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Lenovo W540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the W540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the W540.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops manufactured 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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the W540.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The processor clock speeds of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

If this many processor core laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Celsius H730 (2.8GHz), or the HP ZBook 15 (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 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo W540 has a full-size keyboard.

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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 similar age to it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the W540.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo W540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo W540 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Nine Battery Cells

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

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,600mAh. At 9,210 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 59Wh. The Lenovo W540 has one of the biggest battery capacities (99.9 watt-hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook 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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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of this age and spec range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. The Lenovo W540 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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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 the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the W540 that we have checked, the Lenovo W540's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 is 18GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W540.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo W540 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Lenovo W540 is a eight processor thread laptop.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the W540 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo W540 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

Laptops of this spec and age have widths of between 240mm and 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. With a width of only 376 millimeters, the Lenovo W540 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the W540.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 710GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo W540 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the W540 also do 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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W540 is 1W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. The Lenovo W540 has a quite low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type 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 similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W540

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the W540 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the W540.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 15 (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the W540.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the MSI GS70 (17"), or the HP ZBook 17 (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the W540.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo W540 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this many processor core laptop battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo E545 (6.2h) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization 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

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