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16 Reasons For
Very New PCI Express Slots Version
Portable PCs of this spec and age have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z580 that we have assessed the PCI Express slots version of, the Lenovo Z580's PCI Express slots version of 3 is one of the newest.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the Lenovo Z580's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.
Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews
On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by Lenovo.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z580 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Z580 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.
If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Z580, the Lenovo Z580 has a front camera.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z580. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z580 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Fairly High Speaker Power
At 2 Watts, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580. The lowest speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z580 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Z580 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops 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 typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
8 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Z580 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Lenovo Z580 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.
Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Z580 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the Z580.
Average Display Diagonal
The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price].
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo Z580 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
+2 Other reasons
Average Battery Life (max)
The Lenovo Z580 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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
Similar spec Inspiron 15R Special Edition costs less
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