Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Mobile Workstation

  |   by Josh Grant
Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Mobile Workstation

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Mobile Workstation can serve as a desktop replacement. The notebook includes a 15.5-inch screen with 2880×1620 resolution, an Intel Core i7-4800MQ quad-core processor, and Nvidia Quadro K2100M w/ 2GB GDDR5 memory.

  • 15.5-inch 3K display (2880×1620 resolution, IPS panel, anti-glare surface)
  • Built-in X-Rite PANTONE color calibrator
  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-4800MQ quad-core processor (2.7GHz, up to 3.7GHz Turbo Boost, 6MB cache, 47W TDP)
  • Nvidia Quadro K2100M w/ 2GB GDDR5 memory
  • 8GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (1x 8GB: 32GB max. supported – 4x 8GB)
  • 256GB mSATA SSD (Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP)
  • Internal DVD burner (PLDS DVD-RW DU8A5SH)
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 wireless network adapter
  • Integrated Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated 720p webcam
  • Integrated fingerprint reader
  • 9-cell li-ion battery (9.21 Ah)
  • Dimensions: 14.8″ x 9.8″ x 1.1″
  • Weight: 5.57 lbs.

  • Pros

    • Excellent quality 3K IPS display
    • Built-in display calibrator
    • Very good performance
    • Good value
  • Cons

    • Poor clickpad
    • Pointing stick lacks dedicated buttons
    • Minor keyboard layout issues
    • Gets warmer than expected

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