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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 840MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the W540.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
On average Lenovo many processor core laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
At 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W540. Across all the many processor core laptops that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo W540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo W540 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the W540 also have a front camera.
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 portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all many processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
SSD Storage Medium
The Lenovo W540 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most many processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Fairly Long Battery Life
The Lenovo W540 has a fairly long battery life (11.1 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540. The average battery life of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the W540 is 85h.
If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Asus EeeBook X205TA (12h).
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
At 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the W540. The average battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 79Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 2,700Wh.
Nine Battery Cells
The Lenovo W540 has more battery cells than most of the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most of the many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the W540 only have between two and eight battery cells, however this portable PC has nine battery cells.
Very Big Battery Capacity
Portable PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 45mAh and 9,300mAh. When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have checked the battery capacity of, the Lenovo W540's battery capacity of 9,210 milliamperes * hour is one of the biggest.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
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 were released more than a year ago. The average maximum internal memory of many processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 19GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the W540 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 21GB. The Lenovo W540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (32 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W540 is 3.2GHz. The Lenovo W540 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.7 gigahertz) amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo W540 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.
This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.
The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Lenovo W540 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the W540 only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo W540 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the W540. The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the W540 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This portable PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the W540 the widths range from 280mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. The Lenovo W540 is quite narrow (only 376.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo W540 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Low Speaker Power
The lowest speaker power of laptops of this type and age is 1W and the highest is 4W. The Lenovo W540 has one of the lower speaker power (only 1 Watt) amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Lenovo W540 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the W540.
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo W540 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the W540.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo W540 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540.
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At 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the W540.
Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP ZBook 17 (3.4kg).
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the W540.
Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP ZBook 17 (750GB).
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+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
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
HD Audio, Realtek ALC3232, Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution 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
Quick Start Guide
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