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Lenovo W540 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 15.5" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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4th generation Intel Core processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up-to-date. You can multitask quickly, move... More
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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and type.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the Lenovo W540's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest. Notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the W540 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Good Brand

We checked 5,743 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable type and age to the W540 is 2.2GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W540 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo 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 laptops of this age and type.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo W540 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the W540 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the W540.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo W540 has a better storage medium than most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age 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 in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the W540.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W540 is 3h, the longest is 4,700h, and the average battery life is 26h. The Lenovo W540 has a fairly long battery life (11.1 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the W540.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 56mAh, the biggest is 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh. At 9,210 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the W540.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and spec to the W540, the Lenovo W540's battery capacity of 99.9 watt-hours is one of the biggest. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 58Wh.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the W540.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo W540 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the W540.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the W540 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB. The Lenovo W540 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the W540.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the W540 is 3.2GHz. The Lenovo W540 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Lenovo W540 is a eight processor thread portable PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Nine Battery Cells

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W540 only have between two and eight battery cells, however the Lenovo W540 has nine battery cells.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo W540 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo W540 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W540 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m².

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W540 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the Lenovo W540 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540.

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

The Lenovo W540 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the W540 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the W540 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo W540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo W540 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the W540. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W540 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the W540 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The Lenovo W540 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 15.5 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo W540 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all laptops of this age and type.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Lenovo W540 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the W540.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Bus Type
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt Port
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DVI 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
Windows Key
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Operating System/software
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Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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Auto color calibration for workstation graphics
Excellent CPU performance for a laptop
Very good performance
Classic Thinkpad design
ThinkVantage tools
Touch interface is wonky and difficult to use
Surprisingly poor 3D performance
Temperature development
Short battery life
Performance loss in battery mode (highperformance profile)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74800, lenovo i74800m, lenovo 20bg0013, lenovo i74800mq, lenovo 20bg0013u, lenovo 20bg0013us
Barcodes 00888228686936, 08882286869364
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