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Toshiba C855 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB 640GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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The Satellite C855 series offers great value and great quality for everyday computing and features a 39.6cm (15.6 ) display. It is available in a choice of red, white, black or silver gloss... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other brands. 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.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the C855 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba C855 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the C855.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Toshiba C855 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the C855. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C855 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 640 gigabytes, the Toshiba C855 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C855. The total storage capacity of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C855 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C855 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C855 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and spec the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Toshiba C855 has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.3 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C855. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the C855 is 17GB/s, the fastest is 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba C855 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the C855 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba C855 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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

The Toshiba C855 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Toshiba C855 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C855. The average battery life of laptops of this type and age is 24h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C855 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the C855 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Toshiba C855 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This Toshiba laptop has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the C855 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The smallest L3 cache of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB. The Toshiba C855 has a quite small L3 cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Toshiba C855 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the C855 is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. The memory clock speed of the Toshiba C855 of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C855 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba C855 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba C855 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C855 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

The CD rewrite speeds of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 4x to 16x. With a CD rewrite speed of only 4 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C855 has one of the slower CD rewrite speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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Thick

The Toshiba C855 is fairly thick (33.52 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The thinnest similar spec portable PC that has been available for around the same time as the C855 is 2.4mm thick, the thickest is 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C855

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the C855 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba C855 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G500 (2.3GHz).

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Average Weight

The Toshiba C855 has a fairly standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C855 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the C855.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Data Network
3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Topology
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
SIM Card
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Power Supply Type
Connector Type
Internal Modem
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
HD-Ready
Resolution of Internal Video Mode
Wireless Technology
Display
Type

Expert Reviews

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24 September 2013

With a price of around 580 Euro (~$780), the Toshiba Satellite C855-2J4 can be considered an upper-end entry-level model. For that price, the user can expect higher performance and the system...

12 November 2012

The Toshiba Satellite C855-15Q impresses on paper: an Intel 2.3GHz Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and a massive 640GB hard drive (space for hundreds of movies and thousands of albums) are not to be... Read more…

16 June 2012

The Toshiba Satellite C855 is a solid-but-uninspiring laptop. Its design is inoffensive but unlikely to excite and build quality is a little patchy. What turns us off the most, though, is the...

16 September 2012

De Toshiba Satellite C855-158 is een combinatie van een nieuwe basis en een oude processor. We hebben hier een een wat dubbel gevoel bij. Aan de ene kant is de AMD Radeon HD 7610M nodig om de...

1 January 2014

Analiza popularno?ci laptopów wykazuje, ?e najwi?kszy jest popyt na modele najta?sze, w cenach 1500?2000 z?. Na pewno nie s? to najnowsze zdobycze techniki, z bardzo wydajnymi procesorami,... Read more…

Number pad
Pleasant touchpad surface
Display with ample contrast
CPU clock speed remains at maximum during the stress test
1 TB HDD and 8 GB RAM
Many glossy surfaces
Single USB 3.0 port
No Gigabit LAN
Glossy display
Fairly short battery life
8 October 2012

Czasy, w których laptop ?wiadczy? o statusie spo?ecznym, bo sta? na niego by?o jedynie nielicznych, mamy ju? na szcz??cie za sob? i cho? w sklepach nadal mo?na znale?? komputery przeno?ne tak... Read more…

29 September 2012

Segment notebooków do typowych, domowych zastosowa? jest coraz bogatszy. Modele znajduj?ce si? w tym ?worku? nie wyró?niaj? si? z regu?y niczym szczególnym, wi?c tym ci??ej jest dokona? wyboru... Read more…

9 December 2013

Das Toshiba Satellite C855-2J4 nutzt einen 3,3 Gigahertz schnellen Core i5 von Intel, 8 Gigabyte DDR3-Arbeitsspeicher und eine Radeon HD 7610M. Der Bildschirm ist nicht entspiegelt und bietet eine... Read more…

19 September 2013

Das Toshiba Satellite C855-2J4 ist aktuell ab etwa 580 Euro zu haben und damit in der oberen Einsteigerklasse angesiedelt. Für den Preis kann man schon ein deutliches Leistungsplus erwarten,...

17 September 2012

Er du på jakt etter en rimelig maskin som har kraft nok til dagligdags databruk, bør du ta en nærmere titt på Satellite C855. Den har visse svakheter i kvalitetsfølelsen, men skal den stort...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c8551v, c8551t, c85518, c8551w4, c85518x, c8551vm, c8551tv, c8551w3, pscbwe04600nenn, pscbwe03c00nenn, pscbwe04500nenn, pscbwe-04500nenn, pscbwe-04600nenn
Barcodes 04051528009897

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