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Lenovo W550s 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the W550s have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo W550s which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

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

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo W550s has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the W550s. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo W550s 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 more than a year ago. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo W550s has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the W550s have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo W550s 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 across all laptops that have been on the market 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 Lenovo W550s has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the W550s the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Lenovo W550s has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the W550s is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the Lenovo W550s has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo W550s has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the W550s.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo W550s is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the W550s is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo W550s has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the W550s.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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8 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo W550s does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo W550s does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the W550s also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo W550s is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the W550s have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo W550s has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the W550s. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the W550s have speaker powers of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo W550s has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The best Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W550s is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo W550s

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the W550s.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo W550s has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the W550s.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo W550s has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the W550s.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo W550s has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the W550s.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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 (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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 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
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
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)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo k620, lenovo w550, lenovo k620m, lenovo w550s, lenovo i75600, lenovo i75600u
Barcodes 00889561473306

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