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Toshiba C55

Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Toshiba have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C55 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Toshiba C55 has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Toshiba notebook PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Across all laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The Toshiba C55 has a quite fast CD-RW write speed (16 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the C55. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55 have CD-RW write speeds of between 4x and 24x.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the C55. The average non-operating vibration of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2.2G.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the C55 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Toshiba C55 which has six battery cells.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba C55 has a quite small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the C55. The non-operating shocks of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.

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22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of this type and age range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 756 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba C55 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Toshiba C55 which has two SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this Toshiba portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Notebook PCs of this type and age processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this type and age is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C55.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Toshiba C55 is a two processor thread laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Portable PCs of this spec and age have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C55 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C55 is 63G. The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller operating shocks (only 10 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the C55 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Toshiba C55 has one of the slowest maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.39 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this age and type is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the C55 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55.

If this Toshiba portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Hot Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55a5140, c55a5180
Barcodes 00022265689431, 00022265689448, 00022265689455, 00766653291348

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