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This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W550 is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price].
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of this type and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
SSD Storage Media
The ThinkPad W550 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.
An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.
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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The ThinkPad W550 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.
Has a Front Camera
The ThinkPad W550 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad W550.
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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The ThinkPad W550 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of laptops that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W550 is 270 cd/m². The ThinkPad W550 has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.
Quite Big Processor Cache
Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad W550 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad W550.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
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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 commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of this type and age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ThinkPad W550 which have a full-size keyboard.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad W550.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The ThinkPad W550 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad W550 also do not have a touchscreen.
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Quite Low Speaker Power
With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W550. The lowest speaker power of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W550 is 1W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W550 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W550.
If this Lenovo laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.5 inches, the ThinkPad W550 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad W550.
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