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Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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The 15.6" HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on the The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more comfortable and to reduce... More
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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. The Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo B590 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If this Lenovo portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T440p (£665.28) (2.6GHz), or the HP Probook 650 F1P85ET (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£734.30) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590, the Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Lenovo B590 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger maximum internal memories amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 is 25GB.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo B590 which has six battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo B590 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the B590 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. The Lenovo B590 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590 range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo B590 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo B590 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the B590 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the B590 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Thick

At 33.4 millimeters, the Lenovo B590 is quite thick compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average height of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the B590.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

Expert Reviews

(10)
22 February 2013

The Lenovo B590 performs well for an office notebook of its category. The performance suffices everyday office tasks. Matte display, low system noise and low temperatures are further pros for...

8 May 2013

Een leuke laptop voor weinig geld? Natuurlijk merk je aan de laptop dat er bezuinigd is, maar wel op de goede plaatsen. De verpakking is niets speciaals, het noodzakelijke schuim ter bescherming...

24 September 2014

Komputer ju? dawno przesta? by? dobrem luksusowym i trudno wyobrazi? sobie dom bez niego, podobnie jak dom bez lodówki czy pralki. Blisko 2 lata temu opublikowali?my przegl?d laptopów z... Read more…

Matte display, quiet, cool, decent keyboardmouse replacement, easy access to hardware
Veel waar voor je geld
Volledig toetsenbord met numpad
HDMI Poort USB 3.0
Mat scherm (ftw)
Display could be brighter, torsional stiffness of the display
Geen lampjes voor wifihddnumlock e
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Wifi problemen met fabrieks driver
Geen vergrendeling tussen schermbehuizing
16 May 2013

Lenovo postanowi?o od?wie?y? swoj? lini? niedrogich laptopów. Czy skutecznie? Naszym zdaniem delikatny lifting, jaki przeszed? B580, by sta? si? B590, nie zaszkodzi? tej serii. Co prawda...

20 March 2013

Lenovo B590Ulepszaj?c sukcesywnie swoj? podstawow? lini? notebooków, Lenovo stworzy?o bardzo udany komputer do biura i podstawowych zada? domowych. B590 to przyst?pny cenowo laptop posiadaj?cy...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 27 July 2014 by M-M K. PCE

Wish I could give it a negative star. It is simply awful - it's been back to base under warranty twice at great cost - even though it was meant to be under warranty - last time had to be in for... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Carol Scott
(Verified Purchase)

Functional and good value for money, ready to use straight away - does what it says on the tin -...

Reviewed 21 April 2014 by JennyB
(Verified Purchase)

We are very pleased with the Lenovo it does everything we need it for,light in weight after our old one...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo mbx3, lenovo mbx2, lenovo mbx2v, lenovo mbx3q, lenovo mbx2vu, lenovo mbx3qu, lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m, lenovo mbx2vuk, lenovo mbx3quk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887770196504, 00887770196559, 00887770196597, 00887770196665, 00887770196887, 00887770936179, 00887770936278, 05053866534269, 08877701965042

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