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Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Lenovo ThinkPad T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 516GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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With all of the connections ports businesses require, plus the newest Intel Core i Series processors in a sleek, lightweight, and durable package, this laptop is built for business and ready to... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 14.8 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The battery lifes of laptops of this spec and age range from 2.5h to 24h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad T550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The ThinkPad T550 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad T550 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The ThinkPad T550 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T550, the ThinkPad T550 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad T550 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

The ThinkPad T550 has a very low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550 is 1.7W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 4W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T550 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2738522_price] (2.3GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad T550 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (516 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.1kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Asus D550MA[plb_2642989_price] which has better reviews.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2738522_price] (2.1kg).

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Display
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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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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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Flex Memory Access
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Intel Visual Technology
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