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

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. 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 type and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude E5540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude E5540 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude E5540. Portable PCs of this type and age have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider 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, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E5540.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540, the Latitude E5540 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core 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)

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

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E5540. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL Latitude E5540 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E5540 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 65 watt-hours, the DELL Latitude E5540 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 50Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age 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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The DELL Latitude E5540 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude E5540.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude E5540 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540 range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Latitude E5540 range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E5540.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo T520 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude E5540 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude E5540. The hard drive capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude E5540 range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude E5540 is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude E5540.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E5540 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Latitude E5540 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E5540

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This DELL notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Latitude E5540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a relatively average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sm001le55402nl, ca001le55402emea
Barcodes 05397063538836, 05397063565115, 05397063565184, 05397063643820

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42% Faster Processor Clock Speed
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