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Lenovo ThinkPad T550 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T550. The processor frequencys of laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 14.8 hours, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

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SSD Storage Media

The ThinkPad T550 has an SSD storage media which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad T550 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ThinkPad T550 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550, the ThinkPad T550 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550 is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T550 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T550.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to 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's maximum internal memory (64-bit) is one of the biggest amongst laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Big Cache Memory

Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 have cache memorys of between 1MB and 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad T550 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. The ThinkPad T550 has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ThinkPad T550 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo ThinkPad T550 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550 is 1W and the highest is 4W. At only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad T550 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad T550.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ThinkPad T550 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Product Type
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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
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
2G Standards
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
Microphone in
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
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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 TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
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)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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