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Lenovo IdeaPad V560

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad V560Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad V560 (Ideapad V Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.444kg
Price: 749 euro
Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 77%, features: 68%, display: 74% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad V560

83% Review Lenovo IdeaPad V560 Notebook | Notebookcheck
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84% Test Lenovo IdeaPad V560 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% display: 78% mobility: 80% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 85%

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.


370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» 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.


2.444 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 %

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83.5%: 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.


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Stefan Hinum, 2010-10-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)