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Lenovo ThinkPad L540


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For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad L540 specifications page.

NameLenovo ThinkPad L540
Processor4th Gen Intel Core i7-4600M
4th Gen Intel Core i7-4702MQ
4th Gen Intel Core i5-4330M
4th Gen Intel Core i5-4300M
4th Gen Intel Core i3-4000M
Screen15.6“ HD (1366 x 768), 15.6” HD+ (1600 x 900)
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDHDD: 320GB / 500GB / 1TB 5400 RPM
HDD: 320GB / 500GB 7200 RPM
SSD: 256GB SSD (OPAL 2.0)
Optical DriveDVD Recordable 8x Max Dual Layer (clipped) w/ SW Royalty for Windows 8
DVD Recordable 8x Max Dual Layer w/ SW Royalty for Windows 8
GraphicsIntegrated, Intel HD Graphics 4600 with HM86(non-vPro), and W TPM, and W/Express card
NetworkIntel 10/1000 Gigabyte Ethernet
Intel Centrino 7260BN
ThinkPad Wireless 2 x 2 BGN
Intel Centrino Advanced N6235 (Jackson Peak 2) 2 x 2 AGN

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Express CardNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
SmartCard InterfaceNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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