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Toshiba S55 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Aug 2015
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Owner Reviews Are Average

The average owner rating of this Toshiba laptop is 79% based on 14 owner reviews.

Good Brand

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the S55 the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 2.1TB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S55, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Toshiba S55 of 4 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba S55 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the S55 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

Other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion 17-g130nr, the Medion AKOYA E7227, or the Toshiba Satellite L50-B.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50-C (1TB), or the HP 17-g108na (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S55. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S55 is 6.3GB.

Alternative 12GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19), or the DELL Inspiron 15 7000.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 (16GB and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the S55 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba S55 has a better processor family than most laptops of this spec and age. This Toshiba portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S55 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S55 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus S200E, the HP Pavilion 15-ab040sa, and the DELL Latitude 3540 is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The maximum internal memory of the Toshiba S55 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst laptops that are a similar age to the S55.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba S55 supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported bluetooth version amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S55.

A 4 Bluetooth version is the worst supported bluetooth version across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the S55 is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the S55 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G. The Toshiba S55 has one of the smaller non-operating vibrations (only 1 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest non-operating shock of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S55 is 60G and the biggest is 240G.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S55.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus S200E, the Lenovo G50-45, or the HP Pavilion 15-ab040sa which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Asus S200E, the Acer Extensa EX2508, or the HP Probook 470 G2 which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T540p (SSD), the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD), or the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba S55 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the S55 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Latitude 15 5000 (£670.98), or the Latitude 12 7000 both from DELL or the Asus S200E.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S55 the CD-RW read speeds range from 4x to 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 21x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has a quite slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55.

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Quite Small Operating Shock

The Toshiba S55 has a fairly small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S55. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 77G.

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Quite Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba S55 has one of the smallest operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest operating vibration of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.5G, the biggest is 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.67G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S55

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba S55, the HP Pavilion 17-g015dx, and the Acer Aspire S7 is also worth considering.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the E540 (2.5GHz), or the Z510 (2.5GHz) both from Lenovo or the Asus X555UB (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba S55 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S55.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the E540, and the ThinkPad W550 both from Lenovo or the Asus F555LP is also worth considering.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba L75 (17.3"), or the MSI GP72 2QD (£795.28) (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the S55.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.2kg heavy portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the S55, or the C55 both from Toshiba or the DELL Inspiron 15 7000.

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Specification

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection 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
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Maximum Non-Operating Thermal Gradient
Maximum Operating Thermal Gradient
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
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba s55, toshiba ddr3, toshiba s55t, toshiba ddr3l, toshiba i75500, toshiba ddr3ls, toshiba i75500u, toshiba ddr3lsd, toshiba ddr3lsdr, toshiba s55c5274, toshiba ddr3lsdra, toshiba ddr3lsdram, toshiba psptnu00e00, toshiba psptnu00e00m
Barcodes 00766653303034, 00766653303126, 00889661015048, 00889661015185, 00889661127529

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