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DELL Latitude E6540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Dell Latitude E6540 Quick Review
Dell Latitude E6540 : Review
Test et présentation du DELL Latitude E6540, PC portable PRO.
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22 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E6540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Latitude E6540 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E6540. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Latitude E6540 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the newest PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Latitude E6540 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by DELL have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL Latitude E6540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude E6540. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Latitude E6540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Latitude E6540 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude E6540. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude E6540 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP 14 (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude E6540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E6540.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude E6540 range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude E6540 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude E6540.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£285.60) (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude E6540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude E6540.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Latitude E6540 has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude E6540 is 520GB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Latitude E6540 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Nine Battery Cells

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E6540 only have between one and eight battery cells, however the Latitude E6540 has nine battery cells.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude E6540 is 12GB.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². The Latitude E6540 has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E6540.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

The Latitude E6540 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E6540 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite C55-A (£349.00) (4.3h).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude E6540 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude E6540.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type 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 the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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Heavy

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been available for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The DELL Latitude E6540 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this type and age (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Vostro 3560 (2.6kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude E6540, the DELL Latitude E6540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Latitude E6540 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E6540. The hard drive speeds of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude E6540 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Thick

The Latitude E6540 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 (33.4 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average height of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 27mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E6540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this DELL portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Latitude E6540 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
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
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
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video 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 Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell 64b, dell 4310, dell 64bi, dell 4310u, dell 64bit, dell p220345, dell p220345p
Barcodes 05397063563463

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