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Lenovo ThinkPad T540
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Lenovo ThinkPad T540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Review (Ep: 4) My Head in the Cloud
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20 Reasons For

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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540. The average processor frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540 is 2.2GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook[plb_2497296_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad T540 has an SSD storage media which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most laptops of this spec and age have an HDD storage media. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540 the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 22h. With a battery life (max) of 11 hours, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The ThinkPad T540 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) (99.9 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T540 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 only have between two and eight number of battery cellss, however the ThinkPad T540 has nine number of battery cellss.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The ThinkPad T540 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.5 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ThinkPad T540 has more processor threadss than most of the many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago. Most of the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this Lenovo laptop has eight processor threadss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. At 6 megabytes, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad T540 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T540 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T540 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,150 megahertz, the ThinkPad T540 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 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 many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540 range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the ThinkPad T540 has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.9 megapixels, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T540. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W. At only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad T540 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The ThinkPad T540 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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4 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 fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad T540 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad T540 has a relatively average weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad T540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
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
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
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
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 VGA Ports Quantity
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
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® 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
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
Cables Included
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74710, lenovo i74710m, lenovo i74710mq
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