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Lenovo ThinkPad W550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W550 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The ThinkPad W550 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

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

Very Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of 21.8 hours, the ThinkPad W550 has one of the longest battery life (max)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price] (24h) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W550 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ThinkPad W550 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad W550 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ThinkPad W550 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad W550 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad W550 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop 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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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad W550 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the ThinkPad W550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad W550. The average internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 is 6.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad W550, the ThinkPad W550 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The ThinkPad W550 has one of the lower speaker powers (only 1 Watt) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad W550 the speaker powers range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of between 8GB and 1TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550.

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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 have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W550 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad W550 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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 Fast Memory Access
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 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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter 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 k620, lenovo w550, lenovo k620m, lenovo w550s, lenovo i55300, lenovo 500gb8, lenovo 20e2001, lenovo i55300u, lenovo 20e2000, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 20e2000e, lenovo 500gb8gb, lenovo 20e2001k, lenovo 20e2001ku, lenovo 20e2000eu, lenovo 20e2001kuk, lenovo 20e2000euk
Barcodes 00889233157879, 00889233158807, 00889800691591

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