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Lenovo E540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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Optimized for Windows 8, this 15.6" small business laptop features improved graphics support, enhanced multimedia, and robust security. Plus, Lenovo OneLink technology simplifies connectivity and... More
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Lenovo ThinkPad E540 Unboxing and quick review 1/2
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15 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the E540 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the E540.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo E540 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

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

The Lenovo E540 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the E540 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the E540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

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

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E540 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo E540 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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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 of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Lenovo E540's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memories of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the E540 range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 26GB.

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Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the E540 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo E540 which has six battery cells.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo E540 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E540 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the E540.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo E540 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the E540 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB and higher rated).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the E540 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo E540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo E540 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of laptops of this age and spec range from 120GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the E540.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E540

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the E540.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo E540 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba A50 (2.5GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo E540 has a pretty typical screen size (15 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the E540.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo E540 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 on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo E540 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 20c60041mh1, lenovo 20c6, lenovo 20c6s01e00
Barcodes 00887942965952, 00888228192635, 00888228194370, 00888228194950, 00888228195612, 00888631819693, 08882281943700, 08882281949504, 08882281956120
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