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Lenovo S540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo S540 is a four total number of SATA connectors portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S540 only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Lenovo S540 has more number of SATA III connectorss than most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S540. Most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S540 only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, however this notebook PC has four number of SATA III connectorss.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

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

The Lenovo S540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S540 is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo S540 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops of this age and spec. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S540.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have display diagonals of between 11" and 18". The Lenovo S540 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo S540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S540.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo S540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S540.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo S540 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the S540. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S540 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the S540.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 62.8 watt-hours, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S540.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs that are a similar age to the S540 is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo S540 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S540.

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Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo S540 is a four number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo S540 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the S540. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S540 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the S540. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S540 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo S540 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the S540 is 550GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S540 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo S540 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the S540.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Lenovo S540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Lenovo S540 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S540

Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo S540 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S540.

Laptops with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire S7 (9.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the S540.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
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
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
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
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 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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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13 February 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad S540 "Lenovo's ThinkPad S531 is a very good ultrabook with many positive aspects." That was the verdict of the S531, and it also applies for the ThinkPad S540: The notebook offers...

15 February 2014

Sous stéroïdes Haswell. Un ordinateur portable qui vous est possible d'emmener partout doit certes être aussi léger que possible, mais aussi des plus robustes et autonomes. Lenovo a essayé de... Read more…

27 February 2014

Verbeterd met Haswell. Een notebook die je overal mee naartoe neemt moet zo licht mogelijk zijn, maar ook stevig en duurzaam. Lenovo probeert met de ultrabooks uit de ThinkPad S serie aan deze... Read more…

28 February 2014

Hawell taraf?ndan iyile?tirildi. Sürekli yan?n?zda ta??yaca??n?z bir notebook olabildi?ince hafif olmal?. Ama ayn? zamanda dayan?kl? ve sa?laml??? da es geçmemeli. Lenovo, Thinkpad S serisi ile... Read more…

12 February 2014

Recenzja modelu S531 zosta?a podsumowana stwierdzeniem, ?e to udany ultrabook. To samo mo?na powiedzie? o ThinkPadzie S540. Prezentuje on niez?? ogóln? wydajno?? i nie najgorsze osi?gi w grach....

10 December 2013

Na pierwszy rzut oka mog?oby si? wydawa?, ?e testowanie S540 nie ma zbytniego sensu. Okazuje si? jednak, ?e w identycznej jak u poprzednika obudowie kryje si? wi?cej zmian ni? tylko nowsza wersja...

28 February 2014

Melhorado com Haswelll. Um portátil que você pode carregar o tempo todo deve ser o mais leve possível, mas também sólido e duradouro ao mesmo tempo. A Lenovo tenta atender esses requisitos... Read more…

19 February 2014

Mejorado por Haswell. Un portátil que puedes llevar encima debería ser lo más ligero posible, pero también resistente y duradero a la vez. Lenovo intenta cumplir esos requisitos en la serie... Read more…

???????? ???????????. ??????? S540 ??????????? - ????????? ?????????, ???? ?? ????? 2.1 ?????????? ??? ????????? ?????? 15.6 ?????. ?? ? ????????? ??? ????????? ?????? ? ??????? - ????? ????... Read more…

5 May 2014

Ausgestattet ist das Lenovo ThinkPad S540 (20B30059GE) mit einem Intel Core i5-4200U desen zwei Kerne mit 1,6 GHz getaktet sind, einer ausladenden 1 TB großen HDD-Speicherlösung, 16 GB SSD... Read more…

Good application performance
Excellent battery runtimes
Sturdy case
Good input devices
Two Windows operating systems
Problems with the wireless connection
Slightly whining fan under load
Lowcontrast display
Only 12 months warranty
Des problmes avec la connexion sansfil WiFi
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