The Lenovo L540 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop compared to most of the medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the L540 which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Lenovo L540 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.
Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version
At 3, the Lenovo L540 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.
Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and specifically for Lenovo medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The Lenovo L540 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Portable PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Lenovo L540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and spec.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.
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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo L540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L540.
Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Screen Size
The Lenovo L540 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the L540 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Acer TravelMate TMP2 (17.3").
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo L540 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the L540 also have a front camera.
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 this age and spec.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the L540 is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB.
Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Lenovo L540's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo L540 is a three USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The Lenovo L540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo L540 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of this spec and age is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
Six Battery Cells
The Lenovo L540 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.
8 Reasons Against
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo L540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo L540 which has one USB 3.0 port.
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The average weight of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the L540 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo L540 is one of the heavier medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G500 (2.6kg).
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the L540.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E1-572 (6GB).
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Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 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
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
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 Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
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 Pro
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 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
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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