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Lenovo Z580 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB Nov 2012
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14 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 were released more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z580 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 4,876 user and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z580 is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. With a battery life (max) of 4,400 hours, the Lenovo Z580's battery life (max) is one of the longest amongst laptops of a comparable type and age to the Z580.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z580 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z580 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC also 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 amongst all portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580.

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

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most frequently found display number of colours on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2,500 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580. The average processor clock speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2,100MHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 800MHz to 3,100MHz.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo Z580 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of this type and age have a front camera, however the Lenovo Z580 does not have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

The Lenovo Z580 is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z580. The lightest notebook PC of a similar spec and age to the Z580 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z580, the Lenovo Z580 does not have a touchscreen.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Z580 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo Z580 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z580.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
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
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
DC-In Jack
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
External Power Adapter
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter 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)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display

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Expert Reviews

(29)
18 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Laptops may still be priced more than other devices but the configuration has constantly been... Read more…

Fast dualcore Intel processor
Decent battery life
Generous 750GB hard disk
Optical drive
Excellent performance
Lacks discrete graphics
1 366 x 768 resolution screen
Too much crapware preloaded
Similar spec Inspiron 15R Special Edition costs less
Low screen resolution
23 August 2013

Lenovo Z580's is a great cheap laptop for the back-to-school season, coming in at just under £500. It's not the most portable of notebooks, but it offers good performance. See all budget laptops.... Read more…

14 June 2013

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop is a beast in performance and gaming. It may look like a full size laptop with decent design, but the configuration delivers you top-notch performance and best gaming... Read more…

28 January 2013

An attractive exterior, solid ergonomics and spritely performance combine to create a cracking budget laptop...

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10 January 2013

At £600, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 is not a budget laptop, but it has a few reasons to merit its price. The fast dual-core Intel Core i7 processor and decent battery life make this a good...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 December 2012 by Deadlymuffin

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 15.6 inch laptop - Red (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz, 8Gb RAM, 750Gb HDD, DVD RW, Windows 8) Absolutely brilliant laptop. Lightweight, powerful, fast and great looking. I did a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2012 by WD
(Verified Purchase)

Really struggled choosing between this one at £499 and the one at £549, with 2GB more Ram and a dedicated graphics card. But in the end went for this, as I do not game. Has so far seemed the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2012 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because I wanted a laptop for University work, I was unsure about Windows 8. I wanted a laptop I felt would last me a few years, so I went for this one. * I was unsure if to go for... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2012 by Old Tyke
(Verified Purchase)

I have never had a Lenovo product before so I did not know what to expect. I need not have had any misgivings - it is simply a superb machine, fast and powerful - easily the best laptop of the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2012 by A. AHMAD
(Verified Purchase)

Being a first year university student who requires a machine which is able to endure the busy and arduous life of a scholar, consisting of 20% work (lab reports and presentations) and 80%... Read more…

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