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Lenovo Z580 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Sep 2012
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8 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z580 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580.

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Good Brand

We checked 5,057 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its many processor cores notebook PCs range.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Z580.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. In addition, this portable PC 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 amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo Z580 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Z580 does not have a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z580 do have a front camera.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Lenovo Z580 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,100 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Z580 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z580 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Z580.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Z580 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z580.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Z580 has a relatively standard weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Z580.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Samsung NP905S3G (SSD and higher rated).

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Display
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LED Backlight
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Display Number of Colours
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
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Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
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Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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Full-Size Keyboard
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Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Execute Disable Bit
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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
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
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Security
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AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Intel Visual Technology
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

Lenovo Z580's is a great cheap laptop for the back-to-school season, coming in at just under £500. It's not the most portable of notebooks, but it offers good performance. See all budget laptops.... Read more…

14 June 2013

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop is a beast in performance and gaming. It may look like a full size laptop with decent design, but the configuration delivers you top-notch performance and best gaming... Read more…

28 January 2013

An attractive exterior, solid ergonomics and spritely performance combine to create a cracking budget laptop...

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10 January 2013

At £600, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 is not a budget laptop, but it has a few reasons to merit its price. The fast dual-core Intel Core i7 processor and decent battery life make this a good...

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo m81, lenovo m81j, z58059339351, lenovo m81jp, z58059339356, z58059339354, lenovo m81jpu, lenovo i73520, lenovo m81jpuk, lenovo i73520m
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