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Toshiba L55 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jun 2013
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba L55 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L55 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L55 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the L55, the Toshiba L55 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55 is 12GB. The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba L55 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the L55. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the L55. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L55 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Toshiba L55 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L55 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the L55 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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 around for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba L55 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the L55 also do not have a touchscreen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Toshiba portable PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba L55 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba L55 has a relatively standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba L55 has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Data Network
WWAN
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial 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® 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
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Display Type

Expert Reviews

(1)
4 February 2016

Powerful speakers can't save the Satellite L55-C5340 from mediocre performance, pitiful battery life and useless bloatware...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55a5284, l55a5284n, l55a5284nr, toshiba i53337, toshiba i53337u, toshiba l55a5284, toshiba l55a5284n, toshiba l55a5284nr, toshiba psklau00h015, toshiba psklau00h004
Barcodes 00022265509661, 00022265521960, 00115971098557, 00222655096614, 00222655219600

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