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Lenovo E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 192GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the E550 is 11GB. The Lenovo E550 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the E550 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo E550 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the E550.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo E550 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the E550 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E550 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the E550 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the E550.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the E550, the Lenovo E550 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the E550. Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the E550 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the E550 is 1W and the highest is 4W. The Lenovo E550 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E550 range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo E550 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the E550. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E550 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the E550 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of only 192 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the E550.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the E550 is 6.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the E550.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the E550 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo E550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E550. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the E550 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo E550 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E550. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E550

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo E550 has a fairly typical processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the E550.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (9.5h and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E550 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the E550.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
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
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 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)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 5200, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 5200u, lenovo 64bit, lenovo p230975, lenovo p230975p
Barcodes 00889561484746, 00889561484784, 00889561484968, 00889561485057, 00889800694578, 00889800697753

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