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Lenovo ThinkPad E540

Lenovo ThinkPad E540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the ThinkPad E540 has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad E540.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad E540 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad E540 also have a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a maximum display resolution of 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 in fact the best display resolution across all laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E540.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The ThinkPad E540 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E540. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 8GB to 80GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 13GB.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The ThinkPad E540 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The smallest total storage capacity of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB.

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E540 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The ThinkPad E540 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E540 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 790GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of between 500GB and 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 850GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E540 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E540 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad E540 has a pretty average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E540.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad E540 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E540.

Other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50 UHD[plb_2658715_price].

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad E540 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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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Specification

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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
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete 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
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
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
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74702, lenovo i74702m, lenovo i74702mq

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