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Toshiba Satellite C855 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 6GB 640GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 6GB Jan 2013
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Satellite C855-2F7 - Intel Core i3-2348M Processor(2.30GHz)/Win8/6144MB(4096+2048)/640GB/15.6 Wide TruBrite HD/DVD-RW SuperMulti(DL)/WiFi 802.11bgn/Btooth/1.0MP HD WebCam More
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8 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years is 15". The Satellite C855 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C855.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 640 gigabytes, the Satellite C855 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C855. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C855 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this type and age.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Big CD/DVD Drive Buffer Size

At 2 megabytes, the Satellite C855 has a very big CD/DVD drive buffer size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C855. The average CD/DVD drive buffer size of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C855 is 1.6MB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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15 Reasons Against

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C855 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Toshiba Satellite C855 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of this age and type have a front camera, however the Toshiba Satellite C855 does not have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life

Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C855 have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h. At only 4 hours, the Toshiba Satellite C855 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C855 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C855 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C855 have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh. At only 10.8 milliamperes * hour, the Satellite C855 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C855, the Satellite C855's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The memory clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C855 range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz.

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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 portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C855 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba Satellite C855 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Toshiba Satellite C855 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

Laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C855 have CD rewrite speeds of between 4x and 16x. The Satellite C855 has one of the slower CD rewrite speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Thick

The average height of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. At 33.52 millimeters, the Toshiba Satellite C855 is fairly thick compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C855

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite C855.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C855 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP Probook 650 (2.4GHz).

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Average Weight

The Satellite C855 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C855.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba Satellite C855 has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C855.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Expansion Module Size
Hard Drive
Hard Disk Height
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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
LCD Brightness (level 1-8 Setting)
HD Type
Video
Maximum Refresh Rate of External Video Mode
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD/DVD Drive Buffer Size
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
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 Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Full Duplex Audio System
Audio System
Maximum Audio System Sampling Rate
Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
SIM Card
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Keyboard Key Pitch
Keyboard Key Stroke
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard 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 VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
AC Adapter Weight
CD/DVD Weight
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Non-Operating Relative Humidity
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Wireless Communication Version
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Connector Type
Internal Modem
Drive Device Buffer Size
Dimensions
HD-Ready
Resolution of Internal Video Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c8552f7, c8552f8, toshiba i32348, toshiba c8552f8, toshiba i32348m

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