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Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB May 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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys 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 laptop range.

16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago 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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

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

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo B590 which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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20 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo B590 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this type 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this type and age have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the B590.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,800MHz.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 3,800mAh.

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Very Small L3 Cache

With a l3 cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller l3 caches amongst notebook PCs of this age. The l3 caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 range from 2MB to 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B590 is a two processor threads portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo B590 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo B590 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago that we have checked, the Lenovo B590's front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the B590 is 2.9MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the B590 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The hard drive capacitys of laptops of a similar spec and age to the B590 range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty typical processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B590.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the B590.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
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
Video Capturing Speed
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
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® 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® 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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height
Depth (imperial)
Depth
Width (imperial)
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
Compatible Operating Systems
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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 mbt3fmxliab, lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00534274963506, 00887456850256, 00887456850263, 00887456850287, 00887456980441, 00887770940596, 00887770940749, 00887942518318, 00887942518349, 00887942518356, 00887942518400, 00888228043012, 00888440351131, 00888440351223, 00888440663029, 05054565367202

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