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Lenovo W540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other 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 many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average processor frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the W540 is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the W540, the Lenovo W540 has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo W540 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the W540.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo W540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

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

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo W540 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the W540.

The worst memory slots across similar types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average hard drive speed of many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the W540 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo W540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the W540 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the W540 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec, the Lenovo W540's processor boost frequency of 3.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W540 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the W540 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the W540.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the W540 is 4,300mAh. With a battery capacity of 9,210 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo W540 has one of the biggest battery capacitys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Nine Number of Battery Cellss

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

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Very Fast Processor Front Side Bus

The Lenovo W540 has a very fast processor front side bus (1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest processor front side bus of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the W540 is 1,300MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo W540 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the W540 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo W540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The display brightnesss of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the W540 range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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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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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the W540 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. The Lenovo W540 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo W540 does 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 were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the W540 is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 790GB. The Lenovo W540 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W540

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the W540 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the W540.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the W540.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable 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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Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
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
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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Auto color calibration for workstation graphics
Excellent CPU performance for a laptop
Very good performance
Classic Thinkpad design
ThinkVantage tools
Touch interface is wonky and difficult to use
Surprisingly poor 3D performance
Temperature development
Short battery life
Performance loss in battery mode (highperformance profile)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20bg001, lenovo 20bg001b, lenovo 20bg001bu, lenovo 20bg001buk
Barcodes 00888228540771, 00888772630522, 00888772630669, 00888772630720, 00888772630942, 00888772631048, 00888772631536, 04053162939684

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