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DELL Latitude E5540
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DELL Latitude E5540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude E5540 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. The Latitude E5540 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor core laptops built by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core laptops) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude E5540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude E5540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo B590 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the Asus X550CA, or the HP ProBook 450 G1.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo B590 which is cheaper.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the Asus X550CA, or the HP ProBook 450 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude E5540 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Latitude E5540 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E5540. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Latitude E5540 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Latitude E5540 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The DELL Latitude E5540 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude E5540. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude E5540 is 23GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540.

We compared all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the DELL Vostro 3360 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the X451CA (1.8GHz), or the X551CA (1.8GHz) both from Asus which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Asus S200E, or the HP ProBook 640 G1 which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the PU551LA (6GB), or the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA (6GB) both from Asus or the Toshiba C55 (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude E5540, the Latitude E5540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo YOGA 500 which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Latitude E5540 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this type and age is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E5540 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E5540 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Latitude E5540 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude E5540 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E5540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this DELL portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude E5540 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E5540.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The DELL Latitude E5540 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude E5540 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the HP Probook 450 which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
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Cable Lock Slot
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Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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17 July 2014

The Dell Latitude E5540 is a well-specified corporate laptop with a reasonable price tag. It sports a good screen, plenty of storage, and all the ports and wireless connections you are likely to...

Dell's new generation of 15.6 inch laptops for the masses of company desks is also convincing . The high application performance allows simultaneously performing even several tasks smoothly, the...

Ou comment cumuler les fonctions. La nouvelle génération de l'ordinateur bureautique de Dell, le Latitude E5540, prend corps dans un costume sombre de 15,6 pouces cachant un processeur efficient... Read more…

10 May 2014

Zwartwerker. Dell's nieuwste generatie werkpaard voor op kantoor, de Latitude E5540, is gehuld in zwart 15.6 inch 'pak' en beschikt over een efficiënte Intel Core i5 processor. Is het een must... Read more…

19 November 2014

Dell Latitude E5540 to bardzo udany przedstawiciel notebooków biznesowej klasy ?redniej. Mo?na kr?ci? nosem na przesiadk? w obecnej generacji na procesory niskonapi?ciowe. Ale wystarczy...

Reasonable price for the specification
15.6in Full HD screen
Good complement of ports
Long battery runtime
High application performance
Poor battery life with 65Wh unit
Non, upgradeable 4GB RAM
Relatively large and heavy
Casing can be warped
Keyboard yields
16 May 2014

Dell Latitude E5540, przedstawiciel nowej generacji laptopów przeznaczonych do roli sprz?tu komputerowego na stanowisku pracy w firmie, mo?e by? uznany za udany model. Mimo niskonapi?ciowego...

Pluriempleado. La nueva generación de la bestia de carga de oficina de Dell, el Latitude E5540, viste un traje negro de 15.6" y un eficiente procesador Intel Core i5. ¿Indispensable en la oficina?

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30 April 2014

Auch die neue Generation von Dells 15,6-Zoll-Notebook für die Masse der Schreibtische in Unternehmen weiß zu überzeugen : Die hohe Anwendungsleistung erlaubt es, auch mehrere Tätigkeiten...

12 May 2014

Al chiaro di luna. La nuova generazione di un notebook da ufficio Dell, il Latitude E5540, si presenta in un abito nero da 15.6 pollici e con un efficiente processore Intel Core i5. Sarà adatto... Read more…

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