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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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11 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E550. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad E550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released 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. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad E550 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This Lenovo portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad E550 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad E550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ThinkPad E550 which has six number of battery cellss.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E550 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that came out more than a year ago is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad E550 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical processor frequency 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 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad E550 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad E550.

Other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 3521.

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Average Battery Life (max)

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

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire S7 (9.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the ThinkPad E550 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E550.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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
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
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® 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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 i55200, lenovo 20df004, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 20df004q, lenovo 20df004qu, lenovo 20df004quk
Barcodes 00888965840288, 00888965840967, 00889233041840, 00889233042878

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