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Lenovo T540p

Lenovo T540p 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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Performance, efficiency and durability make the T540p the corporate laptop workhorse that sets the performance benchmark. With its award winning keyboard, Full HD display and ultra long battery... More
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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo T540p has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo T540p has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T540p. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

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. The PCI Express slot versions of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2 to 3.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo T540p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T540p the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,358 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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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 laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T540p is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. The Lenovo T540p has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the T540p.

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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 most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This 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 across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo T540p has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2515489_price] (17.3").

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Notebook PCs of this age and type have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h. With a battery life of 11 hours, the Lenovo T540p has one of the longer battery lifes amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the T540p, the Lenovo T540p has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Lenovo T540p has a very big battery capacity (9,210 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the T540p. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the T540p have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo T540p has more battery cells than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T540p only have between one and eight battery cells, however this portable PC has nine battery cells.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency 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 laptops that were released around the same time as the T540p the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T540p. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T540p have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 57 watt-hours, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh.

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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 were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X230[plb_2862187_price] (180GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T540p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T540p. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (6GB).

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Heavy

The Lenovo T540p is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The lightest notebook PC of a similar type and age to the T540p is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the T540p the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo T540p does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p the speaker power range from 1W to 11W. With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo T540p has one of the lower speaker power amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo T540p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Processor Model
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configuration
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Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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Display
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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Camera
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Networking
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Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
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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)
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t540, lenovo hdw7, lenovo t540p, lenovo hdw7p, lenovo wlanbtcamw8, lenovo wlanbtcamw8p, lenovo i54300m4gb128, lenovo 20bfs2a300nla1, lenovo i54300m4gb128g, lenovo i54300m4gb128gb, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbs, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbss, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssd, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssdd, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssddv, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssddvd, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssddvdr, lenovo i54300m4gb128gbssddvdrw
Barcodes 00888228556710, 00888228556826, 00888228556833

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