This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Many processor core portable PCs produced by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo E540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the E540 also have a full-size keyboard.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo E540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Lenovo laptop also 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 amongst all portable PCs that are a similar age to the E540.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the E540, the Lenovo E540 has a front camera.
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L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
6 Reasons Against
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Very Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the E540 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Lenovo E540 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo E540 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the E540 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The Lenovo E540 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the E540 is 780GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.
7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E540
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Lenovo laptop has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo E540 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the E540.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E540 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
We compared all the other 15.6" laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VJ[plb_2377738_price] is also worth considering.
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At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E540 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP Zbook 17[plb_2985456_price] (750GB).
Average Battery Life
At 6 hours, the Lenovo E540 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo E555[plb_2906519_price] (6.3h).
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 around for more than two years. 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 Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
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
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
Dolby Advanced v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
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
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 Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video