The average PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580 is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Lenovo Z580 has a very new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z580 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Z580.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Lenovo Z580 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.
Very Long Battery Life
The battery life of the Lenovo Z580 of 4,400 hours is one of the longest amongst medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average battery life of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z580 is 24h, and the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,700h.
+11 More reasons for
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo Z580 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z580 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.
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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Z580 is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Z580.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Z580 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z580.
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 were released around the same time as it.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite High Speaker Power
The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580. The lowest speaker power of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo Z580 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Z580 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
6 Reasons Against
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z580 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Z580 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z580, the Lenovo Z580 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
+3 More reasons against
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
When compared to other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Z580, the height of the Lenovo Z580 of 39 millimeters is one of the thickest. The average height of portable PCs of this age and type is 28mm.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the Z580.
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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z580.
+2 Other reasons
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
If this medium processor core portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z40 (8GB).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo 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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, SD
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive Interface
DVD Super Multi
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
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Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Storage Relative Humidity Range
0 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-24 - 45
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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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
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