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Lenovo ThinkPad T540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T540. The processor frequencys of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad T540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad T540 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T540.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 11 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The battery life (max)s of laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540 range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540 is 30Wh and the biggest is 2,700Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540's battery capacity (Watt hours) is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad T540.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad T540 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago only have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T540. Across all the laptops of this type and age the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540 range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP 17 G2 (500GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB. The ThinkPad T540 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.5 inches, the ThinkPad T540 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T540

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad T540 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T540.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the ThinkPad T540 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74710, lenovo i74710m, lenovo i74710mq
Barcodes 00888772632731, 00888772633882

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