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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. The DELL Latitude E6540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude E6540.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Latitude E6540 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
DELL many processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Latitude E6540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude E6540.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Latitude E6540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude E6540.
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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 portable PCs of this age and type.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Latitude E6540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E6540.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL Latitude E6540 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Latitude E6540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude E6540.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude E6540 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The Latitude E6540 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude E6540.
SSD Storage Medium
The DELL Latitude E6540 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 a similar spec and age to the Latitude E6540.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Latitude E6540 which has four USB 3.0 ports.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. The DELL Latitude E6540 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
Eight Processor Threads
The Latitude E6540 is a eight processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude E6540 only have between four and seven processor threads.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude E6540 range from 2MB to 8MB. The DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Nine Battery Cells
The Latitude E6540 has more battery cells than most of the many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude E6540. Most of the many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between two and eight battery cells, however this portable PC has nine battery cells.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of many processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude E6540 range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. With a battery capacity of 97 watt-hours, the DELL Latitude E6540 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Latitude E6540 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Across all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude E6540 the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
2 Reasons Against
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
At only 256 gigabytes, the Latitude E6540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude E6540. Many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude E6540 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.5TB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The DELL Latitude E6540 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude E6540
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when DELL released the Latitude E6540.
Average Screen Size
The Latitude E6540 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
The Latitude E6540 has a pretty typical weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Latitude E6540.
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Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8790M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Dell Webcam Central software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video