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DELL Latitude E5540

DELL Latitude E5540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL portable PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude E5540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC 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 across all portable PCs that came out 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 laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Latitude E5540 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude E5540. The smallest screen size of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude E5540 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude E5540 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells, including the DELL Latitude E5540 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops of a similar type and age to the Latitude E5540 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Latitude E5540 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E5540. The average internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Asus X75A (£462.59) (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Latitude E5540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly small 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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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Latitude E5540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Latitude E5540 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude E5540.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E5540

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Latitude E5540 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude E5540.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Latitude E5540 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) 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.

Other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A.

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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
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
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
Discrete 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
Bluetooth
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 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 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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05397063564927, 05397063564934, 05397063565030, 05397063565047

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