The ThinkPad is basically synonymous with business. Most businessmen and women use the IBM ThinkPad for their line of work. I think the reasons for this are many. It looks like it is a business laptop and it certainly functions like a business laptop. Most ThinkPads today have very weak graphics and the reason why is because you simply do not need a graphics card for a very good one for most business work. Graphics are mainly for use of videos and games both of which a typical businessman or woman does not engage with a part of. So it makes sense that ThinkPads have excellent processors paired with weak graphics. In addition to all this they have astounding durability and are fully capable of lasting several years, stretching all the way until a new architecture develops, preventing you from wasting cash by purchasing multiple processors each time.