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Lenovo T540p 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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25 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T540p the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of portable PCs of this age and type is 2 and the newest is 3. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Lenovo T540p has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst portable PCs of this age.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo T540p is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the T540p only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the T540p is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo T540p is 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 actually the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T540p the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo T540p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T540p.

Alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T540p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC also 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 amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T540p.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo T540p has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T540p.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core 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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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T540p is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo T540p has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T540p has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T540p also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo T540p has a very big maximum internal memory (32,768 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the T540p. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the T540p is 1W and the highest is 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo T540p is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops that came out around the same time as the T540p have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The Lenovo T540p has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T540p have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T540p have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Lenovo T540p which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo T540p is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo T540p has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Lenovo T540p has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T540p.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754 (£651.20) (320GB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T540p the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the T540p, the Lenovo T540p does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T540p

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p (7.2h).

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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
L3 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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
Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t540, lenovo t540p, lenovo i54300, lenovo i54300m
Barcodes 00888440134741, 00888440135625, 00888440136905, 00888440137148, 00888440806822, 00888440807195, 00888440807348, 00888440807409, 00888440807577, 04053162394339

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