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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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18 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this type and age is 17GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the L540.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo L540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The Lenovo L540 has one of the newest PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst laptops of this age. The average PCI Express slots version of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the L540 is 2.1, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the L540 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency 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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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

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

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the L540 is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 3540[plb_2905720_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo L540 is 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 in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L540.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC 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 that are a similar age to the L540 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the L540.

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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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable 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.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on comparable spec laptops 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. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo L540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L540 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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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.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo L540 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540. Notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo L540 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L540 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo L540 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus F200MA[plb_2413091_price].

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L540.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo L540 has a fairly average battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the L540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
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
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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
Le lecteur DVD tourne en permanence quand un DVD est insr
28 November 2014

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