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

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ThinkPad E550 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year, the ThinkPad E550 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. The ThinkPad E550 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

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

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 850 megahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad E550 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. At only 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 3521[plb_2627153_price].

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

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

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] (9.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkPad E531[plb_2579541_price].

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Average Weight

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

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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Intel® VPro™ Technology
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Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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Intel Clear Video Technology
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo 20df00, lenovo i35005, lenovo p243084, lenovo i35005u, lenovo 20df00c, lenovo p242084, lenovo 20df00cq, lenovo p242084p, lenovo p243084p, lenovo 20df00cqu, lenovo 20df00cquk, lenovo 20dfs0au06, warranty 20dfs0au06
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