Dell Precision 5550 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2020 Dell Precision 5550 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Precision 5550

Availability

Dell Precision 5550
Released2020
Generations
Dell Precision 5550 Price
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 3840x2400 4k Touchscreen - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 3840x2400 4k Touchscreen - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$619.99
$899.46 31% OFF
2020 Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i9 10th Gen - i9-10885H - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T2000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
2020 Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i9 10th Gen - i9-10885H - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T2000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$769.00
Dell Precision 5550 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-10850H 2.7GHz, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Windows 11 Pro 64bit, CAM, Nvidia Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5550 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-10850H 2.7GHz, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Windows 11 Pro 64bit, CAM, Nvidia Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
By Dell
$690.00
Dell Precision 5550 15.6" FHD Core i7-10850H 2.7GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB, Windows 11 Pro 64Bit, CAM, Nvidia Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5550 15.6" FHD Core i7-10850H 2.7GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB, Windows 11 Pro 64Bit, CAM, Nvidia Quadro T1000 4GB (Renewed)
By Dell
$780.00
Dell Precision 5550 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Non-Touch, Intel Core i7-10750H Processor, 16GB DDR4 Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Web Camera, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA GTX T1000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed
Dell Precision 5550 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Non-Touch, Intel Core i7-10750H Processor, 16GB DDR4 Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Web Camera, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA GTX T1000 4GB GDDR5 Windows 10 (Renewed
By Dell
$849.95

Exterior

Dell Precision 5550
Dimensions13.56” x 9.07” x 0.46” (344.4 mm x 230.30 mm x 11.65  mm)
Weight4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90 x 3.54 (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.

Display

Dell Precision 5550
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD+
    1920 x 1200 InfinityEdge 60 Hz anti-glare low blue light non-touch 500 nits sRGB 100% min wide-viewing angle
  • 15.6-inch UHD+ with Touch
    3840 x 2400 InfinityEdge 60 Hz anti-reflective low blue light touch 500 nits 100% AdobeRGB wide-viewing angle Gorilla Glass

Ports

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Ports
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  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery, USB 3.2 Gen 2, and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x SD-card reader
  • 1 x Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot

Internal Specs

Dell Precision 5550
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell Precision 55501
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H1,223100.00%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13492.72%
3
Intel Xeon W-10855M1,14293.38%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H1,19297.47%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H1,19697.79%
01,223

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell Precision 55501
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H4,25261.86%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41278.73%
3
Intel Xeon W-10855M5,37278.15%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H6,874100.00%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H6,78898.75%
06,874
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2993 MHz
    • Memory Type: ECC or Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1455 MHz, 768 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1575 → 1785 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 2 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Dell Precision 5550
Wi-FiIntel AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1

Battery

Dell Precision 5550
Size
  • 56 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 86 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
Power Supply
  • 90 W - USB-C power adapter
  • 130 W - USB-C power adapter

Software

Dell Precision 5550
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Precision 5550
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optional Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Stereo woofer 2.5 W x 2
  • Stereo tweeter 1.5 W x 2
  • 8 W total peak
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves

Misc

Dell Precision 5550
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
Security
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12) (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor)
  • Dell Client Command Suite available (dell.com/command), Factory Installed Dell Client Command | Update, Dell Command | Power Manager
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and external SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification)
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)

Key Features

Dell Precision 5550
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:10 UHD+
15.6”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.06 lb
1.84 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10885H
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,196
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,788
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4 ECC
Dell Precision 5550 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
T2000
4GB GDDR5

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Precision 5550.

Supports Windows 11

Dell Precision 5550 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell Precision 5550
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-10400H → Intel Core i9-10885H
4GB RAM8GB → 64GB
64GB Drive128GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU4 → 8 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell Precision 5550 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell Precision 5550
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The Dell Precision 5550 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

MemoryDell Precision 5550
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4 ECC
Speed2933 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro T2000 4GB GDDR5

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

Supports slower memory

Dell Precision 5550 supports a slower memory speed than the Dell Precision 5540. It only supports up to 2933MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the Dell Precision 5540.

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 5540 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Dell Precision 5550 - DDR4 ECC
2,933 MHz