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Lenovo T550

Lenovo T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the T550 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo T550 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 8.6h. The Lenovo T550 has a fairly long battery life (max) (14.8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the T550.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo T550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the T550 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo T550 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the T550. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T550 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo T550 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T550.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the T550, the Lenovo T550 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo T550 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the T550 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the T550 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo T550 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo T550 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the T550 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo T550 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the T550. The smallest cache memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T550 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo T550 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the T550 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo T550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo T550 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo T550 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T550. The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T550 is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo T550 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The lowest speaker power of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T550 is 1W and the highest is 4W.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T550 is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Lenovo T550 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo T550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo T550 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo T550 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the T550.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo T550 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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)
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 TSX-NI Version
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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)
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20ck000, lenovo 20ck000x, lenovo 20ck000xu, lenovo 20ck000xuk, apple t55020cknetworkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple t55020cknetworkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple t55020cknetworkcard101001000gigabitfast
Barcodes 00889233171837, 00889800688102, 00889800688348, 00889800689772, 00889800690105, 00889800690266

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