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Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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10 Reasons For

Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Toshiba.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba C55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this spec and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Toshiba C55 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba C55 supports a better bluetooth version than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 4 bluetooth version.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is in fact the best supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops of a comparable type and age to the C55.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The Toshiba C55 has a quite small non-operating vibration (only 1 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the C55 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.9G.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

Notebook PCs of this age and type have non-operating shocks of between 1.3G and 240G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

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. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and type 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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba C55 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the C55 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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

Notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have operating shocks of between 0.66G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 77G. The Toshiba C55 has a fairly small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the C55 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.5G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the C55.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba C55 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled 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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
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)

2 Awards

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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

(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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55c5246, c55c5241, pscpju00r011, toshiba c55c5241
Barcodes 00022265997727, 00889661017967

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