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Lenovo T540p

Lenovo T540p 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,358 user and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

Price Has Recently Dropped by £50.00

In the last week the T540p has dropped in price by £50.00.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 13 hours, the Lenovo T540p has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average battery life of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 6.9h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the T540p, the Lenovo T540p has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price], or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price] which is cheaper.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and type.

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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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T540p has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T540p also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price], or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price] which is cheaper.

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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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo T540p has more battery cells than most of the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T540p. This notebook PC is a nine battery cell count portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the T540p which only have between two and eight battery cells.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The total storage capacity of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the T540p range from 32GB to 2TB.

There are a number of alternative 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the ZBook 15[pl_2499108_price], or the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price] both from HP.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2617822_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T540p have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo T540p which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo T540p does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p, the Lenovo T540p's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T540p the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T540p

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the T540p.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T540p.

Alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price].

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GS60[plb_2964625_price] (2.5GHz), or the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2617822_price] (2.7GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the T540p.

Alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2100133_price], or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price].

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70[plb_2691520_price] (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T540p has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T540p.

Other 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price].

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP Zbook 17[plb_2985456_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T540p.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564[plb_2508260_price] (2.5kg and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the ZBook 15[pl_2499108_price] (SSD and cheaper) both from HP.

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Specification

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USB 3.0 Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo w10, lenovo w10p, lenovo t540, lenovo t540p, lenovo gt730, lenovo gt730m, lenovo i74910, lenovo i74910m, lenovo i74910mq, lenovo 1920x1080

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DELL XPS 15 vs Lenovo T540p

DELL XPS 15 vs Lenovo T540p
DELL XPS 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
Lenovo T540p
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 15.6"
£ 855.71 £929.99
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Two Hundred and Fifty-Six Bigger Solid-State Drive Capacity
Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
A Lot Bigger Total Storage Capacity
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Three Less Battery Cells

HP 250 vs Lenovo T540p

HP 250 vs Lenovo T540p
HP 250
4 core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Lenovo T540p
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 15.6"
£ 279.99 £929.99
Newer by Ten Months
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Lighter
Moderately Thinner
Twelve Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Only One USB 3.0 Port

DELL Inspiron 15 vs Lenovo T540p

DELL Inspiron 15 vs Lenovo T540p
DELL Inspiron 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
Lenovo T540p
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 15.6"
£ 949.95 £929.99
776GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Expert Reviews Are Better
8GB Bigger Internal Memory
50% Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Two Hundred and Twenty-Four Smaller Solid-State Drive Capacity
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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