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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Clock Speed
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
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, SD
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
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
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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Fast dualcore Intel processor
Decent battery life
Generous 750GB hard disk
Lacks discrete graphics
1 366 x 768 resolution screen
Too much crapware preloaded
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