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Precision 3540 Mobile Workstation

Power within reach

Introducing our smaller, lighter and more accessible Precision workstation. Built to empower productivity in CAD and other demanding applications.

Starting at
$769.00
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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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- $49.14
Included in price
+ $77.22
+ $161.46

Operating System

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Dell Recommended
+ $42.12
Included in price
- $66.69

Microsoft Office

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No Office License
Included in price
Microsoft Office 2019
For a limited time, save on Microsoft Office Home and Business 2019.
+ $357.13
+ $230.65
Limited time offer: save on Microsoft Office Professional 2019.
+ $628.56
+ $421.20
Others
$0.00

Chassis Options

Intel® Core™ Processor I5-8365U with Intel UHD Graphics 620
Included in price

Graphics Card

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+ $84.24

Display

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- $19.66
Included in price
+ $44.92
+ $64.58
+ $85.64
+ $88.45
+ $108.11
+ $129.17
+ $132.68
+ $153.74
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Memoryi

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Others
+ $69.20
+ $69.20
+ $490.41
+ $209.60
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+ $209.60
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Hard Drive

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Included in price
+ $79.23
+ $61.43
+ $79.23
+ $125.66
+ $280.10
+ $48.44
+ $125.66
+ $160.76
+ $189.54
+ $287.12
+ $329.24
+ $596.00
+ $1,262.91
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Keyboard

$0.00
Included in price
+ $35.10
+ $35.10

PalmRest

$0.00
+ $32.99
+ $45.63
+ $28.08
+ $91.26
+ $42.12
+ $31.59
+ $32.99
Included in price
+ $28.08
+ $42.12
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Wireless

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- $17.55
Included in price
$0.00
$0.00

Primary Battery

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+ $9.83
+ $24.57

Power Supply

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+ $3.51
+ $17.55
+ $7.02

Systems Management

+ $21.06
Included in price
$0.00

Optimizer

+ $122.85
For customers purchasing this digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
Included in price
$0.00

PDF Solutions

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+ $129.37
+ $99.28

CyberLink

"CyberLink software makes it easy for you to create and play HD, 4K and 360 VR media with the World's No. 1 Movie & Media Player, PowerDVD. Unleash your creativity with the most powerful creative bundle including Award-Winning Video Editor- PowerDirector, and Creative Photo Editor-PhotoDirector.”
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+ $80.22
+ $80.22

Dell Endpoint Security

None
$0.00
Dell Threat Defense
+ $17.55
+ $55.46
Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise
+ $55.46
+ $76.52
+ $97.58
Dell Encryption Personal License, ProSupport for Software
+ $20.06
+ $27.08
Dell Encryption Enterprise License, ProSupport for Software
+ $41.42
+ $58.27
Dell Data Guardian
+ $47.74
+ $63.20
SafeGuard and Response
+ $28.08
+ $77.22
+ $91.26
+ $245.70
+ $50.54
+ $136.19
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Others
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Resource Media

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+ $12.50

Operating System Recovery Options

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OS-Windows Media Not Included
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E-Star

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$0.00
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Power Cord

E5 Power Cord (US)
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Security Software

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$0.00
+ $42.11
+ $84.24

Software Stack

Dell Applications Windows 10
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Support & Services

Warrantyi

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ProSupport
+ $55.46
+ $226.75
+ $365.04
+ $512.46
ProSupport Plus
+ $134.08
+ $348.90
+ $508.95
+ $678.84
Basic Service
Dell Recommended
Included in price
+ $115.13

Accidental Damage

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Included in price
+ $76.52
+ $118.64
+ $139.70
+ $160.76

Extended Battery Service

Included in price
+ $69.50

Keep Your Hard Drive

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+ $7.02
+ $14.04
+ $17.55
+ $21.06

ProDeploy Client Suite

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+ $228.15
Dell Recommended
+ $136.89
+ $35.10
+ $56.16
+ $52.65
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Dell Services: Absolute Security - Standard

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Included in price
+ $104.56
+ $125.62
+ $146.68
+ $70.17
+ $84.21
+ $98.25
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Software & Accessories

Monitors

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P-Series Monitors shipping with your system
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Dell 22 Monitor - P2219H
+ $199.99
+ $139.99
Dell 23 Monitor: P2319H
Dell 23 Monitor – P2319H
+ $259.99
+ $199.99
Dell P2418HT Monitor
Dell 24 Touch Monitor - P2418HT
+ $399.99
+ $299.99
dell-p2419h-monitor
Dell 24 Monitor - P2419H
+ $249.99
+ $179.99
U-Series Monitors shipping with your system
Dell UltraSharp 24 Monitor: U2419H
Dell UltraSharp 24 Monitor - U2419H
+ $349.99
+ $259.99
Additional Monitors
Dell UP2516D Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 25 Monitor with PremierColor - UP2516D
+ $549.99
+ $399.99
Dell U3415W Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Ultrawide Monitor - U3415W
+ $949.99
+ $699.99
Dell P4317Q Monitor
Dell 43 Ultra HD 4K Multi Client Monitor - P4317Q
+ $1,172.88
+ $872.88
UP3017 Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 30 Monitor with PremierColor - UP3017
+ $1,399.99
+ $1,049.99
up3216q
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 4K Monitor with PremierColor - UP3216Q
+ $1,799.99
+ $1,349.99
Dell 70 (C7016H) Conference Room Monitor
Dell 70 Conference Room Display - C7016H
+ $2,799.99
dell-c7017t-monitor
Dell Interactive Conference Room 70 Monitor - C7017T
+ $3,999.99
+ $2,999.99
Dell C5518QT Monitor
Dell 55 Touch Interactive Monitor-C5518QT
+ $3,799.99
+ $2,799.99
Dell-C8618QT-Monitor
Dell 86 Touch Interactive Monitor - C8618QT
+ $9,999.99
+ $7,499.99
P2219HC Monitor
Dell 22 USB-C Monitor – P2219HC
+ $199.99
+ $149.99
Dell P2418D Monitor
Dell 24 Monitor - P2418D, 60.5cm (23.8")
+ $369.99
+ $279.99
 Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing: P2418HZm
Dell 24 Monitor P2418HZm
+ $329.99
+ $249.99
Dell 24 USB-C Monitor: P2419HC
Dell 24 USB-C Monitor – P2419HC
+ $289.99
+ $209.99
P2719HC Monitor
Dell 27 USB-C Monitor – P2719HC
+ $379.99
+ $269.99
Dell-P3418HW-Monitor
Dell 34 Curved Monitor – P3418HW
+ $629.99
+ $479.99
Dell U2419HC Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 24 USB-C Monitor - U2419HC
+ $399.99
+ $299.99
Dell U2518D Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 25 Monitor - U2518D, 63.4cm (25")
+ $449.99
+ $329.99
Dell U2718Q Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 27 4K Monitor - U2718Q, 68.5cm (27")
+ $739.99
+ $549.99
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Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor - U2719D
Dell Recommended
+ $599.99
+ $449.99
Dell-U2719DC-Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 27 USB-C Monitor - U2719DC
+ $649.99
+ $489.99
Dell U3219Q Monitor
Dell Ultrasharp 32 4K USB-C Monitor – U3219Q
+ $1,148.99
+ $868.99
Dell UltraSharp U3818DW Curved Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 38 Curved Monitor - U3818DW
+ $1,499.99
+ $1,099.99
U4919DW Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor – U4919DW
Dell Recommended
+ $1,699.99
+ $1,249.99
Dell UP2718Q Monitor
Dell UltraSharp 27 4K HDR Monitor - UP2718Q
+ $1,999.99
+ $1,479.99
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Docking Stations and Port Replicators

Docking Stations shipping with your system
WD19 Docking Station
Dell Dock- WD19 130w Power Delivery - 180w AC
+ $279.99
WD19DC Docking Station
Dell Performance Dock- WD19DC
+ $329.99
dell-wd19tb-dock
Dell Thunderbolt Dock- WD19TB
+ $329.99

Additional Power Supply

Dell Slim Power Adapter - 90-Watt
Sleek and streamlined, we’ve redesigned our adapter to save space and connect easily.
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+ $69.99
+ $59.99
Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus (18,000 mAh) - PW7015L
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+ $139.99
+ $79.99
Dell Hybrid Adapter + Power Bank USB-C | PH45W17-CA - 45W AC Adapter + Notebook Power Bank (43Wh)
Enjoy continuous and uninterrupted productivity by charging at your desk or on-the-go with the Hybrid Adapter + Power Bank USB-C. Simultaneously charge both your laptop and a USB mobile device. The 2-in-1 design offers the flexibility to carry one or both the adapter and power bank modules for your charging needs. Travel light without the need to bring a dedicated charger for your mobile device. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that it is tested and certified to charge Dell laptops and tablets. Sleek and round-edged, this aluminum Hybrid Adapter + Power Bank USB-C neatly slips into your bag and conveniently charges your devices wherever you may be.
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+ $149.99
+ $119.99
Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus - USB-C, 65Wh - PW7018LC
The Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus - USB-C, 65Wh, is the world’s first USB-C notebook power bank to charge the widest range of USB-C laptops, as well as mobile devices. It offers a high power delivery of up to 65W and can charge laptops and mobile devices with voltage profiles of 5V, 9V, 15V or 20V. Its large 65Wh, 6-cell battery keeps your laptops, tablets and smartphones running longer. Plug your smartphone into the secondary USB-A port to charge it alongside your USB-C laptop or use it as an extra port to view and edit content from your smartphone or flash drive.
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+ $149.99
+ $134.99
Dell Adapter 90-Watt Type-C with 1M Power Cord, Cus Kit
Stop lugging your AC adapter back and forth between home and office. Get a second AC adapter for your notebook and keep one in the office and one for home or travel.
The 90-Watt AC Adapter from Dell is specially designed to meet the power needs of your Dell laptop. Packed with of 90-Watt power, this adapter enables you to simultaneously operate your system and charge its battery from electrical power outlets. It comes bundled with 1 Meter power cord.
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+ $69.99

External Speakers

$0.00
Included in price
+ $35.96
+ $55.94

Also included in this system

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

No External CD/DVD Drive
Bottom door
No Docking Station
No TAA
No AutoPilot
No Mouse Selected
No Carrying Case
PowerDVD Software not included
Precision 3540 Mobile Workstation
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List Price
$1,095.43
$326.43
Shipping
Free
Dell Price
$769.00
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Features

Operating System

Available with Windows 10 Pro — 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
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.

We’ve got your business covered

ProDeploy Client Suite: We help you deploy PCs with greater speed, less effort and more control. You will direct every detail of your deployment with our TechDirect portal that features an unprecedented level of control, automation and simplicity.

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.*

Drivers, Manuals & Support

Drivers, Manuals & Support
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