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Lenovo ThinkPad T540p 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T540p. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540p the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540p only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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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 this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540p that we have checked, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the ThinkPad T540p of 2 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540p is 1.9GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad T540p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad T540p.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The ThinkPad T540p has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540p. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£734.30) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540p also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad T540p has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop 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 on the market for more than two years.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The ThinkPad T540p has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the ThinkPad T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540p. The maximum internal memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540p range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The ThinkPad T540p has a quite big battery capacity (56 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540p have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The ThinkPad T540p has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540p. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540p have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540p is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo B590 (2.5kg).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T540p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T540p has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T540p.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ThinkPad T540p has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540p has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540p.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the ThinkPad T540p has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T540p.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p (7.2h).

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
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
Microphone in 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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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 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
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00888228694443, 00888228695372

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