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Lenovo S540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S540.

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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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S540. The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the S540 is 5.5GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo S540 has an SSD storage media which is better than most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S540 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S540 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo S540 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the S540.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo S540 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the S540 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo S540 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S540 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo S540 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S540 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo S540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S540 range from 5Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 62.8 watt-hours, the Lenovo S540 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Lenovo S540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S540 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo S540 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo S540 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the S540. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo S540's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the S540 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the S540 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 22GB. The Lenovo S540 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo S540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the S540. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo S540 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the S540 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo S540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and type have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo S540 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S540.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo S540 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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LightScribe
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Camera
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Networking
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DC-In Jack
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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USB 3.0 Port
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Intel Visual Technology

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…

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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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