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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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9 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad Edge E540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Edge E540.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad Edge E540 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad Edge E540 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have a full-size keyboard, however the ThinkPad Edge E540 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad Edge E540.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Edge E540.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP Zbook 17 (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (£1,362.66) (2.5kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad Edge E540.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.2 hours, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad Edge E540.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E555 (6.3h).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 Enhanced Halt State
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 Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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