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Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Mar 2014
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by Toshiba.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba C55 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55. Across all the laptops of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C55.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the C55.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C55.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba C55 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba C55 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba C55 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB. The Toshiba C55 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba C55 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C55 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toshiba C55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba C55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C55 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the C55. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba C55 has a relatively standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba C55 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the C55.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the C55.

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Specification

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Internal Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
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Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Wi-Fi Standards
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System Installed
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
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RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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…

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

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers c55a5182

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