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Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Jul 2015
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10 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most similar spec 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. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and spec is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Toshiba C55 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The non-operating vibrations of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C55 range from 1G to 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.9G.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the C55 is 150G, and the non-operating shocks range from 1.3G to 240G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the C55.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Toshiba C55 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba C55 is a ten maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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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 laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the C55 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the C55 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that are a similar age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the C55. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the C55 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba C55 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops that are a similar age to the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55 range from 0.66G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 75G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55 is 1.5G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba C55 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the C55.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the C55.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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…

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Suitable for games in medium to high settings
Sufficient power for demanding software
Richincolor screen
Excellent value
Strong performance
Might be too slow for future games in the midterm
Inferior keyboard
Short battery runtime
Fullplastic casing
Very poor battery life
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

(73)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i34005, i34005u, c55b5352
Barcodes 00022265892862

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