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Toshiba L55

Toshiba L55 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. This Toshiba laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55 is 15". The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba L55 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have 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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the L55 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba L55 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the L55. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L55 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.2G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G. At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L55 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L55 range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the L55.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the L55 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba L55 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. 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 laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L55 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 450 (1.7GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba L55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Operating Shock

At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55 is 10G and the biggest is 140G.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Toshiba L55 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Toshiba L55 is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Small Operating Vibration

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the operating vibration of, the Toshiba L55's operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity is one of the smallest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Toshiba released the L55.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba L55 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the L55.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.75 hours, the Toshiba L55 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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 III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55a5168
Barcodes 00022265689516, 00222656895162, 00886389069025

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