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LENOVO THINKSTATION
P920 AND P720 MEMORY
CONFIGURATOR

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    LENOVO THINKSTATION P920 AND P720 MEMORY CONFIGURATOR...

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    Contents VERVIEW 1 – P ECTION LATFORM EMORY RCHITECTURE 2 – P920 M ECTION EMORY ONFIGURATIONS 3 – P720 M ECTION EMORY ONFIGURATIONS 4 – D ECTION OCUMENT EVISION ISTORY...

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    Overview The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for users on how to optimally configure the system memory in the ThinkStation P920 and P720 platforms in order to provide the best performance. Section 1 – Platform Memory Architecture The launch of the Intel®...

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    Section 2 – P920 Memory Configurations The ThinkStation P920 is Lenovo’s largest and most powerful workstation built to date. The dual CPU design has 16 total DIMM slots (8 per CPU) with a top supported memory bus speed of 2666MHz...

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    The following guidelines are recommended by Lenovo for obtaining the best memory bandwidth from your P920 when filling DIMM slots:  In single CPU configurations, only DIMM slots for CPU1 can be utilized. For dual CPU configurations, all DIMM slots can be utilized.

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    - 8 DIMM per CPU configurations represent an unbalanced load to the CPU, but these configurations can be used where overall memory capacity takes priority over bandwidth. For maximum memory bandwidth, Lenovo recommend optimizing on 6 DIMMs per CPU if possible.

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    Section 3 – P720 Memory Configurations TCPOUhe ThinkStation P720 is the latest compact dual processor workstation. Like the P920, it also features a dual CPU design. But in an effort to maintain the smaller chassis size the P720 utilizes a 12 DIMM slot design (6 DIMMs per CPU). This allows P720 to take full advantage of all 6 memory channels offered by the new Intel®...

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    The following guidelines are recommended by Lenovo for obtaining the best memory bandwidth from your P720 when filling DIMM slots:  In single CPU configurations, only DIMM slots for CPU1 can be utilized. For dual CPU configurations, all DIMM slots can be utilized.

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    Section 4 – Document Revision History Version Date Author Changes/Updates 11/8/2017 Cory Chapman Initial launch release...

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