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Lenovo Z580 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Oct 2012
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16 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo Z580 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Z580 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo Z580 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Lenovo Z580 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z580.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Z580 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z580.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Z580 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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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 on the market for around the same time as the Z580 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z580 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo Z580 has a quite big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580 is 1W and the highest is 11W. The Lenovo Z580 has one of the highest speaker powers (4 Watts) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Z580 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Z580 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The Lenovo Z580 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

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

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Z580 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z580 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Z580 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z580.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Z580 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z580.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly standard battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z580.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Expert Reviews

(29)
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
Similar spec Inspiron 15R Special Edition costs less
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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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo m81, lenovo m81h, lenovo m81hq, lenovo m81j2, lenovo m81j3, lenovo m81j2u, lenovo m81j3u, lenovo m81hqu, lenovo m81j3uk, lenovo m81hquk, lenovo m81j2uk
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