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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Power
HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video