Tough but stylish, and full of the latest features, this affordable laptop will help you and your family meet every challenge. Built to last and ultimately affordable, the Lenovo G580 notebooks...
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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo G580 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G580 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Based on 5,057 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other brands.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G580 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G580. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G580 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G580 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this spec and age. Most laptops of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G580.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo G580 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the G580.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G580 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo G580 has a full-size keyboard.
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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Lenovo G580 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have hard drive capacitys of between 180GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G580 range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo G580 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
AC Cables Included
This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Lenovo G580 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Lenovo G580 does not have a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the G580 do have a front camera.
Very Short Battery Life (max)
The Lenovo G580 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 5 hours) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G580 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 26h.
Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar spec and age 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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G580, the Lenovo G580 does not have a touchscreen.
The Lenovo G580 is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G580. The weights of laptops of this spec and age range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
We compared all the other 2.6kg heavy portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T520[plb_1500745_price] is also worth considering.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the G580.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G580 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Average Display Diagonal
The Lenovo G580 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price].
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Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo G580 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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