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Lenovo T540p
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Lenovo T540p 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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Performance, efficiency and durability make the T540p the corporate laptop workhorse that sets the performance benchmark. With its award winning keyboard, Full HD display and ultra long battery... More
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Unboxing Lenovo T540p
Eazynet #1 - Unboxing Review of Lenovo T540p Core i7-4710MQ

23 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo T540p is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

At 1,300 megahertz, the Lenovo T540p has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the T540p. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the T540p the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p. The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T540p range from 2 to 3.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,876 user and expert reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p that we have checked the processor frequency of, the Lenovo T540p's processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the T540p the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo T540p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The best processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T540p is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T540p.

If this laptop display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo T540p 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 actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T540p.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo T540p has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p, the Lenovo T540p has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T540p the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo T540p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T540p.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops of this age and spec have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. When compared to other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the T540p that we have assessed the processor boost frequency of, the Lenovo T540p's processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the T540p. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the T540p is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T540p have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo T540p which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo T540p is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo T540p has one of the bigger processor caches amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T540p is 3MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and type the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 5,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo T540p has one of the bigger battery capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The Lenovo T540p has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 56 watt-hours, the Lenovo T540p has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Laptops that were launched around the same time as the T540p have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the T540p have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo T540p does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the T540p also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo T540p has one of the lower speaker powers amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T540p is 590GB. The Lenovo T540p has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the T540p.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T540p

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the T540p over two years ago.

Average Weight

The Lenovo T540p has a fairly average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the T540p.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo T540p has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T540p.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Lenovo T540p has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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)
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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)
Battery Capacity
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
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74600, i74600m, 20be003, 20be003n, 20be003nu, 20be003nus
Barcodes 00042111722556, 00888228556727, 00888228556857, 00888228696713, 00888228696737, 00888228708508, 00888440134840, 00888440134857, 00888440135175, 00888440328898, 00888440807058, 00888440807713, 00888631625553, 04053162920507, 08882286967138, 08884401348570, 08884408077138

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