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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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25 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the L540 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot version of the Lenovo L540 of 3 is one of the newest amongst similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L540 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Lenovo L540 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz, the Lenovo L540 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the L540 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

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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.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of this age and type is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The Lenovo L540 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo L540 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type 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 across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L540.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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Quite Long Battery Life

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L540 have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. At 11 hours, the Lenovo L540 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L540.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this age and type is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo L540 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L540 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook 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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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops of this type and age the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo L540 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo L540 has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the L540 have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L540 is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo L540 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the L540 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Lenovo L540 has a fairly big battery capacity (56 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L540. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this age and type.

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9 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 notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and type to it. 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L540 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo L540 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo L540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of this age and type range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Lenovo L540 is one of the heavier laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L540 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L540 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. The Lenovo L540 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540.

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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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo L540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo L540 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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
Le lecteur DVD tourne en permanence quand un DVD est insr
28 November 2014

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