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Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Lenovo ThinkPad T550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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With all of the connections ports businesses require, plus the newest Intel Core i Series processors in a sleek, lightweight, and durable package, this laptop is built for business and ready to... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 5,743 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ThinkPad T550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ThinkPad T550 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the ThinkPad T550, or the T550 both from Lenovo or the DELL XPS 13.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ThinkPad T550 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad T550. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad T550 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad T550 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 which has six battery cells.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ThinkPad T550 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The ThinkPad T550 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago have a full-size keyboard, however the ThinkPad T550 does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the HP ProBook 440 ($561.45) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out 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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper portable PC such as the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 or you might consider a higher rated portable PC such as the Lenovo T420, or the HP ProBook 440 ($561.45).

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Z30 (SSD and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (SSD and cheaper); or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ThinkPad T550 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad T550 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the ZBook 14 G2, or the ZBook 14 both from HP or the DELL XPS 13 is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ThinkPad T550 is 1W and the highest is 4W. At only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad T550 has a very low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad T550.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the ThinkPad T550 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17 5749 (2.4GHz and cheaper), or the Asus UX301LA (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The ThinkPad T550 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad T550.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think the ThinkPad T550, and the ThinkPad E540 both from Lenovo or the HP ENVY 15 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5749 (17.3" and cheaper), or the MSI GP72 2QD (17.3" and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ThinkPad T550 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ThinkPad T550.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo L440 which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (508GB and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ThinkPad T550.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo L440 (2.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the HP 14 which is cheaper; or the Lenovo T420 which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite E45-B ($749.99) (6GB), the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (8GB), or the HP ProBook 450 G2 (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 500gb8, lenovo 20ck003, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 500gb8gb, lenovo 20ck003k, lenovo 20ck003ku, lenovo 20ck003kuk
Barcodes 00889233160497, 00889233160602
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