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Toshiba Satellite C55-C

Toshiba Satellite C55-C 4 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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The Satellite C55-C is a laptop that's been built for dependable everyday use, but that doesn t mean to say it compromises on looks. Sleek and remarkably elegant in design, the laptop looks great... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-C has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 3.7GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C55-C has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo G50-30[plb_3247703_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-711[plb_2971844_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C55-C supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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18 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C55-C is 2GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. The Toshiba Satellite C55-C has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 640MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 830MHz. At only 700 megahertz, the Satellite C55-C has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-C.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba Satellite C55-C which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Satellite C55-C is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C55-C does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price], or the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B[plb_2698899_price].

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C has one of the older PCI Express slot versions (only 2) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The oldest PCI Express slot version of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-C is 2 and the newest is 3.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

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

Alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at include the Medion AKOYA E7225[plb_2545004_price], or the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price] which is cheaper.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Satellite C55-C has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-C is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think cheaper laptops such as the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_2941757_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the G50-45[pl_3747024_price] (1.8GHz and cheaper), or the G50-45[pl_3023649_price] (2GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (2GHz and cheaper).

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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 commonly found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-C have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-C has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-C.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the Medion AKOYA E7225[plb_2545004_price], the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price], or the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price].

If this Toshiba notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-C the processor family ranges from Intel Celeron to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba Satellite C55-C is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Satellite P50t-B[pl_2698899_price], or the Satellite P50T-B[pl_2803100_price] both from Toshiba or the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is actually the worst memory slots across all portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-C.

The best memory slots across similar types of laptop is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Satellite C55-C has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-C is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. The Satellite C55-C has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C55-C.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Satellite C55-C is a four processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-C have between four and seven processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-C

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the Satellite C55-C.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite C55-C has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-C.

Other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price], or the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B[plb_2698899_price].

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite C55-C has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-C.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price], and the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B[plb_2698899_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite C55-C has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C55-C.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price] (2.3kg), or the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B[plb_2698899_price] (2.3kg) which is also cheaper.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7.5 hours, the Satellite C55-C has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-C.

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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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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