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Toshiba L55 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,971 user and expert reviews for Toshiba laptops and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of this type and age.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba L55 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L55.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L55 range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the L55, the Toshiba L55 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L55 range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.1G. With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba L55 has a quite small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the L55. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the L55 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. The Toshiba L55 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Toshiba L55 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L55. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L55 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the L55 also do 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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the L55 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba L55 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The smallest operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55 is 10G and the biggest is 140G.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L55. The processor boost frequencys of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L55 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba L55 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the L55 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L55.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba L55 is a four number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of a similar age and type to the L55 is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba L55 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.75 hours, the Toshiba L55 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
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
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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

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 l55a5168
Barcodes 00022265689516, 00222656895162, 00886389069025

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