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Lenovo ThinkPad E540

Lenovo ThinkPad E540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E540.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ThinkPad E540 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This Lenovo laptop is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E540 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the ThinkPad E540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad E540.

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

The ThinkPad E540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E540. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E540 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The ThinkPad E540 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and type the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E540 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ThinkPad E540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E540.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad E540 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad E540 also have a front camera.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops of this spec and age range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32,768 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E540. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E540 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad E540 is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The ThinkPad E540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst laptops of this age. The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 270 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E540. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad E540 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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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Very Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E540. The internal memorys of portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Heavy

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 is one of the heavier laptops of this type and age (2.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The ThinkPad E540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E540

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad E540 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20c6, lenovo 20c6s01e00
Barcodes 00888631819693

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 1,399.00
Hugely Lighter
88% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Better Expert Reviews
50% Bigger Internal Memory
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Inspiron 17 5758 vs ThinkPad E540

DELL Inspiron 17 5758 vs Lenovo ThinkPad E540
DELL Inspiron 17 5758
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
Lenovo ThinkPad E540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 645.00
88% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
50% Bigger Internal Memory
50% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Two USB 2.0 Ports
16.4GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

ThinkPad W550 vs ThinkPad E540

Lenovo ThinkPad W550 vs Lenovo ThinkPad E540
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 508GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
Lenovo ThinkPad E540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
£ 884.99
Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Three USB 3.0 Ports
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
4.15mm Thinner
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Four Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
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