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Toshiba C55t 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 6GB Nov 2013
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Toshiba have good ratings 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 ratings across its entire range.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the C55t, the Toshiba C55t has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Toshiba C55t is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55t have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C55t is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Toshiba C55t has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C55t.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C55t has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55t do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G. With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55t has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the C55t.

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Six Battery Cells

The Toshiba C55t is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba C55t has a fairly small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the C55t. The smallest non-operating shock of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55t is 60G and the biggest is 240G.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Toshiba C55t is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Toshiba C55t has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4.01 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C55t range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C55t have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba C55t does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba C55t has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C55t the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba C55t has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst 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 frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba C55t is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C55t has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C55t range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55t

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Toshiba laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55t has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C55t has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C55t.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Toshiba C55t has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55t has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C55t.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (£1,529.99) (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55t has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C55t.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 820 (8GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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
Technical Details
Other Features

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Merksy65
Merksy65 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55T-C

Im an IT Admin, constantly buying electronics for work, I bought this laptop for my daughter and both of us have zero complaints, charging and setup was easy, the brand is good, it's light weight... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Xman12
Xman12 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55T-C

This has a 2.4 ghz speed, windows 10, and a touch screen. I added a wireless mouse to make it even more convenient for me. Windows 10 includes some of the features many people missed with windows... Read more…

Reviewed 31 January 2016 by Crystal

I returned this computer after purchase. Something wasn't right, it kept freezing and would not let me turn off...

Reviewed 13 February 2016 by Patti

I miss Windows 7. This was very confusing and it took me 11 tries before I could install Office 10 into it. Went through all kinds of problems with it not downloading properly. Spent over 6 hours... Read more…

Reviewed 12 September 2015 by Mrs Edwina Thomas
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased a new laptop. But on receiving the product found it had already been used...

Works as advertised, but in Windows only
Easy to setup and use. It works like a standard RAID card, but USB ports make connections much simpler. The performance is comparable to many SATA PCI-E cards, and is very reasonably priced for a Mac-
Don't have any, doesn't work without power
NOTE: Four port card from same firm appears to get power from pci-e buss
The price is the first thing that should jump out at any one, the second being the size, the third that it is IPS. The High contrast ratio is a plus as well as is the weight (is not heavy at all)
Prevents sleep in Macs. Per other reviews elsewhere, High Point knows this but offers no solution (yet)
No issue with the product, but the name is really confusing - it can be very hard to find information about it online if you don't search using the full name:
Newegg lists R 1022AM Maybe Highpoint's part number Some will confuse the Highpoint R 1022A with this card. DO NOT make this mistake. The "A" is for PC's only, and is actually a different design (chec
Does not include power cable, paper directions did not include that a separate power cable is required. On-line directions include mention you need to connect this card to external power
Companies support web-site does not include any special notes on this issue
Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Daymoe
Daymoe would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55T-C

The product is a great product for the cost. I have no complaints...

Brochures and Manuals

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55ta5287, c55ta5296
Barcodes 00022265509654, 00022265514030

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