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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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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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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 are a similar age to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Lenovo B590 of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the B590 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo B590 has one of the higher speaker powers 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 speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo B590 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 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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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B590 the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest l3 cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590 is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Lenovo B590 which has two processor threadss.

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Very Small Cache Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the B590 the cache memorys range from 1MB to 4MB. The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller cache memorys (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the B590.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Portable PCs of this age and type have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo B590 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 fairly typical processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to 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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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

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

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar 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
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Built-In 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59364297, lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
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