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Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Lenovo ThinkPad T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 11GB. The ThinkPad T550 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 4,876 expert and user reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad T550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad T550 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550, the hard drive speed of the ThinkPad T550 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 which has six number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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7 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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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 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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 frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad T550 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 have speaker powers of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T550.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2739272_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad T550 has a fairly average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550.

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Specification

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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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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)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 500gb8, lenovo 20ck003, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 500gb8gb, lenovo 20ck003k, lenovo 20ck003ku, lenovo 20ck003kuk
Barcodes 00889233160497, 00889233160602

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