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DELL Latitude 3540

DELL Latitude 3540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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16 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL Latitude 3540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 3540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Latitude 3540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 3540 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year range from 2 to 3. The DELL Latitude 3540 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 3540.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the DELL Latitude 3540 of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 3540 is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the DELL Latitude 3540 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 3540. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 3540 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked, the DELL Latitude 3540's processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 3540 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2440913_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 3540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 3540 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Latitude 3540 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 3540 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 3540 is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 3540 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 3540 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 3540 also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.4 gigahertz, the Latitude 3540 has a very fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 3540. The average processor boost frequency of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 3540 is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude 3540 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 3540 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 3540 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 3540 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 3540, the Latitude 3540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 40 watt-hours, the Latitude 3540 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 45Wh.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 3540 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 3540 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Latitude 3540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 3540 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 3540 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 3540 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 3540 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Latitude 3540 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 3540 has a fairly small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 3540. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 3540 range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 3540

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Latitude 3540 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 3540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 3540.

Other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook E734[plb_2792959_price].

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Latitude 3540 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 3540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® RealSense Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54200, dell i54210, dell i54200u, dell i54210u
Barcodes 05397063562794, 05397063679829

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Older PCI Express Slots Version
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