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Lenovo L540 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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Optimized for Windows 8, this 15.6" laptop delivers on performance and price, with 4th gen Intel processors, robust security features, great multimedia features, and legendary ThinkPad... More
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16 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo L540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the L540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540 have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. The Lenovo L540 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the L540.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 8460p is also worth considering.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 640 G1 (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The display diagonals of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L540 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L540. The average hard drive speed of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L540 is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L540 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo L540 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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7 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 notebook PCs of this spec and age 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 laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo L540 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the L540 have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo L540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo L540 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L540.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L540.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual

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
Silencieux
Aangenaam stil
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo p231861, apple 20av0072, lenovo p231861p, lenovo 20av0072, apple 20av0072u, lenovo 20au0033, lenovo 20av0072u, apple 20av0072uk, lenovo 20au0033u, lenovo 20au0033uk, warranty 20au0033, lenovo 20av0072uk, warranty 20au0033u, warranty 20au0033uk
Barcodes 00888228734804, 00888228735221, 00888228735306, 00888228736402, 00888228736495, 00888228736624, 04053162385412

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