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Dell Latitude E6540 FHD HD 8790M

Specifications

Dell Latitude E6540 FHD HD 8790MNotebook: Dell Latitude E6540 FHD HD 8790M
Processor: Intel Core i7 4800MQ
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8790M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1860 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 85%, display: 84% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Dell Latitude E6540 FHD HD 8790M

85% Review Dell Latitude E6540 (i7-4800MQ/HD 8790M) Notebook | Notebookcheck
Dell is quick... and offers one of the first business notebook based on the latest Intel Haswell architecture. For 1,860 Euros (~$2455) you get a powerful Intel Core i7-4800MQ in combination with an AMD Radeon HD 8790M and a small SSD.
50% Dell Latitude E6540 review: Windows 7 lives on in this business-class desktop replacement
Source: PC World English
With Windows 7 as its operating system, Dell’s Latitude E6540 feels like a throwback. Whether that’s a good thing depends on what you’re looking for in a business-class laptop. If you want a comfortable, expandable machine to take the place of a desktop, this might be just what the IT department ordered. But you’ll have to contend with a dull, dated design and a high price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
80% Dell Latitude E6540
Source: PC Mag English
The Latitude E6540 has a design that blends rugged strength with professional appeal, and offers a collection of features that should meet the needs of any enterprise user. The combination of a Intel Core i7-480MQ processor and AMD Radeon HD 8790M graphics card provide potent performance, and Dell's ExpressCharge technology gives the battery appeal even if doesn't give a full day on one charge. The Dell Latitude E6540 will be a welcome part of any business, and will do well on any enterprise user's desk.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Latitude E6540 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Dell Latitude E6540 is a strong performer -- built for tough environments and long battery life to boot. A comfortable keyboard and a 1080p display help round out the winning formula. However, mobile professionals might want to consider the $1,399 HP EliteBook Folio 9470m, which offers better performance and is $80 cheaper than the $1,479 E6540.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Dell Latitude E6540 — Intel Haswell в цельнометаллической оболочке
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very good performance; good maintainability. Negative: Quite heavy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2013
100% 力压ThinkPad! 戴尔E6540商务笔记本评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2013
Rating: Total score: 100%
个大就是猛 戴尔Latitude E6540评测
Source: enet.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Positive: Attractive design; aluminum case; high performance; waterproof keyboard. Negative: Touchpad; short battery life; heavy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2013

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 8790M:

Mid-range DirectX 11.1 GPU based on the GCN architecture and the fastest Mars variant.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4800MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07-27 (Update: 2013-07-27)