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Lenovo Z580 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Dec 2012
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13 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Z580.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z580 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Z580.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo Z580 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Narrow

The Lenovo Z580 is quite narrow (only 376 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z580. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 240mm to 430mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Z580 does not have a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago do have a front camera.

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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 commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Z580 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z580 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo Z580 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z580 is 18GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Thick

The thinnest many processor core laptop that has been available for a comparable time to the Z580 is 8.6mm thick, the thickest is 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. At 32.9 millimeters, the Lenovo Z580 is fairly thick compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z580.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z580.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 15 (£1,498.87) (2.3GHz), or the Asus N56VJ (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Z580 has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z580.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (£805.80) (2.7kg).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6 hours, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo E545 (6.2h) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out 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
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

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Fast dualcore Intel processor
Decent battery life
Generous 750GB hard disk
Optical drive
Excellent performance
Lacks discrete graphics
1 366 x 768 resolution screen
Too much crapware preloaded
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Low screen resolution
23 August 2013

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14 June 2013

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28 January 2013

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10 January 2013

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 December 2012 by Deadlymuffin

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 15.6 inch laptop - Red (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz, 8Gb RAM, 750Gb HDD, DVD RW, Windows 8) Absolutely brilliant laptop. Lightweight, powerful, fast and great looking. I did a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2012 by WD
(Verified Purchase)

Really struggled choosing between this one at £499 and the one at £549, with 2GB more Ram and a dedicated graphics card. But in the end went for this, as I do not game. Has so far seemed the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2012 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because I wanted a laptop for University work, I was unsure about Windows 8. I wanted a laptop I felt would last me a few years, so I went for this one. * I was unsure if to go for... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2012 by Old Tyke
(Verified Purchase)

I have never had a Lenovo product before so I did not know what to expect. I need not have had any misgivings - it is simply a superb machine, fast and powerful - easily the best laptop of the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2012 by A. AHMAD
(Verified Purchase)

Being a first year university student who requires a machine which is able to endure the busy and arduous life of a scholar, consisting of 20% work (lab reports and presentations) and 80%... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59365428, 59362735, lenovo m81, lenovo m81j, lenovo m81jp, lenovo m81jpu, lenovo i73520, lenovo i73520m, lenovo m81jpuk
Barcodes 00887456035370, 00887619506785, 00887619585520, 00887619923162, 00887770059359, 00887770059366, 05053785600885

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