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Lenovo ThinkPad E550
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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E550 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 13GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The ThinkPad 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the ThinkPad E550 which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ThinkPad E550 is a ten maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E550 is 290MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E550 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touchscreen. The ThinkPad E550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of this type and age is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². The ThinkPad E550 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ThinkPad E550 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical battery life (max) (9 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad E550.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Toshiba L75 (6GB and higher rated).

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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
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
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
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
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)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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® 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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 20df00, lenovo p243084, lenovo 20df00c, lenovo p242084, lenovo 20df00cq, lenovo p242084p, lenovo p243084p, lenovo 20df00cqu, lenovo 20df00cquk, warranty 20dfs0au06
Barcodes 00888965840066, 00888965841292, 00888965841902, 00888965842343, 00889561181300, 00889561182291, 08889658419028

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