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Lenovo ThinkPad E550
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Lenovo ThinkPad E550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ThinkPad E550 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad E550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The ThinkPad E550 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 is 11" and the biggest is 18".

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ThinkPad E550 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad E550 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad E550 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The ThinkPad E550 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad E550.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has one of the higher speaker power amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The speaker power of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad E550 range from 1W to 4W.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad E550.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad E550 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the ThinkPad E550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E550. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the ThinkPad E550 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad E550, the display brightness of the ThinkPad E550 of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest. The display brightnesss of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The ThinkPad E550 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 8GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 650GB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo ThinkPad E550 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Thick

The ThinkPad E550 is one of the thicker notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year (27 millimeters) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The thinnest medium processor core notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550 is 11mm thick, the thickest is 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The ThinkPad E550 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad E550.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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 frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Battery Life

The ThinkPad E550 has a fairly typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 9h battery life notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7000.

If this Lenovo notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (9.3h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad E550.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Asus PU551JH which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad E550 has a pretty standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (2.4kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The ThinkPad E550 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the ThinkPad E550.

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