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Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Sep 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Essential Computing For Everyday Tasks.Get connected without cutting corners with the value-driven Satellite C55 laptop. This reliable, full-powered Windows PC is a solid performer that's easy to... More
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7 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 3,511 expert and owner reviews for Toshiba portable PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Satellite C55-B has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C55-B supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C55-B has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Satellite C55-B is a two SATA III connector portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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

The Satellite C55-B is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Satellite C55-B is a two SATA connector notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2554981_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3102084_price] (1.8GHz), or the Asus X451CA[plb_3015235_price] (1.8GHz).

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Satellite C55-B is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Satellite C55-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 63G. At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly small operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Toshiba notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Satellite C55-B has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-771[plb_2869536_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Satellite C55-B has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855453_price] (8GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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 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
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)

Bargain back-to-school laptops exist for a reason: Not everybody can afford a $2,000 laptop. Honestly, most people don't even need a $2,000 laptop.For this set of reviews, we're looking at the... Read more…

Suitable for games in medium to high settings
Sufficient power for demanding software
Richincolor screen
Excellent value
Strong performance
Might be too slow for future games in the midterm
Inferior keyboard
Short battery runtime
Fullplastic casing
Very poor battery life

User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 August 2014 by Amnorwood
Amnorwood would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-A

The laptop is really nice quality. It runs quiet, easy to use, and navigate. The mouse is a little sensitive when dragging fast , causing you to back log to your most recent page which is... Read more…

Good for Microsoft office, and indie gaming. Plays counter strike global offensive at 80 fps, minecraft 60 fps. If your streaming on it get something more powerful. Good for presentation designing and
Plenty of USB ports
Full number pad
The package was in a box
The customer service of Newegg. com supersedes any expectations of any other company I have dealt with. They are very fast in responding to any concerns or questions I had regarding this product
Mouse pad feels like it's going to fall off. Mousepad button once did. CD drive feels a bit low build quality. CPU cooler and the power supply scream. The laptop can get loud for 60 of the time
Slow
Missed keystrokes
Glossy screen
The package was not packaged securely. It was only packaged with a small amount of paper so the laptop inside was constantly shifted around. I am unsure if the product was in good shape or not as I se

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b5392, toshiba c55b5392
Barcodes 00022265866269, 00222658662694

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