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Toshiba Satellite C70D-B
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Toshiba Satellite C70D-B 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB Jun 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
BIG SCREEN. HUGE VERSATILITY.With a large 43.9 cm (17.3 ) HD+ display, a wide range of connectivity options* and a choice of Intel or AMD processors*, the Satellite C70-B series is the ideal... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Very Big Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Satellite C70D-B has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,024 gigabyte, the Satellite C70D-B has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C70D-B is 710GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB.

If this Toshiba portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 15 (£1,498.87) (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C70D-B has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,024 gigabyte, the Satellite C70D-B's hard drive capacity is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 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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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C70D-B have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Satellite C70D-B which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The Satellite C70D-B is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C70D-B does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-B.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Satellite C70D-B has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.8 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite C70D-B does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Satellite C70D-B has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-B is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C70D-B have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 Satellite C70D-B has a quite slow DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-B. The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of portable PCs of this age and type 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 slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-B is 4x and the fastest is 8x. With a DVD-R double layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B has one of the slower DVD-R double layer read speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-B has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Satellite C70D-B has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C70D-B.

We compared all the other 2.7kg heavy portable PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VJ is also worth considering.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-B has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the Satellite C70D-B has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C70D-B.

We compared all the other 5h battery life laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Model
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
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
CD Write Speed
CD 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
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
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 March 2015 by Ben Williams
(Verified Purchase)

Superb product.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c70db10, c70db10u, toshiba c70db10, toshiba c70db10u
Barcodes 04051528146738

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