stated capabilities of the RAID controller due to dependencies on the number and capacity of physical disks in the system and on customer requirements for performance, fault tolerance, or data redundancy. Max support RAID 0,1

RAID levels and requirements:

  • RAID 0 (striping) provides increased performance by writing data across multiple drives.
  • RAID 1 (mirroring) provides fault tolerance by writing the data on two drives.

Keyboard

  • 6 row; spill resistant; Multimedia Fn keys, numeric keypad, optional LED backlight, 2.2mm key stroke, 19.05mm key pitch

Pointing Devices

  • Trackpoint with left/right click and scroll lock, Touchpad with left/middle/right click

Fingerprint Reader

  • Touch Style, match-on-system

Color Calibrator

  • X-Rite Pantone software, AMS RGB sensor

Graphics Cards

Integrated Graphics Core CPU: Intel HD 630
Xeon CPU: Intel HD P630
Discrete Graphic Cards NVIDIA M1200 with 4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA M2200 with 4GB GDDR5

Network

Connector RJ-45
Model Intel, I219-V, Intel, I219-LM
Website I219-V

I219-LM

Miscellaneous

Thunderbolt Intel Alpine Ridge controller, 1 port via USB Type C, max I/0 of 40Gb/s
USB 4x USB Type A (1 powered), 1x USB Type C (support for Thunderbolt 3)
Audio Devices HD Audio, Realtek ALC3268 codec, Stereo speakers, 2x 1.5W
WIFI Card Intel Snowfield Peak 8265 2*2ac+BT4.1 vpro
Intel Snowfield Peak 8265 2*2ac+BT4.1 non-vpro
WWAN US,CA: Sierra EM7455 LTE (HSPA+/GSM/EDGE)
EU: Sierra EM7455 LTE (HSPA+/GSM/EDGE)
Express Card 34mm
Chassis Matierals A Cover – GFRP
B Cover – PC/ABS
C Cover – PC/ABS
Roll Cage – Mg/Al
D Cover – Mg/Al

Section III: System Technical Specifications


Social and Environmental Responsibility

Quality Control

  • Lenovo is a member of an eco declaration system that enforces regular independent quality control

Hazardous substances and preparation

  • Products do comply with current European RoHS Directive.
  • Products do not contain Asbestos
  • Products do not contain Ozone Depleting Substances: Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), hydrobromofluorocarbons (HBFC), hydrochlorofluorcarbons (HCFC), Halons, carbontetrachloride, 1,1,1- trichloroethane, methyl bromide
  • Products do not contain more than; 0.005% polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), 0.005% polychlorinated terphenyl (PCT) in preparation
  • Products do not contain more than 0,1% short chain chloroparaffins (SCCP) with 10-13 carbon atoms in the chain containing at least 48% per mass of chlorine in the SCCP
  • Parts with direct and prolonged skin contact do not release nickel in concentrations above 0,5 µg/cm2 /week
  • REACH Article 33 information about substances in articles is available at (add URL or mail contact):http://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/materials.html

Batteries

  • If the product contains a battery or an accumulator, the battery/accumulator is labeled with the disposal symbol. Information on proper disposal is provided in user manual
  • Button cells used in the product do not contain more than 2% by weight of mercury. Other batteries or accumulators do not contain more than 0.0005% of mercury or 0.002% of cadmium
  • Batteries or accumulators do not contain more than 0,0005% of mercury or 0,002% of cadmium.
  • Batteries and accumulators are readily removable.

Product packaging

  • Packaging and packaging components do not contain more than 0,01% lead, mercury, cadmium and hexavalent chromium by weight of these together.
  • The packaging materials are marked with abbreviations and numbers indicating the nature of the material(s) used.
  • The product packaging material is free from ozone depleting substances as specified in the Montreal Protocol

For more information on Lenovo social environmental practices visit: http://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/ThinkGreen_products.html#environment

Manageability

Industry Standard Specifications This product meets the following industry standard specifications for manageability functionality:
Intel LAN with AMT
Remote Manageability Software Solutions Lenovo ThinkPad is supported on the following remote manageability software consoles:
Lenovo ThinkManagement Console
LANDesk Management Suite for ThinkVantage Technologies (www.landesk.com/lenovo)
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
System Software Manager Lenovo ThinkPad supports software management tools from the ThinkVantage System Update suite:
System Update
Update Retriever
Thin Installer
Service, Support, and Warranty On-site Warranty and Service: Up to four-years, limited warranty and service offering delivers on-site, next business-day service for parts and labor and includes free telephone support 8am – 5pm. Global coverage ensures that any product purchased in one country and transferred to another, non-restricted country will remain fully covered under the original warranty and service offering.

Go to www.lenovo.com/support and www.lenovo.com/warranty for more details

Section IV: Component Specifications

Display

Model 15.6″ FHD/ISP 15.6″ UHD/IPS
Screen Size 15.6″ 15.6″
Aspect Ratio 16:09 16:09
Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080) UHD (3840 x 2160)
Outline Dimension 360.0 x 224.3mm max (H x V)
Thickness 3.2mm max
368.48 x 225.11mm max (H x V)
Thickness 3.2mm max
Brightness 250 cd/m2 300 cd/m2
Contrast 600:01:00 1000:01:00
Viewing Angle (*1) 80/80/80/80 degree 89/89/89/89 degree
Panel Technology IPS IPS
Color Depth Native 262K
(RGB 6-bit data driver)
Native 262K
(RGB 6-bit data driver)
Interface eDP 1.2 eDP 1.3
Panel ID recognition EDID in BIOS table EDID in BIOS table
Weight 380 g max 345 g typ

HDD Specifications

2.5″ SATA HDD
256 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (MLC), OPAL
512 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (MLC), OPAL
256 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (TLC), OPAL
512 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (TLC), OPAL
1TB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (TLC), OPAL

SSD Specifications

M.2 PCIe & SATA SSD
256 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (MLC)
512 GB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (MLC)
1TB, PCIe NVMe, Gen3x4 (TLC)
256GB SATA
512GB SATA

Graphics Cards

Model M500M M600M M1000M M2000M M3000M
TGP (GPU + VRAM) 18W 30W 45W 55W 75W
Video Ram Max 2GB 2GB 4GB 4GB 4GB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bit 64 bit 128bits 128bits 128bits 192bits
Memory Bandwidth 14.4Gb/s 80GB/s 80GB/s 80GB/s 160GB/s
VRAM Type 2GB 2GB 4GB 4GB 4GB
GPU Cuda Cores 384 384 512 630 1024
DisplayPort Max Resolution & Color Depth 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp)
HDMI Max Resolution & Color Depth Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp)
DirectX 12 12 12 12 12
OpenGL 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
OpenCL 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Optimus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OS Support Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu
Model M4000M M5000M M520 M620 M1200
TGP (GPU + VRAM) 100W 100W 25W 30W 45W
Video Ram Max 4GB 8GB 2GB 2GB 4GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bit 256 bits 256 bits 64 bit 128bits 128bits
Memory Bandwidth 160GB/s 160GB/s 40GB/s 80GB/s 80GB/s
VRAM Type 8GB 8GB 2GB 2GB 4GB
GPU Cuda Cores 1280 1536 384 512 640
DisplayPort Max Resolution & Color Depth 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 60Hz (30bpp)
HDMI Max Resolution & Color Depth Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp)
DirectX 12 12 12 12 12
OpenGL 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5
OpenCL 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2
Optimus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OS Support Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu
Model M2200 P510 P3000 P4000 P5100
TGP (GPU + VRAM) 55W TDP 18W / TDP 2W 75W 100W 100W
Video Ram Max 4GB 2GB 6GB 8GB 16GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bit 128bits 64 Bit 192bits 256 bits 256 bits
Memory Bandwidth 88GB/s 40.1GB/s 168GB/s 192GB/s 192GB/s
VRAM Type 4GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 8GB
GPU Cuda Cores 1024 1280 1920 2304
DisplayPort Max Resolution & Color Depth Max: 5.4Gb/s ,4 lanes,36bpp 3840×2160 @ 24Hz (30bpp) Max: 8.1Gb/s, 4 lanes,36bpp 5120×3200 @ 60Hz(24bpp, 30bpp with 422) Max: 8.1Gb/s, 4 lanes,36bpp 5120×3200 @ 60Hz(24bpp, 30bpp with 422) Max: 8.1Gb/s, 4 lanes,36bpp 5120×3200 @ 60Hz(24bpp, 30bpp with 422)
HDMI Max Resolution & Color Depth 4096×2160@60Hz RGB888 N/A 4096×2160@60Hz RGB888 4096×2160@60Hz RGB888 4096×2160@60Hz RGB888
DirectX 12 12 12 12 12
OpenGL 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
OpenCL 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Optimus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OS Support Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu Win10, Win8.1, Win7, Ubuntu

Networking

Ethernet

Connector RJ-45 RJ-45
Model Intel, I219-V Intel, I219-LM
Website Intel-Ethernet-Connection-I219-V Intel-Ethernet-Connection-I219-LM
10BASE-T (IEEE 802.3 specification conformance) x x
100BASE-TX (IEEE 802.3 specification conformance) x x
1000BASE-T (IEEE 802.3 specification conformance) x x
Auto-Negotiation (IEEE 802.3u) x x
Intel® vPro™ 2 technology x
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) x
Intel® Standard Manageablity x x
Power optimizer platform low-power management systems x x
Energy Efficient Ethernet1 (IEEE 802.3az) x x
TCP/UDP checksum and segmentation offload (IPv4 and IPv6) x x
Receive Side Scaling x x
Dual Tx and Rx queues x x
Jumbo Frames (up to 9 KB) x x
Teaming x x
Integrated Auto Connect Battery Saver (ACBS) battery savings x x
Timing and Synchronization (802.1as / 1588) x x
Integrated Switched Voltage Regulator (iSVR) x x
Shared Flash with system BIOS x x
Wake from Deep Sx x x
Server operating system support x
Network proxy/ARP support x x
32 wake filter support x x

WLAN

Model Intel 8265
Dimensions (H x W x D) M.2 2230: 22 mm x 30 mm x 2.4 mm [1.5mm Max (Top Side)/ 0.1mm Max (Bottom Side)] M.2 1216: 12mm x 16 mm x 1.8 mm
Weight M.2 2230: 2.6g M.2 1216: 0.6g
Antenna Diversity Supported
Radio ON/OFF Control Supported
Connector interface M.2: PCIe, USB, or UART (M.2 1216 only)
Operating Temperature (Adapter Shield) 0°C to +80°C
Humidity Non-Operating 50% to 90% RH non-condensing (at temperatures of 25°C to 35°C)
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7*, Microsoft Windows 8.1*, Microsoft Windows 10*, Linux* (limited featuresupport), Android
Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* a/b/g/n/ac, WMM*, WMM-PS*, WPA*, WPA2*, WPS2*, Protected Management Frames, Wi-Fi Direct* for peer to peer device connections, Wi-Fi Miracast* as Source.
IEEE WLAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11w; 802.11r, 802.11k, 802.11v pending OS support; Fine Timing Measurement based on 802.11REVmc
Roaming Supports seamless roaming between access points
Bluetooth* Dual Mode Bluetooth* 4.2, BLE
Authentication WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
Authentication Protocols WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
Encryption 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP
Regulatory For a list of country approvals, please contact your local Intel representatives.
US Government FIPS11 ,FISMA;
Product Safety UL, C-UL, CB (IEC 60950-1)

WWAN

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A (Sierra Wireless EM7455)
4G LTE
Category Cat-6
Frequency Bands B1-B5, B7, B12, B13, B20, B25, B26, B29, B30, B41
3G
Frequency Bands HSPA+, UMTS
B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8
Data Speed
Peak Download Rate 300Mbps
Peak Upload Rate 50Mbps
Location Solution
Satellite Systems GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
Audio Codecs
PCM/125 x
USB Drivers
Windows 7, 8.1, 10 x
Linus x
Android RIL x
Interfaces
USB USB 3.0, USB 2.0 High Spped
SIM Interface 1.8V/3V x
Control Options
APIs, AT Commands x
Hardware
Dimension 42 x 30 x 2.3mm
Antenna
Connector: Main, Aux/GNSS, GNSS x
Diversity x
MIMO x
GNSS Bian x
Temperature Range
Industrial Grade *-40 – 85C
Approvals
Regulatory CD, FCC, GCF, IC, NCC, PTCRB
Carrier AT&T, Bell, Rogers, Sprint, Telus, US Cellular, Verizon, Vodafone
Cloud Services
Free Unlimited FOTA Upgrdes x
Device Mangement Option x
Application Enablement Option x
Connectivity Mangement Option x

Color Calibrator

Module ECCM-3
Connector USB 2.0
Power Operation – 24mA
Suspend – 0.5mA
Color Standard CIE 1931
Colorimetric Accuracy
Screen Color Chromaticity Accuracy Limit (Δx, Δy) difference from average reference Luminance Accuracy Limit (Percent Difference from average reference)
White +/-0.007 +/-5%
Operating Temp – C 10 – 35
Humidity % 10 – 95

Camera

Resolution 1280 x 720
Frames per Second 30
Focus Fixed
Low Light Sensitive Yes
Progressive Scan Yes