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Toshiba Satellite C55 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Two Industry Awards

The reviewer at one expert review site said that this notebook PC would make a great purchase. Expert Reviews gave this portable PC a "Best Buy" award.

01net.com gave this portable PC a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and notebookcheck.net the average expert rating of this medium processor core notebook PC is 74 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Average

Based on 74 owner reviews this laptop has an average owner rating of 75%.

Reasonably Priced

Some Toshiba Satellite C55 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote “Good value laptop” in their Toshiba Satellite C55 review and scored it 80 out of 100. Consumer001 wrote in their Toshiba Satellite C55 review on Amazon “All round it's a decent laptop for the price”. Two years ago David Smith wrote “Very Good Value If You Don't Mind The Poor Case” in his review.

Some Toshiba Satellite C55 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was a bargain for the price. David 7 wrote in their review on Amazon “Appearance of a cheap toy” however despite that they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “This is a cheap and cheerful laptop that's fast” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Last year expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Bargain back-to-school laptops exist for a reason” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C55.

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Easy to Use

Five Toshiba Satellite C55 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C55 on Amazon “All good so far with this light, quick, easy to use laptop with tons of storage” and scored it 5 stars. Mummy1 said on Amazon in December this year “The keys are easy to use”. Mummy1 also said “On off button easy to use”.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. David Smith wrote “I find the keyboard very comfortable to use”. One Toshiba Satellite C55 owner considered that this laptop was easy to setup. Gannet wrote in their review of this laptop “Pleased with the my first laptop, fairly easy to set up and use (being a 73 year old” .

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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by Toshiba.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Toshiba Satellite C55 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba Satellite C55 was quiet. Ajhowser gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this laptop two years ago “A slick and silent machine that I feel”. Soillady scored this laptop 4 stars and mentioned “The machine is amazingly quiet”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. J. Bond wrote on Amazon “A rather nice microphone with good noise cancelling and it all comes in an attractive package” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

One customer who bought the Toshiba Satellite C55 concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Helena Brenner said on Amazon “Is not as heavy as I thought it would be” in her review. One Toshiba Satellite C55 owner who reviewed the Toshiba Satellite C55 wrote that it was lightweight. Jj mentioned in their review of this laptop last year “The lightweight gives the game away” .

One Toshiba Satellite C55 owner who bought the product said that it was tight. Two years ago Suffolkdayz wrote in their review “The usb ports are very tight and it's hard to get the connectors in or out”.

One Toshiba Satellite C55 owner wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

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Good Connectivity

One person concluded that the product was able to connect to the internet. In December last year J. Bond rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Perfect Internet Machine - Not for gaming”. One person who bought this laptop reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Jj said on Amazon last year “Everyone around the country has different Wifi speeds”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this laptop had a good signal strength. Jj wrote in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Once it is sorted out and taking it the signal strength is good”.

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Nice Design

Several Toshiba Satellite C55 owners who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Consumer001 scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The CD drive tray is pretty minimal in structure”. Suffolkdayz said “Pretty good so far” .

One person said in their reviews that it was a good design. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk said “It has a clean, fuss-free design – especially in all-white –” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Support

One Toshiba Satellite C55 owner wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Jack said “If you follow this quick youtube guide you will be able to fix that” in his Toshiba Satellite C55 review.

Good Product Quality

A number of Toshiba Satellite C55 owners agreed that it was good quality. David Smith mentioned in his review of this laptop “I wouldn't recommend it to anybody who wants to impress or feel they have a high quality product in their hands” and gave the Toshiba Satellite C55 a score of 80 out of 100. Kiri44 wrote in their review “Good quality/price product” and gave this laptop a rating of 80 out of 100. Two years ago Soillady mentioned in their Toshiba Satellite C55 review on Amazon “The silver outer shell is a nice touch - the mouse pad is fit for purpose”.

Robust

Two Toshiba Satellite C55 owners agreed that it was well made. Nat Doggett said on Amazon “Plus Toshiba's built in software is apalling” however despite that they gave the Toshiba Satellite C55 a rating of 1 stars. One Toshiba Satellite C55 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Consumer001 wrote in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C55 “It's sturdy enough as laptops go” .

Good for Gaming

One customer said in their reviews that this laptop was good for gaming. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Suitable for games in medium to high settings”.

Good Battery Life

One person who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. J. Bond mentioned on Amazon “It's light, performs well, has a dazzlingly good wide screen, has a decent battery life, very good sound (for laptop speakers), decent enough camera for skype/webcam use”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C55 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55 is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Write Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.1x. With a CD-RW write speed of 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite C55 has a quite fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite C55 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has one of the smaller non-operating vibrations (only 1 gravity) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest non-operating vibration of portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55 is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

At only 60 gravity, the Satellite C55 has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55. Laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C55 have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.

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24 Reasons Against

Small Storage Capacity

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba Satellite C55 did not have good storage. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “Upgrading is not feasible so don't expect to easily fix the limited memory or slow disk storage later” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C55 and gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C55 is 1,100MHz. At only 756 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C55 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55 is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Satellite C55 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Toshiba Satellite C55 is a two SATA connector laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55 have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite C55 does not 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the X1 Carbon (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Satellite C55 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most laptops of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Laptops of this spec and age processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The Satellite C55 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. When compared to other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55, the Satellite C55's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Satellite C55 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C55 is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and three processor threads, including the Satellite C55 which has two processor threads.

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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 have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has one of the slower CD-RW read speeds (only 16 CD-speeds) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have CD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 24x.

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Very Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C55 has a quite slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55. The DVD-RW read speeds of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55 range from 6x to 8x.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Satellite C55 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite C55 range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Satellite C55 has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.39 gigahertz, the Satellite C55 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has a better processor cache level than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has a L2 processor cache, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

The best processor cache level amongst similar types of portable PC is L3.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has one of the slower DVD+R double layer read speeds (only 6 CD-speeds) amongst laptops of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55 have DVD+R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The Satellite C55 has a fairly slow DVD-R double layer read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The DVD-R double layer read speeds of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite C55 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C55 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Satellite C55 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C55.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (2.16GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Satellite C55 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba Satellite C55 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55.

If this Toshiba portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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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
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Size
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows 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 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
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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 Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b5364, c55b5364k, c55b5364km
Barcodes 00022265732595, 00766653291348

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