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

2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB Aug 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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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 4,876 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz 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 available for more than two years. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo B590 has 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 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 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 around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average speaker power of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years 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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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This laptop has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Portable PCs of this age and type processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a very small l3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590. The l3 caches of notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The average cache memory of laptops of this age and spec is 3MB. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo B590's cache memory of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC that is a similar age to the B590 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B590.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this type and age 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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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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 this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_2138688_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
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
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
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 Interface
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video 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
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® 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)
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
Operational Conditions
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
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 59367068, lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887456850270, 00887770009873, 00887770226584, 00887942970130

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