Lenovo’s ThinkPad P Series gets updated with new CPUS and Ultra Performance mode

Lenovo is launching their next generation of ThinkPad P Series laptop which includes the Thinkpad P15 ThinkPad P17, ThinkPad P1 Gen 3, and the new ThinkPad P15v. Alongside these new P series laptops, the company is also debuting the new ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3, touted as their most powerful X Series commercial laptop yet.

Presented as successors to the ThinkPad P53 and P73, the ThinkPad P15 and P17 completely reengineer the devices’ thermal designs to promote faster and more optimized overall performance. Compared to their predecessors, the P15 and P17 boast of 13-percent more airflow, a 30-percent larger CPU heat sink, larger vents, and a new thermal mesh for heat dissipation.

Additionally, the company has also adopted a new modular daughter card design which replaces the soldered solution found on older systems. With that, these new devices are able to offer four times the number of GPU and CPU configurations.

The ThinkPad P15 and P17 carry NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs, UHD Dolby Vision HDR displays, and include a new 94WHr battery for longer life. Internals support up to 4TB of storage and up to 128GB of RAM.

Lenovo is also offering the thinnest and lightest 15-inch mobile workstation with the new ThinkPad P1 Gen 3. Along with updated technology such as support for LTE and upgraded mobility performance, the P1 Gen 3’s hardware has been redesigned and now includes an ant-smudge coating for less visible fingerprints, upgraded speakers, and a new UHD LCD panel.

The newest addition to the P-series, the ThinkPad 15v is another 15-inch option that settles in perfectly with the existing lineup. It houses a UHD LCD display that’s equipped with an NVIDIA Quadro P620 GPU to deliver brilliant visuals and enhanced workflow.

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Lastly, Lenovo unveils the latest ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 for those seeking a high-performance laptop. Equipped with 10th Gen Intel H series vPro mobile processors that can go up to i9, this 15-inch laptop also houses an NVIDIA GeForce 1650Ti graphics card. Connectivity configurations also include modern technologies such as WiFi 6 and CAT16 LTE-A Wireless Wan.

Apart from the upgraded hardware and internals, Lenovo also introduces the new Ultra Performance Mode exclusive to the ThinkPad P series laptops and the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3. With this new mode, users can customize the performance settings of their devices to their liking. System adjustments include relaxing restrictions on acoustics and temperature, GPU and CPU adjustments, and leveraging an improved thermal design.

The ThinkPad P15 and P17 are priced at $1979 and $2119 respectively while the ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 has a starting price of $2019. However, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3 has yet to reveal its price. All devices will be available starting in July.