Dell Precision 5540 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Dell Precision 5540 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Precision 5540

Key FeaturesDell Precision 5540
At Glance
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
3.93 lb
1.78 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,114
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,504
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 5540 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
T2000
4GB GDDR5
AvailabilityDell Precision 5540
Released2019
Release Info
  • Announced at Computex 2019.
  • Available from early July 2019.
PricingStarting at $1,339
Generations
Stores
Dell Precision 5540 Price
Dell Precision M5540 15.6 UHD Touchscreen Intel Core i7-9750H 2.60Ghz 32GB 1TB SSDR Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Dell Precision M5540 15.6 UHD Touchscreen Intel Core i7-9750H 2.60Ghz 32GB 1TB SSDR Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By Dell
$995.00
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC, FHD Non-Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H 2.60GHz Processor, 16GB Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera, HDMI, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC, FHD Non-Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H 2.60GHz Processor, 16GB Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera, HDMI, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By Dell
$999.99
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC FHD+ Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H 2.60GHz Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera HDMI NVIDIA Quadro T2000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC FHD+ Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H 2.60GHz Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera HDMI NVIDIA Quadro T2000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$999.99
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H Processor, 32GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera, HDMI, NVIDIA Quadro T2000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5540 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touch, Intel Core i7-9850H Processor, 32GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD Drive, Web Camera, HDMI, NVIDIA Quadro T2000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$949.99
Dell Precision 5540 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i5 9th Gen - i5-9400H - 4.3Ghz - 256GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5540 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i5 9th Gen - i5-9400H - 4.3Ghz - 256GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$469.00
Dell Precision 5540 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7-9850H - 8GB RAM - 512GB SSD - Platinum Silver
Dell Precision 5540 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7-9850H - 8GB RAM - 512GB SSD - Platinum Silver
By Dell
$1,689.99
ExteriorDell Precision 5540
Dimensions14.06 x 9.26 x 0.44 in (357 x 235 x 11.2 mm)
Width: 14.06” (357 mm)
Depth: 9.26” (235 mm)
Height: 0.44” (11.2 mm)
Weight3.93 lbs (1.78 kg)
Colors
  • Aluminum Platinum Silver LCD Cover
  • Aluminum Titan Gray LCD Cover
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.03 x 2.45 in (102.40 mm x 62.40 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayDell Precision 5540
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6" UltraSharp FHD IGZO4
    • 1920x1080, AG, NT, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% sRGB.
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp UHD IGZO4
    • 3840x2160, Touch, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% Adobe,
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp OLED UHD
    • 3840x2160, Non-Touch,w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% DCI-P3
PortsDell Precision 5540
Ports
Dell Precision 5540 Ports
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  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Support PowerShare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Port
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x SD-card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock
Internal SpecsDell Precision 5540
Processor
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.30 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. Intel Xeon E-2276M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.80 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  6. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Precision 55401
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H98487.86%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H1,04493.21%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H1,08096.43%
4
Intel Xeon E-2276M1,120100.00%
5
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H1,06695.18%
6
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK1,11499.46%
01,120
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Dell Precision 55401
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H3,69056.73%
2
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H4,88075.03%
3
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H4,91475.55%
4
Intel Xeon E-2276M5,16579.41%
5
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H6,10093.79%
6
9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK6,504100.00%
06,504
Integrated Graphics
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  4. Intel Xeon E-2276M
    Intel® UHD Graphics P630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  5. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9880H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  6. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SoDIMM
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1455 MHz, 768 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1575 → 1785 MHz, 1,024 CUDA Cores.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
      Available only on a 3-cell 56Wh battery model.
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
ConnectivityDell Precision 5540
Wi-Fi
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9260 2x2 802.11ac
  • Qualcomm QCA6174A 2x2 802.11ac
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
BatteryDell Precision 5540
Size
  • 56 Wh (3-cell lithium-ion)
  • 97 Wh (6-cell lithium-ion)
Power Supply130 W power adapter
Power rated at 19.5VDC/6.67A.
SoftwareDell Precision 5540
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 7.5
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial
Camera & AudioDell Precision 5540
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
Audio
  • Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers
  •  dual-array microphones
MiscDell Precision 5540
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
Security
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12) (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor), Dell Client Command Suite available (dell.com/command), Factory Installed Dell Client Command | Update, Dell Command | Power Manager
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification)
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Dell Precision 5540: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Dell Precision 5540.

Dell Precision 5540

Dell has revealed the Precision 5540, a 15.6-inch machine, in 2019. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-9980HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro T2000 with 4GB GDDR5. For display option, it has a 15.6 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 15.6" UltraSharp FHD IGZO4
    • 1920x1080, AG, NT, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% sRGB.
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp UHD IGZO4
    • 3840x2160, Touch, w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% Adobe,
  • 15.6" Ultrasharp OLED UHD
    • 3840x2160, Non-Touch,w/Prem Panel Guar, 100% DCI-P3

Moreover, Dell claims that the Dell Precision 5540 supports up to 64GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. Furthermore, It comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot, that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage.

Additionally, the Dell Precision 5540 measures 14.06” x 9.26” x 0.44” (357.12 x 235.20 x 11.18 mm) and weight at 3.93 lbs. (1.78 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Support PowerShare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Port
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x SD-card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock