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Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The 15.6" HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on theAccuType Keyboard. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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13 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the B590 that we have assessed, the Lenovo B590's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590 is 17GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very 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 100MHz to 650MHz. The Lenovo B590 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Lenovo have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590 is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo B590 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the B590.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590. The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the B590 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Asus P550LAV[plb_2825857_price] (2.6GHz and cheaper).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the B590 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to consider include the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price], or the Lenovo E50-80[plb_2938308_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo T450[plb_2899072_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook A555[plb_2999036_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo B590 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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14 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo B590 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago 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 laptops that were released more than a year 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Lenovo E50-70[plb_2973251_price].

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2735219_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Lenovo B590 is a two processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the B590. Across all the laptops of this type and age the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Laptops of a similar type and age to the B590 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the B590, the Lenovo B590 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price]; or the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price], or the HP 15[plb_2319470_price].

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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 a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590 range from 2MB to 4.1GB.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the B590.

We compared all the other 2.5kg heavy laptops to this notebook PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price], and the Lenovo G50-30[plb_2553376_price] is also worth considering.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Extensa EX2510[plb_2531905_price] (2.5kg).

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo B590 has a very low front camera resolution compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that have been around for a similar time to the B590 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop of this type and age is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. With a height of 33.4 millimeters, the Lenovo B590 is very thick compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the B590.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], and the Satellite C50-B[pl_2319230_price] both from Toshiba or the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price].

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (750GB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], or the Satellite C50-B[pl_2319230_price] both from Toshiba or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price].

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Medion Akoya E6415[plb_2882074_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 6h battery life laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price].

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (6.2h and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Bluetooth Version
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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
D
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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00888772099688

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