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Lenovo T540p

Lenovo T540p 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 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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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T540p range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo T540p has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the T540p.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo T540p has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T540p. Most of the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the T540p only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T540p the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Lenovo T540p has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this type and age is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the T540p.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo T540p is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T540p have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo T540p has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T540p.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T540p. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo T540p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the T540p the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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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 that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop 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 similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo T540p has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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 amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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

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Fairly Big Screen Size

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 a comparable spec and age to the T540p. The screen sizes of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p, the Lenovo T540p has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T540p has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 9,210 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo T540p's battery capacity is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T540p. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T540p the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo T540p is a nine battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the T540p only have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo T540p has a very fast maximum turbo frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Laptops of this age and spec 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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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Lenovo T540p which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The Lenovo T540p has one of the bigger L3 caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest L3 cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly big processor cache 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 were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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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. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T540p the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 57 watt-hours, the Lenovo T540p has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T540p is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the T540p is 2.1GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 0.51GB to 4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Lenovo T540p's discrete graphics adapter memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that came out around the same time as the T540p 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 similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo T540p has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

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

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

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

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Very Low Speaker Power

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. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T540p have speaker power of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T540p

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo T540p has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the T540p.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the Lenovo T540p has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the T440p[pl_2625194_price] (7.2h), or the T440p[pl_2275373_price] (7.4h) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 3g4, lenovo t540, lenovo 3g4g, lenovo t540p, lenovo 20be003, lenovo 20be003s, lenovo 20be003su, lenovo 20be003sus
Barcodes 00888228556888, 00888228696744, 00888228696942, 00888228700069, 00888228701660, 00888228703220, 00888228704166, 08882286969422

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