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Lenovo B560-M488TGE

Specifications

Lenovo B560-M488TGE
Lenovo B560-M488TGE (B560 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 310M - 512 MB, Core: 606 MHz, Memory: 790 MHz, DDR3, ForceWare 189.69
Memory
4096 MB 
, PC3-10600 (667MHz) & PC3-8500F (533MHz)
Display
15.6 inch 16:10, 1366x768 pixel, LP156WH2-TLAA, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel HM55
Storage
WDC Scorpio Blue WD5000BEVT, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, WD5000BEVT-24A0RT0
Soundcard
Realtek ALC269 @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH
Connections
3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: line-out, microphone, Card Reader: 4 in 1 (SD, SD-HC), 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10MBit), Broadcom 802.11n (a/b/g/n)
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT30N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 36 x 381 x 245 ( = 1.42 x 15 x 9.65 in)
Battery
48 Wh Lithium-Ion, 10.8V 4050mAh
Operating System
FreeDos
Camera
Webcam: 0.3 Megapixel
Additional features
12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.399 kg ( = 84.62 oz / 5.29 pounds), Power Supply: 217 g ( = 7.65 oz / 0.48 pounds)
Price
449 Euro

 

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 71%, features: 69%, display: 65% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Lenovo B560-M488TGE

81% Review Lenovo B560 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Essential. Office bargain hunters prick up their ears when Nvidia's Optimus is offered along with a graphics card for 399 euros. This is also the reason for our review of Lenovo's Essential B series. Performance for money champion or snail-paced runner?
81% Test Lenovo B560 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 71% display: 65% mobility: 81% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 91%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


P6100: The Pentium P6100 is an entry level CPU based on the Arrandale core. Compared to the Celeron P4600, the P6100 offers a bit better performance due to the faster System Bus and an increased Level 3 cache. However, VT-x is not available for the P6100.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.399 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Lenovo reviews


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-02- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)