WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU
Designers and content creators looking for a new workstation that supports high-quality virtual reality now have a new option with Lenovo's latest ThinkStation refresh.
Lenovo is expanding its family of workstations capable of delivering high-quality virtual reality with the launch of its new ThinkStation P320 solution. Revealed during the Develop3D Live event on March 28, it’s actually a refresh of the ThinkStation P310 tower and small form factor desktop workstations. The internals have been updated with the latest Intel Xeon processors, the most recent Nvidia Quadro graphics cards, and more.
Here are the hardware details of the new P320 refresh:
As with the older ThinkStation P310 models, owners can customize the P320 refresh before making the final purchase. Unfortunately, Lenovo didn’t provide specific seventh-generation Intel Core CPU information at the time of this publication. However, the company did produce a rather lengthy list of preloaded software for Windows 10 and Windows 7, so don’t expect a clean, bloat-free “Signature Edition” install right out of the box.
“Offering Pro VR certification gives those working in industries where the workstation is already recommended a more accessible avenue into VR,” Lenovo said Tuesday. “This certification gives ThinkStation P320 users an opportunity to add virtual reality more easily into their workflow without requiring an initial high-end hardware and software investment.”
Lenovo didn’t provide pricing, but as a point of reference, the ThinkStation P310 tower workstation has a starting price of $719 and is based on the Core i3-6100, i5-6500, and i7-6700 processors. The small form factor version has the same starting price, but offers a much larger processor selection. Expect the same customization capabilities with Lenovo’s new P320 workstation refresh.