This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
We checked 4,358 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Edge E540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Edge E540.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Edge E540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Edge E540.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The Edge E540 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Edge E540 also have a front camera.
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L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The slowest hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Edge E540 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Edge E540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Edge E540.
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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Very Small Internal Memory
With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Edge E540 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Edge E540. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Edge E540 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Edge E540, the Edge E540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Very Dim Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Edge E540 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Edge E540 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Edge E540 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Edge E540 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This many processor core laptop was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Edge E540 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Edge E540.
Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 15 (2.3GHz and higher rated).
Average Screen Size
The Edge E540 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").
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With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Edge E540 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (2.5kg).
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Edge E540 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Average Battery Life
At 6.2 hours, the Edge E540 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
If this Lenovo laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the E555 (6.3h), or the 11e (6.5h) both from Lenovo.
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium 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.
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
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
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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
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
AC Adapter Power
HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video