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Lenovo E540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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Lenovo e540 Overview and review
Lenovo E540 Touch (20C600BAUS ) 15.6-Inch Laptop Quick Review

15 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo E540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo E540 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the E540. The PCI Express slots versions of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the E540 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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

The Lenovo E540 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the E540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo E540 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of laptops of this age and type is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the E540 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released around the same time as the E540 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the E540.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo E540 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the E540. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the E540 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the E540 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo E540 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo E540 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the E540 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the E540.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the E540.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the E540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i54200, lenovo 20c6003, lenovo i54200m, lenovo 20c6003t, lenovo 20c6003tu, lenovo 20c6003tuk
Barcodes 00888228188331, 00888631824499

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