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Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB Nov 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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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590, the Lenovo B590's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the B590 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. The Lenovo B590 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo B590 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 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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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the B590 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small L3 Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590 have l3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small l3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B590 is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the B590.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590. Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo B590 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the B590.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty standard battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Processor Code
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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)
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
Power Cord 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 59362018, lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, mbt2mmxpromo, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887619394924, 00887619394986, 00887619395006, 00887619395013, 00887619395020, 00887619395051, 00887619857894, 00887942282196, 00887942874612

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