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Toshiba S55 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jun 2013
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 3,511 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its laptops. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S55 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S55, the Toshiba S55 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S55 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the S55 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.3G. With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the S55 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 110G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 3.92 hours, the Toshiba S55 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55 is 1,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. At only 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba S55 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba S55 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the S55 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow CD-RW Read Speed

At only 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S55 have CD-RW read speeds of between 16x and 24x.

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S55. The average DVD-RW read speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S55 is 7.7x.

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Very Small Operating Shock

At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S55 have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 52G.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R double layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has one of the slower DVD+R double layer read speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of laptops of a similar age and spec to the S55 is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.7x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The Toshiba S55 has one of the slower DVD-R double layer read speeds (only 6 CD-speeds) amongst laptops of this age. The average DVD-R double layer read speed of laptops of this age and spec is 6.7x, and the DVD-R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly small operating vibration compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S55. The smallest operating vibration of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55 is 0.5G and the biggest is 1.1G.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S55

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the S55.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S55.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the S55.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 17[plb_2353197_price] (12GB).

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to the S55.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] (17").

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba S55 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S55.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the MSI GE60[plb_1491970_price] (2.4kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around 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.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
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
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
HD DVD-ROM 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
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Optional Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management 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 FDI Technology
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
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
Technical Details
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74700, i74700m, s55a5256, i74700mq, s55a5165, s55a5275, s55a5279, s55a5154, s55a5358, s55a5256n, s55a5256nr, pskk6u00x00c, toshiba hdd2, toshiba ram1, toshiba ram1t, toshiba hdd2g, toshiba ram1tb, toshiba i75500, toshiba hdd2gb, toshiba i75500u, toshiba i75500u8, toshiba i75500u8g, toshiba i75500u8gb
Barcodes 00022265514078, 00022265526354, 00022265526491, 00022265590805, 00022265651360, 00022265691908, 00022265692202, 00222655140782, 00222655263542, 00222655264914, 00222655908054, 00718037758312, 00766653303355

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