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DELL Latitude E5540

DELL Latitude E5540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6" Laptop

£488.08
£315.99 £172.09 cheaper than 50 days ago
2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude E5540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15".

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude E5540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude E5540 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude E5540 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this type and age have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Latitude E5540 has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Latitude E5540 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude E5540. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude E5540 is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. The Latitude E5540 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E5540 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The DELL Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Latitude E5540 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude E5540. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E5540 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude E5540 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Asus X75A (£462.59) (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Latitude E5540, the Latitude E5540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Latitude E5540 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude E5540. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E5540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Latitude E5540.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Latitude E5540 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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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
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
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
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05397063564903, 05397063565023

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DELL Latitude E5540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6"
£ 220.68 £315.99
70% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
One More USB 2.0 Port
32% Faster Processor Clock Speed
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DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
DELL Latitude E5540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6"
£ 899.00 £315.99
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Asus X551CA
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
DELL Latitude E5540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6"
£ 322.97 £315.99
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500GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
43% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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One Less USB 2.0 Port
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