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Lenovo L540 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 6GB Jun 2014
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Optimized for Windows 8, this 15.6" laptop delivers on performance and price, with 4th gen Intel processors, robust security features, great multimedia features, and legendary ThinkPad... More
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13 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Lenovo L540 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of portable PCs of this age and type is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo L540 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L540. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the L540 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the L540 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the L540.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo L540 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L540.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook 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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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo L540 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this spec 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo L540 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo L540 is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the L540.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo L540 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Thick

The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. With a height of 31 millimeters, the Lenovo L540 is one of the thicker laptops of this age and spec amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the L540 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo L540 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the L540.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L540.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Display
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
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Networking
4G
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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Operating System Installed
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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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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