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Lenovo Z580 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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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 of this spec and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z580 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop 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 many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Z580.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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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 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Z580 have a front camera, however the Lenovo Z580 does not have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z580, the Lenovo Z580 does 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 frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Across all the portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z580. Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Z580 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z580.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the Z580.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Z580.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo E545[plb_2857006_price] (6.2h and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

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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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55008679, 59362735, 59365428, lenovo m81, lenovo m81j, lenovo m81jp, lenovo i73520, lenovo m81jpu, lenovo m81jpuk, lenovo i73520m
Barcodes 00887456035370, 00887619506785, 00887619585520, 00887619923162, 00887770059359, 00887770059366, 05053785600885

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