ThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)

ThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)

Description

Intel Core i3-5005U 2.0 GHz, 15.6", 1366 x 768, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 5500, Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro), 9 hours battery life, 5.21 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $389.45 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:66
GPU Benchmark:48
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Low-End graphics, not suitable for gaming (but ok for web browsing and office applications).
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:82/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
ThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)
Faster CPU
Lenovo Ideapad 310 80ST0005US
Faster GPU
DELL Inspiron 15 5000 i5568-0463GRY
Lighter
Better Value
ASUS F556UA-AB32
Product nameThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)Lenovo Ideapad 310 80ST0005USDELL Inspiron 15 5000 i5568-0463GRYDell i5568-0463GRY 15.6" FHD 2-in-1 LaptopASUS F556UA-AB32
CPU Benchmark66better70better72better72better72
GPU Benchmark48worsebetter50worseworse
Value for Money95worse94better100better98better98
Popularity808080better9980
Rating
Shopineer score82better83better86better91better85
Price$389.45better$389.00worse$389.88worse$389.88better$364.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$634.00$628.00$840.00$731.00$676.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Home
BrandThinkPadLenovoDELLDellASUS
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HD
Resolution1366 x 7681366 x 768better1920 x 1080better1920 x 1080better1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED backlight, anti-glare, 200 nits, 16:9 aspect ratioTruelife LED-Backlit Touch Display with Wide Viewing Angles
TouchscreenNoNobetterYesNo
ProcessorIntel Core i3-5005U 2.0 GHzbetterAMD A10-9600P 2.30 GHzbetterIntel Core i3-6100U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i3-6100UbetterIntel i3-6100U 2.3 GHz Processor
Cores2better4222
Base Frequency2 GHzbetter2.4 GHzbetter2.3 GHzbetter2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency
Memory4 GBbetter8 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2133
HDD500 GBbetter1 TB500 GB500 GBbetter1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD±R/RWDL DVDRW/CD-RW
Webcam0.3 MP0.3 MPWidescreen HD 720p Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone Array
Battery6-cell lithium ion (48 Wh)2 Cell 30 Wh42 WHr, 3-Cell Battery (integrated)
Battery Life9 hours4 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 5500worseAMD Radeon R5 seriesbetterIntel HD Graphics 520worseworse
Video Memory
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorGraphite BlackBlack TexturedGrayDark Blue
Weight5.21 lbs.better4.8 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better4.5 lbs.better5.07 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake18108
Anno 140412218
Anno 20705728178
Anno 2205853
ArmA 28
Ashes of the Singularity1024
Assassin's Creed Syndicate11108
Assassin's Creed Unity8631
Assassin´s Creed III16147
Battlefield 11397
Battlefield 33223186
Battlefield 42415104
Battlefield Hardline252084
BioShock Infinite3118155
Borderlands 235271913
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1274386
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1615
Civilization 55610
Civilization VI2210
Company of Heroes 2191583
Crysis - CPU Benchmark7146225
Crysis - GPU Benchmark6350257
Crysis 24832249
Crysis 3161072
Crysis Warhead21
Darksiders II3621
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising57383015
Dead Space 355252111
Deus Ex Human Revolution452611
Deus Ex Mankind Divided1185
Diablo III53352817
Dirt 353312313
Dirt Rally70191312
Dirt Showdown5130228
Dishonored 21210
Dishonored38292621
Doom 3138
Doom131013
Dota 2 Reborn50301512
Dota 2583315
Evolve141066
F.E.A.R. 21237821
F1 201160362612
F1 201239333214
F1 201351342812
F1 201447322213
FIFA 16493518
FIFA 17373023
Fallout 416106
Far Cry 293409
Far Cry 33020104
Far Cry 4141162
Far Cry Primal11543
Farming Simulator 1748241011
Fifa 1140757
Fifa 12157947758
Fifa 13138959052
Fifa 14103695639
Fifa 15372917
For Honor177
GRID 247261913
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto3219
GTA V231953
Ghost Recon Wildlands94
Guild Wars 243146
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark119
Hitman 2016109
Just Cause 210
Just Cause 3161481
Left 4 Dead3761
Mad Max1787
Mafia 231242313
Mafia 37
Mass Effect 3362717
Mass Effect Andromeda16
Max Payne 32421617
Metal Gear Solid V342197
Metro 20334815139
Mirror's Edge Catalyst22134
Need for Speed 20167611
Need for Speed Shift5837
No Man's Sky12
Overwatch32815
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2615108
Resident Evil 5843616
Resident Evil 72210
Rise of the Tomb Raider11755
Risen63332517
Saints Row IV181474
SimCity4423156
Sims 32586030
Sims 4151371710
Sleeping Dogs3828147
Star Wars Battlefront19107
StarCraft 2150442513
Supreme Commander - FA Bench43353217
The Crew151163
The Division12811
The Elder Scrolls Online40291910
The Evil Within16126
The Secret World241618
The Witcher 313942
Thief151084
Titanfall 22620816
Titanfall33201310
Tomb Raider4523158
Torchlight 2794628
Trackmania Nations Forever1167934
Watch Dogs 215122
Watch Dogs151163
World in Conflict - Benchmark78422810
World of Tanks v859272310
World of Warcraft11865239
World of Warships49361813
X-Plane 10.25341366
XCOM 2115