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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo L540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. 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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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Lenovo L540 has a very new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the L540. The oldest PCI Express slots version of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Lenovo L540 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540.

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Good Brand

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

Very Fast Processor Frequency

Laptops of this age and type have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2799483_price] (2.9GHz) 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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L540.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 12 hours, the Lenovo L540 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2988448_price] (13h) 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs 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 notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L540. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo L540 which has three 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 the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo L540 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo L540 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The lightest notebook PC of this type and age is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the L540 is 3,800mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo L540's battery capacity is one of the smallest amongst similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the L540.

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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 on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time 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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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently 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

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the L540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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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