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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo L540 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 is 23GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Lenovo L540 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the L540.

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

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo L540 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (12 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L540 range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs of this type and age is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo L540 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo L540 has a maximum display resolution of 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 actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the L540.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L540 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L540 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the L540 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Notebook PCs of this type and age have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W. At 2 Watts, the Lenovo L540 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The Lenovo L540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo L540 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 56 watt-hours, the Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L540. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2.1kg. The Lenovo L540 is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L540.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo L540 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540, the Lenovo L540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this age and type range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the L540 over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo L540 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
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Memory
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Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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Storage
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
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Display
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Touchscreen
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Graphics
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Swivel Webcam
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4G
Bluetooth Version
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Wi-Fi Standards
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Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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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
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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
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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Security
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Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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64-Bit Computing

Expert Reviews

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22 March 2014

In Review: Lenovo ThinkPad L540 (20AV002YGE). Lenovo's ThinkPad L540 (20AV002YGE) is a successful improvement over its predecessor . Especially the input devices of the business notebook are a big...

25 March 2014

Perfectionné. Lenovo a revu son ThinkPad d'entrée de gamme en l'équipant d'un nouveau châssis et d'un nouveau processeur Intel de la génération Haswell. Malgré son prix bien en-dessous de... Read more…

8 April 2014

Verbeterd. Lenovo heeft zijn ThinkPad instapmodellen opnieuw ontworpen en voorziet de business notebooks uit met een nieuwe behuizing en een processor van Intel's huidige Haswell generatie.... Read more…

Geli?tirildi. Lenovo giri? seviyesi ThinkPad modelini yeniden tasarl?yor ve yeni bir kasa ve Haswell i?lemci ile donat?yor. Fiyat?n?n dü?ük olmas?na ra?men beklentileri kar??layaca?? ve ThinkPad... Read more…

21 July 2014

ThinkPad L540 uda? si? Lenovo o tyle, ?e to model godnie zast?puj?cy poprzednika. Przede wszystkim trzeba pochwali? urz?dzenia wej?cia, które nie ust?puj? tym z dro?szych serii. Wydajny procesor...

14 April 2014

Osoby stoj?ce przed wyborem notebooka do pracy bardzo cz?sto zadaj? sobie pytanie, czy jest sens dop?aca? do dro?szych modeli, skoro te ta?sze oferuj? czasem na pierwszy rzut oka podobne... Read more…

26 March 2014

Melhorado. A Lenovo redesenha os seu ThinkPad e equipa o portátil empresarial com um novo case, bem como com um processador da atual geração Haswell da Intel. Apesar do preço bem abaixo dos... Read more…

29 March 2014

Mejorado. Lenovo ha rediseñado su ThinkPad de gama baja y equipa el portátil de negocios con una nueva carcasa así como con un procesador de la actual generación Haswell de Intel. A pesar del... Read more…

28 November 2014

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Conveniently quiet
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Ok iyi arayzler
Harika icilik
DVD drive always spinning when a DVD is inserted
Poor viewing angles and color accuracy of the display
High black value
Keyboard not illuminated
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28 November 2014

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