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Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The 15.6" HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on theAccuType Keyboard. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.it, tweakers.net and notebookcheck.org this notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 82%. That puts this portable PC in the top 13% of all the notebook PCs of this type and age.

Reasonably Priced

A few Lenovo B590 reviewers thought the product was good value for money. Carol Scott mentioned on Amazon “Functional and good value for money, ready to use straight away - does what it says on the tin”.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo B590 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the B590. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590 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 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the B590 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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18 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person who purchased this laptop concluded that it was not wifi compatible. Three years ago M-M K. Pce said “Now out of warranty - camera still not working and the wifi adaptor is completely useless” and rated it 1 stars.

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo B590 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market 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 portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the B590. The internal memorys of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B590 range from 1GB to 16GB.

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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 of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this age and spec is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the B590 is 3mAh and the biggest is 30,000mAh. The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B590 is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B590 is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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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 laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Heavy

The lightest medium processor cores laptop that has been around for more than two years is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is one of the heavier medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590, the Lenovo B590 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The Lenovo B590 has a very low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B590 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

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 came out around the same time as the B590. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the B590 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of a comparable type and age to the B590 is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo B590 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and 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 average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 6h battery life portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 15 is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Display Surface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo mbt3, lenovo mbt3f, lenovo mbt3fu, lenovo mbt3fuk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00888772099688

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