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

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB Sep 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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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a similar age and type to the B590 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. The Lenovo B590 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the superior laptop brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this spec and age ranges from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the B590 is 1.7W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the B590.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo B590 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo B590 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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18 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.3 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the B590. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of this age and type is 21GB/s and the fastest is 26GB/s.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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

The Lenovo B590 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most laptops that are a similar age 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 One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo B590 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to 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 age and type. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small l3 cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The l3 caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average l3 cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threadss, including the Lenovo B590 which has two processor threadss.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the B590 the cache memorys range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the B590 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B590. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the B590. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo B590 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo B590 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the B590 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the B590.

If this portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Glossy Display
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
L2 Cache

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 mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887770915419, 00887770915426, 00887942349189

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