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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60041

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60041
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60041 (ThinkPad Edge E540 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i3-4000M, 2x 2,4 GHz, Hyperthreading, TDP 37 W
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4600, Core: 400-1100 MHz, Shared Memory, 9.18.10.3272
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, 1.600 MHz, Single-Channel
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, LG Display LP156WHU-TPB1, TN LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM87 (Lynx Point)
Storage
Hitachi Travelstar Z7K500 HTS725050A7E630, 500 GB 
, 7200 rpm, 415 GB free
Soundcard
Conexant CX20751/2
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio combo-jack, Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless-AC 7260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
Matshita DVD-RAM UJ8C2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 29.6 x 377 x 250 ( = 1.17 x 14.84 x 9.84 in)
Battery
48 Wh Lithium-Ion, L11S6Y01, 10,8 V, 4400 mAh, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 6.2 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Accu Type, Keyboard Light: no, Various Lenovo tools, trial version MS Office 365, Cyberlink PowerDVD, Norton Internet Security 30 day trial version, Absolute Data Protect
Weight
2.46 kg ( = 86.77 oz / 5.42 pounds), Power Supply: 221 g ( = 7.8 oz / 0.49 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 62%, features: 65%, display: 69% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 68%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60041

78% Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60041 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Fade to gray. Lenovo's series E540 is designed for business users who are looking for an inexpensive and individually configurable 15.6-inch notebook. While certain mobility features take a back seat, the quality of the tried-and-true ThinkPad input devices is still a priority for Lenovo. The E540 is a pretty impressive notebook overall and its one obvious shortcoming seems almost unavoidable in this price class.
60% Lenovo ThinkPad E540
Source: CNet English
L’exemplaire que nous avons reçu pour cet essai a rencontré plusieurs problèmes avec notre le programme de test PCMark 8 Home. Malgré plusieurs réinstallations du système et l’utilisation de points de restauration, nous n’avons pu le faire fonctionner sans plantage. Les autres tests comme 3DMark Cloud Gate ont bien fonctionné pour atteindre un score de 5 597 points, l’un des plus élevés pour cette gamme de prix. L’autonomie de la batterie se veut très correcte pour un PC de cette puissance, avec 4 heures et 17 minutes.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/20/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4600:

Integrated processor graphics card found on a number of Haswell CPU models. Offers varying clock speeds depending on the CPU.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
4000M:

Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with no Turbo Boost support. 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":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.46 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


69%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4210M, 14", 2.2 kg
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HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4210M, 14", 2.064 kg
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HD Graphics 4600, Core i7 4702MQ, 14", 2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-03- 6 (Update: 2014-03- 6)