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Toshiba Satellite C70-B
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Toshiba Satellite C70-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The Satellite Pro C70-B combines Windows 8.1*, comprehensive connectivity and an elegant design in one highly affordable business laptop. Capture every detail with stunning clarity on a large,... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Satellite C70-B has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C70-B the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Very Big Screen Size

The average screen size of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B is 15". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C70-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C70-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x. With a DVD+R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70-B has one of the fastest DVD+R double layer read speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD-R double layer read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 6.6x. With a DVD-R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70-B has one of the faster DVD-R double layer read speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Satellite C70-B has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite C70-B. Portable PCs of this type and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C70-B the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x. With a CD-RW write speed of 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70-B has a fairly fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C70-B.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C70-B have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite C70-B has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C70-B.

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Six Battery Cells

The Satellite C70-B is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Satellite C70-B which has two SATA III connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. The Satellite C70-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 950 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most laptops that have been available for more than two years have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Toshiba Satellite C70-B which has two SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C70-B range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

If the storage medium of this Toshiba notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite C70-B has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C70-B is 2.1GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Asus UX31E (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite C70-B has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C70-B is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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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 around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

The Satellite C70-B has a fairly slow maximum WiFi data rate (only 150 megabits per second) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C70-B. The slowest maximum WiFi data rate of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 150 Mbit/s, the fastest is 870 Mbit/s, and the average maximum WiFi data rate is 340 Mbit/s.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite C70-B 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 Satellite C70-B also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Satellite C70-B has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Satellite C70-B is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the Satellite C70-B is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Satellite C70-B is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Satellite C70-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C70-B is 25GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Satellite C70-B has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and spec have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite C70-B has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.1 hours, the Satellite C70-B has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

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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
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 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
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
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
Full-Size 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 Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c70b20, c70b10, c70b31, c70b12, c70b115, c70b31m, c70b12z, c70b212, c70b20w, c70b10n, toshiba c70b20, toshiba c70b20w, toshiba pscnue009005, toshiba pscnue009005g, toshiba pscnue009005gr
Barcodes 04051528126372, 04051528126389, 04051528134599, 04051528137842, 04051528137866, 04051528147667, 04051528148046, 04051528159226, 04051528166170

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