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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews
On average Lenovo many processor core laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Lenovo W540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
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 many processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Lenovo W540 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo W540 has a front camera.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo W540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the W540 is 8.2GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the W540.
Very Big Battery Capacity
The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the W540 is 30Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. With a battery capacity of 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo W540 has one of the biggest battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Nine Battery Cells
The Lenovo W540 has more battery cells than most of the many processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between two and eight battery cells, however this portable PC has nine battery cells.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the battery capacities range from 56mAh to 9,300mAh. The Lenovo W540 has one of the bigger battery capacities (9,210 milliamperes * hour) amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The Lenovo W540 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the W540. Many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,000 RPM.
Eight Processor Threads
The Lenovo W540 has more processor threads than most of the many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the W540. Most of the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however this portable PC has eight processor threads.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540. The average processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 4.6MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the W540. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the W540 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The Lenovo W540 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
The worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo W540 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo W540 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most laptops of this age and spec. Laptops of this age and type WiFi standards range from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
500:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This portable PC has a 500:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops 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.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 32GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo W540 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the W540, the Lenovo W540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Low Speaker Power
Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the W540 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. The speaker power of the Lenovo W540 of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest amongst laptops of a similar age and spec to the W540.
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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W540. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the W540 is 100GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 720GB.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Lenovo W540 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo W540 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the W540.
Average Battery Life
At 6 hours, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.
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Intel Segment Tagging
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
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, MMC+, RS-MMC, SD, SD, SDIO
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K2100M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
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
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
0 - 3048
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
8 - 95
Storage Temperature Range
5 - 43
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video