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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 Mar 2013
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17 Reasons For

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Lenovo Z580 has a front camera.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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7 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Heavy

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.

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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.

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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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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

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.

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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 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.

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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.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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TV Tuner Integrated
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Full-Size Keyboard
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Infrared Data Port
Display

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Expert Reviews

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18 December 2014

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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
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Low screen resolution
23 August 2013

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14 June 2013

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28 January 2013

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10 January 2013

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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