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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 192GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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22 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 that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540 is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the L540 is 2 and the newest is 3. At 3, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the L540.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Lenovo L540 of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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

The Lenovo L540 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo L540 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L540 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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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 most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released 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. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo L540 has a better storage medium than most similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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 media is actually the best storage medium across all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L540.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo L540 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the L540 range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of 11 hours, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the L540.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L540.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L540 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the L540 also have a front camera.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L540 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540. This Lenovo notebook PC is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 is 21GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. The Lenovo L540 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.2 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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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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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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8 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 notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo L540 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L540 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, 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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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 192 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L540.

Other 192GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price].

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540 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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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo L540 is one of the heavier comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the L540 amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

There are a number of other 2.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo L540[plb_2501252_price].

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the L540.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo L540 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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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
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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Display
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
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Graphics
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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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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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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
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
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Height
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Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
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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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DVD drive always spinning when a DVD is inserted
Poor viewing angles and color accuracy of the display
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Keyboard not illuminated
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28 November 2014

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