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Lenovo E550

Lenovo E550 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 192GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the E550 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo E550 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family across all laptops that were released around the same time as the E550.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst processor family is AMD E.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC 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. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo E550 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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 media is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo E550 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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 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 amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to 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

The Lenovo E550 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo E550 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the E550 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo E550 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the E550 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 192 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 192GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (256GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the E550, the Lenovo E550 does not have a touchscreen.

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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 laptops of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo E550 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the E550 ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo E550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the E550.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo E550 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the E550.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo E550 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo E550 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo E550 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the E550.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Operating System Installed
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 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
Fingerprint Reader
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 64, lenovo 64b, lenovo 5500, lenovo 64bi, lenovo 5500u, lenovo 64bit, lenovo p234773, lenovo p234773p
Barcodes 00889800697777, 00889800697906

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