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Toshiba Satellite S55T 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 2TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Apr 2015
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16 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S55T is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Satellite S55T's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that came out more than a year ago have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the Toshiba Satellite S55T's total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S55T have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The Satellite S55T has a very big internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S55T. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 12GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15u G2[plb_2840959_price] (16GB).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S55T supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite S55T the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite S55T has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Satellite S55T has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite S55T has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has one of the biggest hard drive capacity amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S55T do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite S55T has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T. The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. At 4 megabytes, the Satellite S55T has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite S55T does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook 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.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite S55T have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Satellite S55T which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Satellite S55T has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55T

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Weight

The Satellite S55T has a fairly average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.5 hours, the Satellite S55T has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C40-C[plb_2972022_price] (6.75h).

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear 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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 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
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(8)
1 August 2015

Toshiba packed quite a bit of highlights into the Satellite S55t. You get an unique looking machine, Broadwell hardware, a decent trackpad and a very nice FHD touchscreen. It lacks in the typing...

Nice screen, unique look, low profile sd card slot, great speakers, good value for the money
Bad keyboard, flimsy bottom cover, many potential dust traps
17 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

15 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

13 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

7 August 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Wavy Visuals
Wavy Visuals would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C

Top-notch quality laptop in every way. If it weren't for the trivial color error that occurs each time the screen is turned on or woken up, which a simple color calibration will remedy, I would... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Rebelmamma
Rebelmamma would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C (Verified Purchase)

My last laptop had Vista......now almost 10 years old. Switch to this new Toshiba with Windows 10 is mind blowing!!!! Touch screen, backlit keyboard also a big plus!!

Reviewed 8 November 2015 by AnneChovie

I would advise against getting a laptop with 4k resolution, you will experience issues. Some programs won't adjust to the 4k screen, resulting in the programs being tiny. You'll have menus and and... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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