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Lenovo W540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 is 1,200MHz. The Lenovo W540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

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 laptops of this spec and age.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540. The average processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the W540 is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 (£1,612.26) (2.8GHz).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the W540.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the W540, the Lenovo W540 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 3.2GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. At 3.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the W540.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540's maximum internal memory is one of the biggest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 9,210 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo W540 has one of the biggest battery capacities amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W540 have battery capacities of between 45mAh and 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,600mAh.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo W540 is a nine battery cell count portable PC.

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Narrow

At only 375.9 millimeters, the Lenovo W540 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the W540. The average width of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W540 is 380mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W540 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the W540.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL Precision M4800 (8GB).

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Lenovo W540 is a one built-in speaker laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the W540 have between one and three built-in speakers.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the W540, the Lenovo W540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the W540 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the W540.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the W540.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo W540 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo W540 has a fairly typical weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the W540.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564 (2.5kg), or the Lenovo T540p (2.5kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete 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
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Bundled Software
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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution 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 Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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Auto color calibration for workstation graphics
Excellent CPU performance for a laptop
Very good performance
Classic Thinkpad design
ThinkVantage tools
Touch interface is wonky and difficult to use
Surprisingly poor 3D performance
Temperature development
Short battery life
Performance loss in battery mode (highperformance profile)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 4710, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 64bit, lenovo 4710m, lenovo 4710mq, lenovo p219390, lenovo p219390p
Barcodes 00888228540634, 08882285406348

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