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Lenovo ThinkPad T540
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Lenovo ThinkPad T540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad T540 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average processor frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540 is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540.

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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 this spec and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad T540 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad T540 has a maximum display resolution of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The ThinkPad T540 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T540 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T540 is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad T540 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T540. Many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo ThinkPad T540 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec 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 have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the ThinkPad T540 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540 is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540's speaker power of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T540 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T540.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T540

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The ThinkPad T540 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T540.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad T540 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T540.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the HP 17 G2 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the ThinkPad T540 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T540.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.2 hours, the ThinkPad T540 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T540.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
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 Resolution (numeric)
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 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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t540, lenovo win10, lenovo t540p, lenovo win10p, lenovo win10pr, lenovo win10pro
Barcodes 00888772633004, 00888772633721, 00888772633875, 00888772634117, 00888772634155, 00888772634841, 00888772635343

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