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DELL Latitude 15 E5540
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DELL Latitude 15 E5540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Operating SystemWindows 8 Pro or Windows 7 Professional Outstanding ManageabilityRemotely manage and update your laptops with optional next-generation Intel vPro technology. Latitude 5000 Series... More
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DELL Latitude E5540 Review
REVIEW DELL LATITUDE E5540 NOTEBOOK - 2015 LAPTOP REVIEW VIDEO
ITC Reviews: Dell Latitude E5540

17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5540 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. The Latitude 15 E5540 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 E5540 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. The Latitude 15 E5540 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Latitude 15 E5540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 15 E5540 is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 15 E5540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 15 E5540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most commonly found supported number of colours display on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has one of the bigger battery capacities (65 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 15 E5540 is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude 15 E5540 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5540 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 15 E5540 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 E5540

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5540 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this DELL notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Latitude 15 E5540 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C50-A which has better reviews.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Asus X550CA (£548.00) (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The Latitude 15 E5540 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 15 E5540.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(9)
17 July 2014

The Dell Latitude E5540 is a well-specified corporate laptop with a reasonable price tag. It sports a good screen, plenty of storage, and all the ports and wireless connections you are likely to...

Dell's new generation of 15.6 inch laptops for the masses of company desks is also convincing . The high application performance allows simultaneously performing even several tasks smoothly, the...

Ou comment cumuler les fonctions. La nouvelle génération de l'ordinateur bureautique de Dell, le Latitude E5540, prend corps dans un costume sombre de 15,6 pouces cachant un processeur efficient... Read more…

10 May 2014

Zwartwerker. Dell's nieuwste generatie werkpaard voor op kantoor, de Latitude E5540, is gehuld in zwart 15.6 inch 'pak' en beschikt over een efficiënte Intel Core i5 processor. Is het een must... Read more…

16 May 2014

Dell Latitude E5540, przedstawiciel nowej generacji laptopów przeznaczonych do roli sprz?tu komputerowego na stanowisku pracy w firmie, mo?e by? uznany za udany model. Mimo niskonapi?ciowego...

Pluriempleado. La nueva generación de la bestia de carga de oficina de Dell, el Latitude E5540, viste un traje negro de 15.6" y un eficiente procesador Intel Core i5. ¿Indispensable en la oficina?

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30 April 2014

Auch die neue Generation von Dells 15,6-Zoll-Notebook für die Masse der Schreibtische in Unternehmen weiß zu überzeugen : Die hohe Anwendungsleistung erlaubt es, auch mehrere Tätigkeiten...

12 May 2014

Al chiaro di luna. La nuova generazione di un notebook da ufficio Dell, il Latitude E5540, si presenta in un abito nero da 15.6 pollici e con un efficiente processore Intel Core i5. Sarà adatto... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54210, dell i54210u, sm107le554008nl
Barcodes 05397063618453

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DELL Latitude 15 E5540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 220.68
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A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Three USB 2.0 Ports
1,800 RPM Faster Hard Drive Speed
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Fifteen Less PCI Express Lanes (max)

X1 Carbon vs Latitude 15 E5540

Lenovo X1 Carbon vs DELL Latitude 15 E5540
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DELL Latitude 15 E5540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
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Lighter
11.98mm Thinner
50% Bigger Internal Memory
1MB Bigger Processor Cache
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Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

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One More USB 3.0 Port
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