Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z580, the Lenovo Z580's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest. Portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z580 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.
Very New PCI Express Slots Version
The PCI Express slots version of the Lenovo Z580 of 3 is one of the newest amongst laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Z580. The average PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z580 is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Based on 4,876 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other brands.
Very Long Battery Life (max)
When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580, the Lenovo Z580's battery life (max) of 4,400 hours is one of the longest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z580 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.
Fairly Fast Processor Frequency
The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z580 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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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 most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.
16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours
This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Lenovo Z580 has a front camera.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Lenovo Z580 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z580 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Lenovo Z580 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Z580 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
AC Cables Included
This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
The Lenovo Z580 is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The weights of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z580 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Lenovo Z580 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Z580 also do not have a touchscreen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
This Lenovo laptop was released over four years ago.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z580.
If this Lenovo notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.
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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Stick (MS), SD
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive Interface
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
Number of Built-In Speakers
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
TV Tuner Integrated
Operating System Installed
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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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