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Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Toshiba.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Toshiba C55 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the C55.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55 is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C55 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C55.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Toshiba C55 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a similar age and type to the C55 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of laptops of a similar spec and age to the C55 is 1G and the biggest is 160G. At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba C55 which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the C55 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Toshiba C55 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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

The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the C55, the Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the C55. The lightest comparable spec portable PC that has been available for more than two years is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba C55 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores laptop was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the C55.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the C55.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

2 Awards

01net.com 4 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(18)
8 November 2015

We're satisfied with the results of Satellite C55's, having in mind that we're looking at a budget-friendly, thin and light notebook. It's no surprise that this laptop is among the best-sellers on...

13 October 2015

The Satellite C55-C includes a recent Haswell processor but elsewhere the budget cuts show, especially the poor screen. Upgrading is not feasible so don't expect to easily fix the limited memory...

28 August 2015

Low priced laptops are now the major frontier for manufacturers. They need to be capable of providing excellent laptops that can replace a full-fledged desktop while keeping the prices low. With... Read more…

By compromising on build quality, Toshiba managed to pack the performance of a $600 or $700 laptop into the much cheaper C55-C5240...

17 August 2015

The question you need to ask yourself with the Toshiba Satellite C55-C5240 is this: "If someone cobbled together performance car parts into a go-kart frame, would I drive it to work/school each... Read more…

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User Reviews

(72)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Gordeley
Gordeley would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-C

This laptop is easy to set up. Connection and speed is great. Highly recommend for anyone needing an upgrade to faster speeds, ease of use. I've opened several tabs while on Facebook and played 4... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2015 by WindowsLover15
WindowsLover15 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

An excellent computer. Has good speed and specs for a budget laptop! Not the most powerful but good in a situation where an ok computer is needed. Not the best in gaming...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Skygoddess
(Verified Purchase)

I have had this for about 30 days and have spent a lot of time on the phone with Toshiba. The drivers were reinstalled and I had software problems that I had to pay to repair. Lastly, the help... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Noor
Noor would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (Verified Purchase)

Bluetooth feature is very important to connect any device without cable, it is great for laptop...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Alma
(Verified Purchase)

I had to returned it. Hardware did not work and could not reset it...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Good features
Fast
Powerful
Lots of Bloatware
Windows 10
The touchpad occasionally stops working, and has had this problem from moments after I unpackaged it
There is no way to access the BIOS and thus no way to change the settings on the F keys. They come default with the special functions (Brightness control, volume control, etc), but I can't set the def
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55a5245, c55a5166, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba c55, toshiba c55a, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 64bit, toshiba i33110, toshiba i33110m
Barcodes 00022265543283, 00022265691670, 00222655432832, 00222656916706, 00886389067939

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