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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Powered by up to 3rd generation Intel Core processors, the Lenovo Z580 laptops deliver a memorable computing experience to a wide variety of users, with a touch of stylish flair. Filled with fun... More
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27 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The IdeaPad Z580 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad Z580 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the IdeaPad Z580 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

Portable PCs of this type and age have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad Z580 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the IdeaPad Z580 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z580 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the IdeaPad Z580.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,876 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad Z580 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. The battery life (max) of the IdeaPad Z580 of 4,400 hours is one of the longest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.9 gigahertz, the IdeaPad Z580 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad Z580. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude E6540[plb_2662040_price] (3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The IdeaPad Z580 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This Lenovo laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the IdeaPad Z580 processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the IdeaPad Z580 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaPad Z580 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The IdeaPad Z580 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The IdeaPad Z580 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z580 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the IdeaPad Z580 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad Z580 is 3GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad Z580.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for more than two years is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB. The IdeaPad Z580 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32,768 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaPad Z580 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaPad Z580's hard drive capacity is one of the biggest amongst laptops that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad Z580.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The IdeaPad Z580 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have cache memorys of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. At 4 megabytes, the IdeaPad Z580 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad Z580.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

At 4 megabytes, the IdeaPad Z580 has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad Z580. The average l3 cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.1MB.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 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 were launched more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market 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 notebook 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 around for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the IdeaPad Z580 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the IdeaPad Z580. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad Z580 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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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 a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad Z580, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the IdeaPad Z580 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z580. Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad Z580 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the IdeaPad Z580 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z580.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaPad Z580 over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The IdeaPad Z580 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the IdeaPad Z580.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Glossy Display
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
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Bluetooth Version
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3G
Bluetooth
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Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
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
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo m81, lenovo m81j, lenovo 3520, lenovo m81jr, lenovo m81jp, lenovo 3520m, lenovo m81jru, lenovo m81jpu, lenovo i73520, lenovo m81jruk, lenovo m81jpuk, lenovo i73520m
Barcodes 00887456013910, 00887456781413, 00887619585520, 00887619585568, 00887619585575

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