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Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its many processor core laptops.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ThinkPad T540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Long Battery Life
Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery lifes of between 3.2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life is 85h. At 13 hours, the ThinkPad T540 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ThinkPad T540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T540 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the laptops of this age and type the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Eight Processor Threads
The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 is a eight processor thread portable PC. Most of the other many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 only have between four and seven processor threads.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most many processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the ThinkPad T540 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
With a width of only 376.4 millimeters, the ThinkPad T540 is one of the narrower laptops of this age and type amongst many processor core laptops of this age. The narrowest many processor core laptop that has been on the market for more than a year is 280mm wide and the widest is 430mm.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
7 Reasons Against
Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
The ThinkPad T540 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average internal memory of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540 is 9GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. When compared to other many processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.
Very Slow Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T540
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad T540.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.
Average Screen Size
The ThinkPad T540 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540.
Alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800.
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At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.
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
133, 1333, 333, 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
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
11, 11.2, 11.2/12
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
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
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 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 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
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video