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Lenovo IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GE (IdeaPad G580 Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 339 euro
Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 71%, features: 73%, display: 67% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 83%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GE

80% Review Lenovo IdeaPad G580 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Energy inefficient. Lenovo offers a simple office notebook with a Pentium dual-core processor for 339 Euro (~$425). The operating system must be chosen for there is none. Our test will show whether Lenovo delivers a cheap office notebook or a weak low-priced notebook with the IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GE.

Foreign Reviews

65% Viel Notebook für wenig Geld (Lenovo / IBM IdeaPad G580 (Pentium B950, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD))
Source: [link]
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 65%
Lenovo IdeaPad G580 teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Positive: Very high quality lacquered plastic case; brilliant keyboard; good battery life; powerful video card and low cost.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2012

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge): Processor graphics card which is integrated in the Sandy Bridge Pentium and Celeron processors. Similar to the desktop HD Graphics 2000 and not related to the old Arrandale processor graphics with the same name.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


B960:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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


72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08-27 (Update: 2012-08-27)