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Compare ThinkStation P520c Tower vs ThinkStation P520

Price

MSRP
1467 USD
1600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Capacity

Interior Volume
25 L
33 L

Connectivity

CPU Socket
FCLGA2066
FCLGA2066
Expansion Slot
2x Optical drives / 1x optical drive + 2x 3.5" SATA / 2x M.2 SSD removable drive enclosures / other I/O ports + 2x M.2 onboard + 3x via M.2 to PCIe adapter + 4x 3.5" (2 via Flex bay)
2x Optical drives / 1x optical drive + 2x 3.5" SATA / 2x M.2 SSD removable drive enclosures / other I/O ports + 2x M.2 onboard + 7x via M.2 to PCIe adapter + 6x 3.5" (4 via Flex bay)
PCI Express
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x4
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 + 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 + 2x PCIe 3.0 x4 + 1x PCI
Ports
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 2x PS/2 + 1x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x Microphone + 1x Line-in + 1x Line-out + 2x optional USB-C 3.1 Gen2 + 1x optional Thunderbolt 3 + 1x serial | [Rear] 2x USB-C 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Headphone + 1x Microphone + 1x SD card reader
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 2x PS/2 + 1x RJ45 (1Gbps) + 1x Microphone + 1x Line-in + 1x Line-out + 2x optional USB-C 3.1 Gen2 + 1x optional Thunderbolt 3 + 1x serial | [Rear] 4x USB-C 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Headphone + 1x Microphone + 1x SD card reader
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 / none
WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 / none

Construction

Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
ATX desktop computer
ATX desktop computer

Dimensions

Size | Depth
426 mm / 16.77"
460 mm / 18.1"
Size | Height
376 mm / 14.8"
440 mm / 17.3"
Size | Width
175 mm / 6.89"
165 mm / 6.5"
Weight
14.5 kg / 31.96 lbs
24 kg / 52.91 lbs

Function

Audio
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC662 codec
High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek ALC662 codec
Chipset
Intel C422 chipset
Intel C422 chipset
Graphics
NVIDIA NVS 810 4GB DDR3 or Quadro P400 2GB GDDR5, P600 2GB GDDR5, P620 2GB GDDR5, P1000 4GB GDDR5, P2000 5GB GDDR5, P2200 5GB GDDR5, P4000 8GB GDDR5, P5000 16GB GDDR5X, RTX 4000 8GB GDDR6, or RTX 5000 16GB GDDR6
NVIDIA NVS 810 4GB DDR3 / Quadro P400 2GB GDDR5 to P5000 16GB GDDR5X / Quadro RTX 4000 8GB GDDR6 to RTX 8000 48GB GDDR6 / Quadro GP100 16GB HBM2 / Quadro GV100 32GB HBM2
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu, or none
Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu, or none
Operating Temperature
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
10⁰ C to 35⁰ C
Optical Disc
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Optional 9mm optical drive (DVD-ROM, DVD±RW, or Blu-ray)
Processor
Intel Xeon W-2100 or W-2200 series processors (up to Xeon W-2195)
Intel Xeon W-2100 or W-2200 series processors (up to Xeon W-2295)
Security
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified

Performance

Memory | Capacity
4x UDIMMs, up to 128GB DDR4-2666 w/ Xeon W-2100 series or up to 256GB DDR4-2933 w/ Xeon W-2200 series
8x DIMMs, up to 256GB DDR4-2666 w/ Xeon W-2100 series or up to 512GB DDR4-2933 w/ Xeon W-2200 series, 4 channels
Memory | Type
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz ECC
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz ECC
Power Supply
500W 80 PLUS Platinum or 625W 80 PLUS Platinum
690W / 900W / 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum
Storage
Up to 5x M.2 PCIe SSD + 4x SATA
Up to 9x M.2 PCIe SSD + 1x PCIe AIC SSD + 6x SATA HDD

Production

Debut
2020
2020
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