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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 May 2013
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Designed for small business and home office users, the Lenovo B590 Laptop offers a perfect blend of professional style, performance, security, and value. Easily configurable, get the features your... More
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14 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. 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 cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B590.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Lenovo B590 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,100 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo B590 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B590 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B590 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the B590 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the B590 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo B590 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo B590 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the B590 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo B590 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the B590 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the B590.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590 is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B590 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo B590 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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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 frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo B590 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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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 a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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 59374047, 59374056, lenovo mbx2, lenovo mbx3, 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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