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New Precision 5540 Mobile Workstation

  • Intel® Core™ Processor i5-9400H, 4 Core, 8M Cache, 2.50GHz up to 4.3GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro
  • Windows 10 Home 64bit, English, French, Spanish
    (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business)
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
  • 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4 2666MHz Non-ECC Memory
  • 2.5" 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive 7mm
List Price $1,738.30
$1,219.00
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Precision 5540 Mobile Workstation
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Tech Specs & Customization New Precision 5540 Mobile Workstation

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Processor

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+ $193.55
+ $375.87
+ $291.02

Operating System
(Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business)

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+ $196.35
Dell Recommended
+ $42.08
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- $66.62

Windows AutoPilot

Windows Autopilot is a collection of technologies used to set up and pre-configure new devices, getting them ready for productive use. This requires an Azure AD Premium subscription.
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Chassis Options

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Graphics Card

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+ $266.47

Display

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Memoryi

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+ $140.25
+ $140.25
+ $420.76
+ $694.25

Hard Drive

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+ $61.01
+ $79.24
+ $160.59
+ $286.82
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+ $420.05
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Additional Hard Drive (2nd HD)

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+ $79.14
+ $99.18
+ $132.54

Keyboard

Internal US English Backlit Keyboard
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PalmRest

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+ $14.03

Wireless

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Primary Battery

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+ $49.09

Systems Management

+ $21.04
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Optimizer

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+ $122.72
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Resource Media

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+ $17.53

ENERGY STAR

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Warranty And Services

Warrantyi

Limited Time: Limited time: Receive ProSupport Plus for the same price as ProSupport 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
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+ $987.01
+ $525.95

Proactive Maintenance

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+ $76.44
+ $118.51
+ $139.55
+ $160.59

Proactive Systems Management

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+ $90.46

Keep Your Hard Drive

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+ $7.01
+ $14.03
+ $17.53
+ $21.04

Need help installing? We can help!

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Limited time, save instantly on Client Installation Services.
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ProDeploy Client Suite

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Dell Recommended
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+ $35.06
+ $56.10
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Dell Services: Configuration Services - Standard

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PC as a Service

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+ $70.13
+ $42.08

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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+ $440.78

Security Software

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Antivirus Software
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For customers purchasing this digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
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+ $42.07
+ $84.15

PDF Solutions

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+ $99.18
+ $129.24

Photo and Video Editing

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+ $56.09
+ $80.13

Dell Services: Absolute Security - Standard

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Dell Endpoint Security

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SafeGuard and Response
+ $28.05
+ $67.32
+ $55.40
+ $149.58
Dell Encryption Personal License, ProSupport for Software
+ $20.03
+ $27.05
Dell Encryption Enterprise License, ProSupport for Software
+ $41.37
+ $58.20

Dell Endpoint Security Additional Offers

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Laplink PCmover

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Operating System Recovery Options

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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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Accessories

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Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - KM717
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Dell USB Slim DVD±RW drive - DW316
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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 Bluetooth Mouse - WM615
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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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Dell Adapter- USB-C to Ethernet (PXE Boot)
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Regulatory

Regulatory Model: TBA
Regulatory Type: TBA
ENERGY STAR 
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BFR/PVC free
Trade Agreements Acts(TAA) configurations available

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Also included in this system

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

130w Power Adapter without USB Type C to Ethernet dongle
Titan Gray Cover
No TAA
No Accessories
PowerDVD Software not included
No Mouse
No External CD/DVD Drive
No Carrying Case
No Docking Station
No External Speaker
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New Precision 5540 Mobile Workstation
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Features

Operating System

With Windows 10 Pro or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Dell Precision 5540

Create without limits

The Dell Precision mobile workstations excel under demanding standards. With the latest Intel® processors, NVIDIA® professional graphics, Dell Precision Optimizer and OLED display options, they focus power and speed behind your biggest ideas.

Built to power your ideas

Work at top speeds: The latest Intel® Core™ or Xeon® processors combined with Dell Precision Optimizer, deliver the focused power you need to stay productive anywhere.

Next-level graphics: Boost performance of your demanding applications with next-generation professional graphics up to NVIDIA Quadro® T2000 with 4GB.

Reliable, fast memory: Accelerate workflow with up to 64GB of 2666MHz DDR4 memory speeds.

Room to grow: Access, transfer and store large 3D, video and multimedia files quickly and easily with up to 4TB of storage, a feat rarely seen on mobile workstations with such a thin and light frame.

Work on the move: Stay up and running with an ExpressCharge-capable 97Whr battery that provides outstanding battery life.
Small yet mighty

Small yet mighty

Designed to impress: Performance has never looked better on Dell’s thinnest and lightest mobile workstation. The sleek, compact design fits a 15.6-inch display into a 14-inch frame and is now available in two colors.

Show off your work: An InfinityEdge display with up to an OLED PremierColor ensures brilliant, virtually borderless viewing.

Enhanced viewing: Upgrade to an optional UHD touch screen that features 100% Adobe RGB with either 500nits or an OLED display with 100% DCI-P3.

Quick office integration: Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C with x4 PCIe and HDMI 2.0 ports enable 4K video connectivity at 60 frames per second.

Stays cool: A revolutionary cooling system with dual fans improves airflow and keeps your system cool under heavy workloads.

Seamless sign-on: The optional Windows 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. Or upgrade to the Windows Hello IR Camera and sign on with one look.
Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer

Improve productivity with Dell Precision Optimizer

Tuned performance: Free with your mobile workstation, the Dell Precision Optimizer (DPO) automatically tunes your workstation to run specific programs at the fastest speeds possible. It’s the only workstation-optimizing software that lets IT administrators enhance the PC remotely through SCCM and KACE integration.

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.
Your work can count on it

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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Manage and secure with ease

Ultimate convenience

Ultimate convenience

Manage all of your Windows 10 endpoints from one console with Dell Client Command Suite and VMware® Workspace ONE™ integration.
Seamless sign on

Seamless sign on

SafeID protects end user credentials with an optional fingerprint reader on the power button—delivering the fast, multi-factor authentication you’ve come to expect from Dell’s most secure PC portfolio.
Remotely manage

Remotely manage

Dell unique vPro extensions can remotely manage and run diagnostics on a fleet of devices, whether they are powered on or off.

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 local language, advanced technology experts who contact you when critical issues arise.* We do all this so you can focus on the strategic work that drives your business forward.

ProSupport Plus: With our most complete support service for PCs, you get all the capabilities of ProSupport plus hard drive failure prevention,* repair for drops, spills and surges and hard drive retention in the case of replacement.* In today’s fast moving culture, there’s no time for downtime. Dell has your back. Upgrade to ProSupport Plus.
Ports & Slots

Ports & Slots

1. SD Card Reader | 2. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port with PowerShare | 3. Battery-status Button | 4. Wedge Lock Slot | 5. Power Adapter Port | 6. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port with PowerShare | 7. HDMI 2.0 | 8. Thunderbolt™ 3 Type C™ | 9. Headset Jack
Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 0.45" - 0.66" (11.48mm - 16.82mm) | 2. Width: 14.06" (357.23mm) | 3. Depth: 9.27" (235.47mm) | Starting weight: 3.93 lb (1.78kg)*

Essential work accessories for your Precision 5540

Maximize the performance of your Precision 5540 with the ultimate work accessories designed to increase productivity at your desk.
Dell Thunderbolt™ Dock | WD19TB

Dell Thunderbolt™ Dock | WD19TB

Work at full speed with Dell’s powerful Thunderbolt™ Dock. Charge your system faster, support up to three 4K displays and connect to your peripherals via a single cable.
Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor | U2718Q

Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor | U2718Q

Dell’s first 27" 4K monitor with InfinityEdge that supports HDR content playback. See stunning colors and details on a virtually borderless display.
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 5540

Enhance the mobility of your Precision 5540 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 | 15"

Dell Timbuk2 Authority Backpack | 15"

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 Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD, 1TB

Dell Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD, 1TB

One of Dell’s fastest portable SSD storage devices, it lets you backup or transfer all your large files at lightning fast speeds of 2800 MB/s.

Specialized tools for your Precision 5540

Keep your productivity high with professional tools designed to enhance every interaction with your Precision 5540.
Dell Canvas

Dell Canvas

Bring your ideas to life with the groundbreaking workspace tool that uses an intuitive touch screen, pen and totem to enable natural digital creation.
3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro Wireless

3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro Wireless

The patented 6-Degrees-of-Freedom (6DoF) sensor is specifically designed to manipulate digital content or camera positions in the industry-leading CAD applications. Simply push, pull, twist or tilt the controller cap to pan, zoom and rotate your 3D drawing.
X-Rite Colorimeter i1Display Pro

X-Rite Colorimeter i1Display Pro

The i1Display Pro ensures a perfectly calibrated and profiled display while delivering the speed, options and flexibility needed to maintain color accuracy.

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