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Toshiba C55D 2 Core AMD E 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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8 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55D range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Toshiba C55D has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the HP ZBook 17[plb_2497643_price] (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55D has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55D also have a front camera.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

With a CD-RW write speed of 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55D has one of the faster CD-RW write speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C55D the CD-RW write speeds range from 1x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the C55D have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba C55D which has six number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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18 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 portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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

The Toshiba C55D is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toshiba C55D is no exception to this as it too 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 frequently found storage media on 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55D has one of the slowest processor frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 1GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Aspire One AO725[plb_1491127_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Toshiba C55D has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55D ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops that have been around for more than two years is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Toshiba C55D has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the C55D.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the C55D have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Toshiba C55D has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55D have between two and three processor threadss, including the Toshiba C55D which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

At only 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55D has a quite slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55D. The slowest CD-RW read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 23x.

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

With a DVD-RW read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55D has one of the slowest DVD-RW read speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest DVD-RW read speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1x and the fastest is 8x.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55D which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Toshiba C55D does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow CD Rewrite Speed

The Toshiba C55D has one of the slower CD rewrite speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest CD rewrite speed of laptops that were released around the same time as the C55D is 1x, the fastest is 10x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 6.1x.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55D has a fairly slow DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the C55D. Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the C55D have DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD-R Double Layer read speed of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the C55D is 6.6x. With a DVD-R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55D has one of the slower DVD-R Double Layer read speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55D

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the C55D over three years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba C55D has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55D has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55D.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55D has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C55D.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 5.3 hours, the Toshiba C55D has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55D.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Memory Card Slot(s)
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Number of Hot Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
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
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(11)
21 August 2015

In Review: Toshiba Satellite C55D-C-10P. Test model courtesy of Toshiba GermanyThe Toshiba Satellite C55D-C-10P (Carrizo-L) is a simple 15-incher for 600 Euro, which is too high in our opinion....

19 December 2014

Priced at little more than a decent tablet, the Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5244 is meant to appeal to budget-minded laptop buyers who can do without some of the features and performance found in...

Inexpensive
Comfortable fullsized keyboard
Decent specs for the money
Nice price
Numeric keypad
Uninspiring display
Middling performance
Memory, hard drive, and battery are not userreplaceable
Lots of bloatware
Slippery keyboard
16 December 2014

The Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5244 is an average budget desktop-replacement laptop. It's sufficient for basic computing needs, though you may be left expecting more...

29 August 2015

Woekerprijs? Toshiba rekent een stevige prijs aan voor een eenvoudige 15-incher die het zelfs zonder dedicated grafische kaart moet stellen. Wat zijn de voordelen van de C55D? Verandert Carrizo-L... Read more…

4 September 2015

Abart? fiyat? Toshiba, harici ekran kart? bile olmayan bir 15 inç laptop için çok yükesk bir fiyat etiketi koymu?. Peki C55D modelinin avantajlar? neler?

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User Reviews

(134)
Reviewed 18 February 2016 by Cr1969
Cr1969 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55D-C

This would be an awesome laptop if the motherboard supported dual-channel memory. The laptop comes with one 4GB RAM module, but has two RAM slots on the motherboard. Though Toshiba claims the RAM... Read more…

Reviewed 28 May 2015 by Peeved

I need a good, fast computer for my fast paced life. This computer takes forever to load. Also, the touch pad is not sensitive enough. I have to work at getting the arrow to move. Not to mention I... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Rosebud

I only had this computer least then 2 months and it stop working. I took it to best buy geek squad and had it repaired...

Reviewed 17 February 2016 by Queenblu
Queenblu would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55D-C

I just bought this laptop yesterday and happy I did because today it went back to regular price. ($349.99) I got it for $299.99. I love Lenovo computers, so thats what I wanted, but when I seen I... Read more…

Reviewed 16 February 2016 by Caleb72
Caleb72 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55D-C

Runs great, wife loves it. Great price! Wife uses for Photoshop and Light Room...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55da5344, c55da5170, c55da5163, pscfwu01m005, toshiba c55da5344
Barcodes 00022265584569, 00022265689486, 00022265714492, 00886389067922

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