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

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ThinkPad Edge E540 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Edge E540 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad Edge E540, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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

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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 have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad Edge E540 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst laptops of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the ThinkPad Edge E540 of only 48 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest amongst laptops of this spec and age. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540 is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad Edge E540 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Edge E540. The lightest notebook PC that came out more than two years ago is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad Edge E540 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad Edge E540 has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2560064_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ThinkPad Edge E540 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Edge E540 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.2 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad Edge E540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 449.97
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