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 $422.50 (see 4 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:67
GPU Benchmark:48
Popularity score:72

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Low-End graphics, not suitable for gaming (but ok for web browsing and office applications).
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:75/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
ThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)
Faster CPU
Faster GPU
Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002FUS)
Lighter
Better Value
Lenovo IdeaPad 80QQ002DUS
Product nameThinkPad E550 (20DF00EDUS)Dell Inspiron 15.6" Touchscreen HD I3558-5501BLK LaptopLenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002FUS)2017 Newest DELL Inspiron 2-in-1 11.6" Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop,Lenovo IdeaPad 80QQ002DUS
CPU Benchmark67better71better73worse59better69
GPU Benchmark48worsebetter51worse48
Value for Money83better95better97
Popularity72better100better76better81better92
Rating
Shopineer score75better86better83worse70better87
Price$422.50better$422.30worse$440.23worse$422.88better$319.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$520.00$722.00$576.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10Windows 10 Home
BrandThinkPadDellLenovoDellLenovo
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"11.6"15.6"
Display Type
Resolution1366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 768
LCD FeaturesLED backlight, anti-glare, 200 nits, 16:9 aspect ratioLED backlight
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i3-5005U 2.0 GHzbetterPowerful Intel Core i5-5200U Dual-Core ProcessorbetterIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzworseIntel Pentium N3710 Quad-Core Processor 1.6 GHz up to 2.56GHz wibetterIntel Core i3-5020U 2.2 GHz
Cores222better42
Base Frequency2 GHzbetter2.3 GHzbetter2.2 GHz
Boost Frequency2.8 GHz
Memory4 GBbetter8 GB4 GB4 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GBworse8 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD500 GBbetter1 TB500 GB500 GB500 GB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD±R/RWDVDRW
Webcam0.3 MP720p0.3 MP
Battery6-cell lithium ion (48 Wh)6-cell lithium ion, 48 WHr4-cell, Lithium Cylinder, 32 Wh
Battery Life9 hours9 hours8 hours4 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 5500worsebetterIntel HD Graphics 520worseIntel HD Graphics 5500
Video Memory
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANLAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
ColorGraphite BlackBlackBlack
Weight5.21 lbs.better4.85 lbs.worse5.39 lbs.better3.07 lbs.better5.06 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 Syndicate8108
Assassin's Creed Unity8631
Assassin´s Creed III16147
Battlefield 11397
Battlefield 33824197
Battlefield 42415104
Battlefield Hardline252084
BioShock Infinite3118155
Borderlands 241312114
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1949886
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1615
Call of Juarez Benchmark36
Civilization 53311
Civilization VI19714
CoD Modern Warfare 2130534529
Company of Heroes 2191583
Counter-Strike Source65
Crysis - CPU Benchmark11839228
Crysis - GPU Benchmark13144258
Crysis 25937279
Crysis 3161072
Crysis Warhead21
Darksiders II3320
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising83503818
Dead Space 355252111
Deus Ex Human Revolution452611
Deus Ex Mankind Divided97
Diablo III53352817
Dirt 353312313
Dirt Rally70191312
Dirt Showdown51302211
Dishonored 298
Dishonored38292623
Doom 3146
Doom10713
Dota 2 Reborn50301512
Dota 2583315
Evolve141066
F.E.A.R. 2123784727
F1 201187644515
F1 201259463821
F1 201351342812
F1 201447322213
FIFA 16493518
FIFA 17373023
Fallout 416106
Far Cry 21335818
Far Cry 33020104
Far Cry 4141162
Far Cry Primal11542
Farming Simulator 1748241010
Fifa 1134918913277
Fifa 1226616811866
Fifa 131511078756
Fifa 14103695639
Fifa 15372917
GRID 247261913
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto693024
GTA V231953
Guild Wars 243146
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark119
Hitman 2016109
Just Cause 210
Just Cause 316148
Left 4 Dead160108
Mad Max1787
Mafia 231242313
Mafia 38
Mass Effect 3362722
Max Payne 32725117
Metal Gear Solid V342197
Metro 20338315136
Mirror's Edge Catalyst22134
Need for Speed 20167611
Need for Speed Shift59393329
No Man's Sky12
Overwatch32815
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2615108
Resident Evil 5843616
Rise of the Tomb Raider11755
Risen79362318
Saints Row IV181474
SimCity4423157
Sims 34236835
Sims 4151371710
Sleeping Dogs3929147
Star Wars Battlefront19107
StarCraft 220649239
Supreme Commander - FA Bench49363217
The Crew151163
The Division128
The Elder Scrolls Online59291911
The Evil Within16126
The Secret World3525174
The Witcher 313942
Thief151084
Titanfall 22620817
Titanfall33201310
Tomb Raider4523158
Torchlight 21014628
Trackmania Nations Forever3407934
Watch Dogs 21512
Watch Dogs151163
World in Conflict - Benchmark99493212
World of Tanks v848231810
World of Warcraft211134678
World of Warships49361813
X-Plane 10.25341364
XCOM 2115