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Lenovo ThinkPad W550 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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15 Reasons For

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 that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W550. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 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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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 laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,876 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W550 is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad W550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. 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 amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The ThinkPad W550 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad W550. Across all the notebook PCs that were released one year ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad W550.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad W550 processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad W550 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The ThinkPad W550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad W550.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ThinkPad W550 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad W550 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst portable PCs of this age.

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6 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 the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad W550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad W550 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W550 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The ThinkPad W550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ThinkPad W550 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all laptops of this type and age is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad W550.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ThinkPad W550 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad W550 has a pretty typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor Threads
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Number of SSDs Installed
Display
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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USB Sleep-and-Charge
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in
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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
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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
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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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 20e2, lenovo w550, lenovo w550s, lenovo p230669, lenovo p230669p
Barcodes 00889233952238, 00889233952283

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