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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ThinkPad E550 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and type the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£389.00) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550 the speaker power range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The ThinkPad E550 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The ThinkPad E550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad E550. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad E550 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad E550 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The ThinkPad E550 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad E550 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550 is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm. At 27 millimeters, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 is quite thick compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

If this Lenovo notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Latitude 15 E5550 (£759.98) (2.3GHz), the Latitude 12 7000 (£808.42) (2.3GHz), or the Latitude 12 E5250 (£454.80) (2.3GHz) all from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,210.04) (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life

The ThinkPad E550 has a relatively average battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

If you want a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire S7 (9.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (£884.99) (508GB), or the HP ZBook 15u G2 (£1,799.46) (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Specification

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