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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Apr 2014
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24 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo L540 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L540 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L540 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. The Lenovo L540 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo L540 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the L540.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the L540 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the L540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable 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 across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the L540. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the L540 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 4,400h. The Lenovo L540 has a quite long battery life (11 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average screen size of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 (17.3"), or the HP ZBook 17 ($1,149.99) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the L540.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L540 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540 also have a front camera.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo L540 is a three USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L540 is 5,900 RPM. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L540 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the L540, the Lenovo L540's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo L540 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L540 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 56 watt-hours, the Lenovo L540 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540. The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the L540 range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop 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.

If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo L540 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the L540 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Heavy

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Lenovo L540 is one of the heavier medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the L540 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M (2.6kg).

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Specification

Design
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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Operating System/software
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Recovery Operating System
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Processor Special Features
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Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life
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Weight
Height At Front
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Height At Rear
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Certificates
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
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Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

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22 March 2014

In Review: Lenovo ThinkPad L540 (20AV002YGE). Lenovo's ThinkPad L540 (20AV002YGE) is a successful improvement over its predecessor . Especially the input devices of the business notebook are a big...

25 March 2014

Perfectionné. Lenovo a revu son ThinkPad d'entrée de gamme en l'équipant d'un nouveau châssis et d'un nouveau processeur Intel de la génération Haswell. Malgré son prix bien en-dessous de... Read more…

8 April 2014

Verbeterd. Lenovo heeft zijn ThinkPad instapmodellen opnieuw ontworpen en voorziet de business notebooks uit met een nieuwe behuizing en een processor van Intel's huidige Haswell generatie.... Read more…

Geli?tirildi. Lenovo giri? seviyesi ThinkPad modelini yeniden tasarl?yor ve yeni bir kasa ve Haswell i?lemci ile donat?yor. Fiyat?n?n dü?ük olmas?na ra?men beklentileri kar??layaca?? ve ThinkPad... Read more…

21 July 2014

ThinkPad L540 uda? si? Lenovo o tyle, ?e to model godnie zast?puj?cy poprzednika. Przede wszystkim trzeba pochwali? urz?dzenia wej?cia, które nie ust?puj? tym z dro?szych serii. Wydajny procesor...

14 April 2014

Osoby stoj?ce przed wyborem notebooka do pracy bardzo cz?sto zadaj? sobie pytanie, czy jest sens dop?aca? do dro?szych modeli, skoro te ta?sze oferuj? czasem na pierwszy rzut oka podobne... Read more…

26 March 2014

Melhorado. A Lenovo redesenha os seu ThinkPad e equipa o portátil empresarial com um novo case, bem como com um processador da atual geração Haswell da Intel. Apesar do preço bem abaixo dos... Read more…

29 March 2014

Mejorado. Lenovo ha rediseñado su ThinkPad de gama baja y equipa el portátil de negocios con una nueva carcasa así como con un procesador de la actual generación Haswell de Intel. A pesar del... Read more…

28 November 2014

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Conveniently quiet
Silencieux
Aangenaam stil
Ok iyi arayzler
Harika icilik
DVD drive always spinning when a DVD is inserted
Poor viewing angles and color accuracy of the display
High black value
Keyboard not illuminated
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28 November 2014

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