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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 4,358 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 which has six battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2834025_price] (180GB).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago, the ThinkPad E550 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

The thinnest laptop of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad E550 is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. At 27 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 is fairly thick compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2866963_price] (2.3GHz), or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price] (2.3GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad E550 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2725280_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E550.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the HP ProBook 450[plb_2719874_price] (9.25h), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (9.3h).

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550.

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Specification

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Processor Series
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Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Processor Cache Type
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Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
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OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i55200, lenovo 20df004, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20df004q, lenovo 20df004qu, lenovo 20df004quk
Barcodes 00888965840288, 00888965840967, 00889233041840, 00889233042878

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