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Lenovo E540 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a comparable type and age to the E540 is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released one year ago, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Lenovo E540 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo E540 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E540 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the E540.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo E540 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the E540.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E540 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the E540.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the E540.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo E540 has one of the biggest maximum internal memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the E540 is 19GB.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo E540 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Heavy

The Lenovo E540 is one of the heavier laptops of this age and spec (2.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that came out around the same time as the E540 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type 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

Most laptops that are a similar age to the E540 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo E540 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Thick

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm. The Lenovo E540 is quite thick (26.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year 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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E540

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the E540.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z70-80 (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo E540 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo E540 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the E540.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the T450s (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E540 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (6GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6 hours, the Lenovo E540 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the B50-80 (6.2h), or the B50-80 (6.2h) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20c6, lenovo 20c6s01e00
Barcodes 00888631819693, 00889233737033
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