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Lenovo ThinkPad E550
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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E550 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the ThinkPad E550 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E550. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

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 around for more than a year. Laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ThinkPad E550 which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 this spec and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that came out more than a year ago 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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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad E550.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with 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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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad E550 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the ThinkPad E550 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550.

If this Lenovo notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad E550 has a fairly average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E550.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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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
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
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Trial Software
Bundled 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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
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 5200, lenovo win7, jbl 20df0054, lenovo win7p, lenovo 5200u, lenovo win781, lenovo i55200, lenovo 20df00, lenovo 500gb8, jbl 20df0054u, lenovo win7pr, lenovo p219496, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20df00c, lenovo 500gb8g, jbl 20df0054uk, lenovo win7pro, lenovo win781p, lenovo win781pr, lenovo p219496p, lenovo 20df00cp, lenovo 500gb8gb, lenovo 20df0054, lenovo win781pro, lenovo 20df00cpu, lenovo 20df0054u, lenovo 20df0054uk, lenovo 20df00cpuk
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