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Lenovo E550 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and spec is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E550 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the E550.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo E550 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the E550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the E550 that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Lenovo E550's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo E550 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E550 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this age and spec is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At only 850 megahertz, the Lenovo E550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E550 is one of the heavier notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E550 amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The weights of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the E550 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo E550 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. The worst processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E550 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo E550 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E550 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². The Lenovo E550 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the E550.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E550

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo E550 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the E550.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo E550 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (9.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the E550.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo E550 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the E550.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Tjunction
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ECC Supported by Processor
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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USB 3.0 Port
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
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Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

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