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Precision 3540 Mobile Workstation

  • Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor, 4 Core, 6MB Cache, 1.6GHz, 3.9Ghz Turbo, 15W
  • Windows 10 Pro 64bit English, French, Spanish
    (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business)
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100 w/ 2GB GDDR5
  • 4GB, 1x4GB, DDR4 2400MHz Non-ECC Memory
  • 2.5" 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
List Price $1,219.43
$709.00
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Precision 3540 Product Overview
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Tech Specs & Customization Precision 3540 Mobile Workstation

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Processor

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+ $40.70
+ $104.66
+ $174.43

Operating System
(Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business)

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Dell Recommended
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- $34.89
- $90.12

Chassis Options

Intel® Core™ Processor i5-8265 with AMD Radeon Pro™ WX 2100, Thunderbolt
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Graphics Card

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AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100 w/ 2GB GDDR5
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Display

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- $16.28
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+ $37.21
+ $53.49
+ $70.93
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+ $89.54
+ $106.98
+ $109.89
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Memoryi

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+ $57.31
+ $57.31
+ $406.16
+ $173.59
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Hard Drive

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+ $65.62
+ $50.58
+ $65.70
+ $231.99
+ $40.12
+ $104.07
+ $133.14
+ $156.98
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+ $493.62
+ $1,045.97
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Keyboard

US English Keyboard Backlit with 10 Key Numeric Keypad Dual Pointing
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PalmRest

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Wireless

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- $14.54
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$0.00

Primary Battery

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+ $12.21
+ $10.47

Power Supply

+ $8.73
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Systems Management

+ $17.44
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Optimizer

+ $101.75
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Resource Media

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+ $10.35

ENERGY STAR

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$0.00
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Power Cord

E5 Power Cord (US)
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Warranty And Services

Warrantyi

Limited Time: Receive 5 years of ProSupport for the price of 4 years on Precision Workstations. Must select before checkout to qualify.

For 24x7 hardware and software support, choose ProSupport or ProSupport Plus. To cover your hardware during local business hours, choose Basic Service. For more details, please click on Help Me Choose.
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ProSupport
Dell Recommended
+ $45.93
+ $187.80
Limited Time: select 5 years of ProSupport for the same price.
+ $302.34
Limited Time Savings: get 5 years of ProSupport for the price of 4.
+ $730.00
+ $302.34
ProSupport Plus (Includes Accidental Damage)
+ $111.05
+ $288.97
Limited Time: select 5 years of ProSupport Plus for the same price.
+ $421.53
Limited Time Savings: get 5 years of ProSupport Plus for the price of 4.
+ $967.00
+ $421.53
Basic Service
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+ $95.35

Accidental Damage Service

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+ $63.37
+ $98.26
+ $115.70
+ $133.14

Proactive Systems Management

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+ $75.00

Keep Your Hard Drive

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+ $5.81
+ $11.63
+ $14.54
+ $17.44

Need help installing? We can help!

Choose Client Installation Service if you only need onsite installation and do not need image load.
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+ $191.87
+ $69.77
+ $139.54
+ $122.10

ProDeploy Client Suite

Choose ProDeploy Client Suite if you are ordering more than 25 systems. Your order will not be fulfilled and shipped unless you reply to the automatically generated email to register with TechDirect and provide your deployment specifications.
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+ $188.96
Dell Recommended
+ $113.38
+ $29.07
+ $46.51
+ $43.61
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Services- Asset Tag on System Chassis (CFI)

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Software

Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook & more)

Not sure if an Office subscription is right for you? By choosing Office 365, you will have the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, plus 1TB of cloud storage. Choose between the subscription for 1 user (Office 365 Personal) or up to 5 users (Office 365 Home), and always have access to your documents from your mobile phone, tablet, PC or Mac.

If subscription is not for you, all your favorite Office applications are also available as a one-time purchase to install on 1 PC only. Choose between Office Home & Business 2016 & Office Professional 2016 under Productivity Software below.

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Office 365 Business from Dell - Annual Subscription
Work from anywhere on all your devices with all your familiar Microsoft Office applications, backed by Dell’s Cloud Concierge Service.
+ $99.00
Office 365 Business Premium from Dell - Annual Subscription
Work from anywhere on all your devices with all your familiar Microsoft Office applications, backed by Dell’s Cloud Concierge Service.
+ $163.00

Microsoft Office

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No Office License
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Microsoft Office 2019
+ $207.64
+ $365.46
Others
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Security Software

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Antivirus Software
$0.00
For customers purchasing this digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
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+ $34.88
Dell Recommended
+ $69.77

PDF Solutions

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+ $82.23
+ $107.15
For customers purchasing this digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
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Photo and Video Editing

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+ $66.44
+ $66.44

Dell Services: Absolute Security - Standard

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+ $86.60
+ $104.04
+ $121.49
+ $58.11
+ $69.74
+ $81.37
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Dell Endpoint Security

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SafeGuard and Response
+ $23.26
+ $55.82
+ $45.93
+ $124.02
Dell Encryption Personal License, ProSupport for Software
+ $16.61
+ $22.43
Dell Encryption Enterprise License, ProSupport for Software
+ $34.30
+ $48.26

Dell Endpoint Security Additional Offers

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+ $30.79
+ $74.98
+ $20.33
+ $46.49
+ $12.19
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Laplink PCmover

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+ $29.99

Dell Application Software

Dell Applications Windows 10
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Privacy Software

McAfee Safe Connect VPN gives you bank-grade encryption, private browsing services, and internet security to help keep all your online activities, sites visited, and identifiable information private and secure from cybercriminals – even on public WiFi or open networks.
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+ $38.96

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Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - KM717
Enhance daily performance and productivity with the Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - KM717, which features an elegant design that will fit into virtually any workspace. Enjoy the freedom to choose your wireless connection of Dell Universal Pairing or Bluetooth LE. A full sized keyboard provides a comfortable, productive typing experience and features a 3-section layout with multi-OS support plus the most popular shortcut keys for Windows and Android. The ergonomic mouse and keyboard are designed for comfort and constructed of premium materials. The Wireless Keyboard and Mouse combo features a long battery life so you won’t need to worry about running out of power during your daily activities.
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Dell USB Slim DVD±RW drive - DW316
The DVD±RW Drive from Dell™ allows you to enjoy crystal clear color, picture and sound clarity of CD’s and DVD’s. This drive can read/write CDs, and read DVDs effectively providing users with full optical read capability in a single device.

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Dell Premier Sleeve (M)15
Whether you’re on your way to the next meeting or traveling to another continent, the Dell Premier Sleeve has got your XPS 15 or Precision 5510 Ultrabook covered. Custom built for the Dell XPS 15 and Precision 5510 Ultrabook, it features a wide opening for effortless loading and access. With durable, yet lightweight materials and a secure magnetic closure, you can rest assured that your XPS 15 or Precision 5510 Ultrabook is well protected when you’re on-the-go.
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Dell Pro Sleeve 15
The Dell Pro Sleeve 15 protects your 15” laptop wherever your busy day takes you. The professionally-stylish heather gray exterior is also water resistant to protect your laptop from the weather. The plush French blue lined interior keeps your laptop snug and secure. Safely transport your laptop using the handles on the sleeve or use the detachable, adjustable shoulder strap for hands-free transport. Easy-grip zipper pulls allow quick access to all your everyday essentials which you can store within the front organizer.
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3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless - 3D mouse - 2 buttons - wireless, wired - 2.4 GHz - USB wireless receiver
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Dell 240-Watt AC Adapter with 6 ft Power Cord
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+ $136.00
Dell Bluetooth Mouse - WM615
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+ $56.99
+ $36.99
Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter - DA300
Featuring the widest variety of port options available including HDMI, DP, VGA, Ethernet, USB-C and USB-A, this Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter - DA300 offers seamless video, network and data connectivity, in a neat, compact design. Connect to 4K displays at 60Hz for crisp, clear resolution without compromising on performance. The USB-C and USB-A downstream ports let you connect other supported peripherals and enjoy faster file transfers with SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps data transfer speeds. The innovatively designed adapter fits neatly in your bag and features a concealed cable for tidy storage. A longer coaxial cable allows for greater flexibility to work with various form factors from clamshells to 2-in-1s to detachables, providing enhanced and reliable signal quality. Simply plug it in and you’re ready to go – no driver installation necessary. Works best with Dell systems and supports Dell Business Class features.
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Now when you subscribe to AutoCAD®, get access to AutoCAD 2D and 3D CAD software, plus industry-specific toolsets. Take advantage of new AutoCAD web and mobile apps, enabling workflows from anywhere.
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Operating System Recovery Options

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+ $11.63

External Speakers

$0.00
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+ $29.78
+ $46.43

Also included in this system

The following options and default selections are included with your order.

No Windows AutoPilot
PowerDVD Software not included
Bottom door
No TAA
No Mouse
No External CD/DVD Drive
No Carrying Case
No Docking Station
Limited Quantity Doorbuster
Precision 3540 Mobile Workstation
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List Price
$1,219.43
$510.43
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Dell Price
$709.00
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Features

Operating System

With Windows 10 Pro or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – for a smooth, versatile PC experience.

Be mobile. Remain powerful.

Ground-breaking innovation: Starting at just 4.04lbs., the Precision 3540 is all about mobility. It’s made with premium materials, coming in at 10% lighter and has outstanding battery life.

Bigger productivity: The narrow-edge display gives you more screen real estate on your 15” mobile workstation which makes it easier to view CAD applications and heavy excel spreadsheets.

Brilliant performance: The Precision 3540 comes fully equipped with Intel® Core ™ 8th Gen processors (quad-core), perfect for demanding CAD and heavy spreadsheets.

Professional graphics: Experience exceptional performance for everything from large spreadsheets to 2D and entry-level 3D CAD with optional next-generation AMD Radeon® Pro graphics with 2GB of memory.

Fast memory: Accelerate workflows and improve response time with high-speed memory up to 32GB at 2400MHz*.

Versatility at its finest: Stay connected to all the tools you need with ports that include Thunderbolt™, HDMI, USB and more.

Vital reliability: Get outstanding battery life with the optional 4-cell 68Whr ExpressCharge-capable battery. You’ll be up and running quickly and staying productive.

Store your creations: Keep your designs local with up to 2TB of high-speed storage*.
Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer

Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer

Tuned performance: Included free with your Precision workstation, the Dell Precision Optimizer delivers faster application optimization. It also automatically tunes your workstation to run popular Independent Software Vendor (ISV) applications at the fastest speeds possible, has automated system updates and provides analytics to address resource bottlenecks.

Premium customized performance: Upgrade to the new Dell Precision Optimizer Premium version, the world’s first AI-based performance optimizer software for workstations*. This program learns the behavior of any user-specified applications, identifies optimization opportunities using machine learning and applies performance improvements.
Private, secure, productive

Private, secure, productive

Productivity at your fingertips: The optional Hello fingerprint reader ensures that you and only you can access your work. Simply place your finger on the sensor and just like that, you’re ready to take on the next task. 

Precision, meet privacy: A new feature for all Precision workstations, a camera shutter that ensures others can’t see you through the lens. You can now manually close the shutter for privacy or open it when you want to video conference or take photos.
Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certification

Your work can count on it

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certification: Precision workstations are tested to ensure the high-performance applications you rely on every day run smoothly. Dell ISV-certifications cover the most popular independent software applications

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Ports & Slots

Ports & Slots

1. Memory Card Reader | 2. Headphone Jack | 3. USB 3.1 Gen1 | 4. USB 3.1 Gen 1 with PowerShare | 5. HDMI | 6. RJ45 port | 7. Security lock | 8. Power Adapter Port | 9. USB-C with optional Thunderbolt™ | 10. USB 3.1 Gen 1 | 11. Smart Card Reader (Optional)
Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 0.80" (20.35mm) | 2. Width: 14.14" (359.1mm) | 3. Depth: 9.30" (236.2mm) | Starting Weight: 4.04lbs (1.83Kg)*
Essential work accessories for your Precision 3540

Essential work accessories for your Precision 3540

Maximize the performance of your Precision 3540 with the ultimate work accessories designed to increase productivity at your desk.
Dell Dock | WD19TB

Dell Dock | WD19TB

Work at full speed with Dell’s powerful USB-C dock. Charge your system faster, support up to three displays and connect to your peripherals via a single cable.
Dell UltraSharp 27 USBC Monitor | U2719DC

Dell UltraSharp 27 USBC Monitor | U2719DC

See fine details and true-to-life color on this 27” QHD monitor in an innovative, stylishly thin design with USB-C connectivity.
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717

Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717

Enhance productivity with an elegant mouse and keyboard designed to fit into virtually any workspace.

Essential mobile accessories for your Precision 3540

Enhance the mobility of your Precision 3540 with accessories designed to keep you powered up, protected and connected on the go.
Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter | DA300

Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter | DA300

Connect your Precision to almost any device with a convenient 6-in-1 compact adapter and collaborate from any location.
Dell Timbuk2 Authority Backpack

Dell Timbuk2 Authority Backpack

Designed specifically for Dell, the Timbuk2-Authority backpack is able to carry and protect everything you need for the workday. The internal organizer provides ample space for laptop accessories and any extra items you need to carry.
Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus – USB C, 65Wh

Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus – USB C, 65Wh

Offering a high power delivery of up to 65Wh this power bank can charge the widest range of USB-C laptops, as well as mobile devices.

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ProSupport: Let us make hardware and software support easy. ProSupport offers 24x7 access to in-region advanced technology experts who contact you when critical issues arise,* all so you can focus on the strategic work that moves your business ahead.

ProSupport Plus: With our most complete support service for PCs and tablets, you get all the capabilities of ProSupport with predictive failure prevention,* repair for drops, spills and surges and hard drive retention in the case of failure.*

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