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Lenovo ThinkPad T550
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Lenovo ThinkPad T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 516GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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With all of the connections ports businesses require, plus the newest Intel Core i Series processors in a sleek, lightweight, and durable package, this laptop is built for business and ready to... More
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12 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 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 Portable PC Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 is 8.6h. At 14.8 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 have display diagonals of between 11" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad T550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 is 5,800 RPM.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ThinkPad T550 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad T550 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ThinkPad T550 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad T550 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Speaker Power

Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 have speaker powers of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. The ThinkPad T550 has one of the lower speaker powers (only 1 Watt) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad T550.

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 516 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly typical weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550.

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Specification

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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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
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
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
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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)
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
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(13)

Occasionally, reviewers are sent versions of notebooks that don't really show off the best that the manufacturer has to offer. The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 is one such example, with the basic spec... Read more…

13 March 2015

Lenovo ThinkPad T550 In total, the T550 mostly fulfills the high claim of the T lineup and justifies its price. We are dealing with a relatively lightweight, robust and well-built even if...

5 January 2015

You're hedging if you buy the T550. You want business-class performance at an affordable price. You're getting a ton of battery life, a gorgeous 3K screen and a bevvy of inputs. But you're also...

5 January 2015

Workstations like Lenovo's ThinkPad W540 ($2,573, £1,606, AU$2,946) and Dell's Precision M6800 ($3,490, £2,075, AU$3,750) are among the best on the market. For business users that would love a... Read more…

18 March 2015

Twee is beter dan één. Lenovo's zakelijke nieuwkomer heeft twee batterijen. Dat maakt uitzonderlijk lange looptijden mogelijk. Een LTE modem zorgt voor de noodzakelijke mobiliteit, data wordt... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 4 November 2015 by DWM

Product is poor quality and unreliable. I have had two Lenovo laptops that broke shortly after the warranty expired...

Poor Quality - Unreliable

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