This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1,200MHz. The Latitude E6540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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 portable PC.
DELL many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the better rated brands.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Latitude E6540 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1GHz to 3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Latitude E6540 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude E6540.
If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15 (2.8GHz).
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Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Latitude E6540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This DELL laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 amongst all laptops of this age and type.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The Latitude E6540 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude E6540.
Eight Processor Threads
Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude E6540 only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Latitude E6540 has eight processor threads.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude E6540 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The Latitude E6540 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude E6540 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The DELL Latitude E6540 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Very Big L2 Cache
Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E6540 have L2 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average L2 cache is 3.3MB. With a L2 cache of 6 megabytes, the DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the bigger L2 caches amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude E6540 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Latitude E6540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 which have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude E6540 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Latitude E6540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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The average height of portable PCs of this age and type is 29mm, and the heights range from 8.6mm to 180mm. The Latitude E6540 is fairly thick (33.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
DELL released the Latitude E6540 over three years ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E6540 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ENVY 15.
Average Screen Size
The Latitude E6540 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 (17").
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At 2.6 kilograms, the Latitude E6540 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude E6540.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude E6540 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Latitude E6540.
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
0.179 x 0.179
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Built-In Wi-Fi Switch
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
-15.24 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-40 - 65
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video