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Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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HIGH VALUE PERFORMANCE WITH AGGRESSIVE PRICINGOptimized for Windows 8, this 15.6" laptop delivers on performance and price, with 4th gen Intel processors, robust security features, great... More
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16 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.7GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W. The hard drive speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (56 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, 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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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W 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 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 a comparable time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Heavy

The weights of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W range from 300g to 3.8kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly standard battery life (max) (7 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_2138688_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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Compatible Memory Cards
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Hard Drive Size
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Number of Hard Drives Installed
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)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
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Camera
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Networking
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Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
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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 HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Security
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Fingerprint Reader
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Energy Star Certified
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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350 vs L540 + Thinkpad Basic Dock 65W

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HP 350
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 449.97
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Lighter
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
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10% Bigger Display Diagonal
Two Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
880g Heavier
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