Pros

  • Powerful graphics and processor
  • 1920-by-1080 pixel resolution

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Power hungry; short battery life

At A Glance

The lenovo Y580 is a great choice for any portable computing needs, provided you can carry it.

Manufacturer’s Description

YOU BRING THE IDEAS, WE'LL BRING THE SWAGGER.

Attention-getter, multimedia maven or gaming virtuoso - no matter what you call yourself, our IdeaPad laptops power your imagination and your sense of self-expression. They feature clever technology and a spectrum of equally smart designs.

EXPRESS YOURSELF

IdeaPad's stylish design makes these laptops ones to see and be seen with. No two people are the same. We kept that in mind when we designed the first IdeaPad laptops. Fact is, we wanted to give you options for expressing yourself. You may look at a tribal tattoo pattern and see yourself. Or maybe bold colors or a sleek metallic finish is more your speed. Choose carefully - you will get noticed.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 59345715
Battery Information
Maximum Battery Run Time 5 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Storage
Storage Size 750 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA/150
Hard Drive RPM 7200
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
UPC Code 887263953744
Manufacturer Part Number 59345715
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name IdeaPad Y580 Notebook
Marketing Information YOU BRING THE IDEAS, WE'LL BRING THE SWAGGER.

Attention-getter, multimedia maven or gaming virtuoso - no matter what you call yourself, our IdeaPad laptops power your imagination and your sense of self-expression. They feature clever technology and a spectrum of equally smart designs.

EXPRESS YOURSELF

IdeaPad's stylish design makes these laptops ones to see and be seen with. No two people are the same. We kept that in mind when we designed the first IdeaPad laptops. Fact is, we wanted to give you options for expressing yourself. You may look at a tribal tattoo pattern and see yourself. Or maybe bold colors or a sleek metallic finish is more your speed. Choose carefully - you will get noticed.

Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line IdeaPad
Product Series Y580
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Pro, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 6 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • IdeaPad Y580 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.4"
Width 15.2"
Depth 10.0"
Weight (Approximate) 98.72 oz
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i7
Processor Model i7-3630QM
Processor Speed 2.40 GHz
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Cache 6 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 8
Input Devices
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 108.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 4:23   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 21.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 1751.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 15.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 418.2   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 490.6   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 184.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 185.3   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 123.5   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Gaming Score 99.0
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 20.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 30.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 52.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 80.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 46.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 75.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 91.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 29.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 61.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 96.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 136.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 105.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 165.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 186.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 66.0
Working power usage 6.1   Watt hours
Idle power usage 17.9   Watts