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Lenovo ThinkPad W540
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Lenovo ThinkPad W540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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19 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the laptops that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the ThinkPad W540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W540.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 has one of the fastest processor frequencys (2.9 gigahertz) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W540, the ThinkPad W540 has a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of this age and type.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the NP905S3G, and the NP905S3G both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad W540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad W540.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W540 range from 2.5h to 22h. At 11.1 hours, the ThinkPad W540 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W540.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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5112 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W540 only have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys, however the ThinkPad W540 has 5112 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 is a nine number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W540 is 18GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W540 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The ThinkPad W540 has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys (3.9 gigahertz) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W540 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W540. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W540 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 65Wh. At 99.9 watt-hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad W540 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ThinkPad W540 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad W540 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops 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 frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.5 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad W540 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W540. The smallest display diagonal of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W540 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W540

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the ThinkPad W540 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W540 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad W540.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the ThinkPad W540 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad W540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W540.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
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Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo k2100, lenovo k2100m, lenovo 20bg0042, lenovo 20bg0042u, lenovo 20bg0042uk
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