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Toshiba L55DT

Toshiba L55DT 4 Core AMD a 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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10 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba L55DT was good value for money. Four years ago Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “It is a solid value” in their Toshiba L55DT review however they rated the Toshiba L55DT 60 out of 100.

Robust

One Toshiba L55DT owner who bought it concluded that it was well made.

Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba L55DT has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55DT also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N550JK, the DELL Precision M3800, or the Acer Aspire ES1-531.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toshiba L55DT has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the L55DT do not have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touchscreen to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N550JK, the HP Pro, and the Toshiba CLICK 10 is also worth considering.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba L55DT supports a better bluetooth version than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most laptops of this age and type support a 4 bluetooth version.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version across all laptops of this age and type.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.

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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 typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the L55DT is 1G, the biggest is 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.3G. At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba L55DT has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L55DT.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The smallest non-operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L55DT is 60G and the biggest is 240G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba L55DT has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55DT.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This Toshiba laptop received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from pcworld.com_techhive.com. That puts this notebook PC in the bottom 9% of all the many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Poor Connectivity

One Toshiba L55DT owner who purchased it considered that it did not have network functionality.

Inferior Technical Features

One person reckoned that the product did not have good features. Pcworld.in wrote “Weak networking features”.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L55DT does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L55DT which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Asus N550JK, the Lenovo E555, or the DELL Precision M4800 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many 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.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3, the Acer Aspire E5-532, and the Lenovo B50-45 is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus N550JK (SSD and higher rated), the Lenovo W541 (SSD and higher rated), or the HP Pro (SSD and higher rated).

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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 frequently found display resolution on many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Read Speed

The DVD+R read speeds of many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 6x to 8x. The Toshiba L55DT has a very slow DVD+R read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55DT.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

The slowest CD-RW read speed of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the L55DT is 4x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 19x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba L55DT has a quite slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the L55DT.

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Very Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55DT have DVD-RW read speeds of between 6x and 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.1x. With a DVD-RW read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba L55DT has one of the slower DVD-RW read speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the L55DT is 76G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba L55DT has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, including the Toshiba L55DT which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba L55DT has a fairly small operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55DT. The operating vibrations of many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago range from 0.5G to 1.1G.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55DT

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the L55DT.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55DT has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the Satellite L50D-C, or the Satellite C70D-C both from Toshiba or the Lenovo G700 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1 (2.3GHz), the Fujitsu LifeBook E754 (2.3GHz), or the CyberpowerPC Fangbook III (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba L55DT has a fairly average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55DT.

There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo G50-45, the Asus X553MA, or the Toshiba Satellite L50D-B.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Satellite L50D-C (1TB), or the Satellite L50D-C (1TB) both from Toshiba or the Asus UX501JW (1.1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55DT has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the L55DT.

Other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba C55, the HP EliteBook 755, or the Lenovo W541.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus UX501JW (12GB), the HP Zbook 17 G2 (16GB), or the Fujitsu LifeBook E754 (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba L55DT has a fairly average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the L55DT.

Other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 15-ac017na + Bag & Mouse, or the Pro both from HP or the Asus N550JK.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C (17.3"), the Acer Aspire E5-722 (17.3"), or the HP Zbook 17 G2 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba L55DT has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and type. This portable PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba L55DT has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the L55DT.

We compared all the other 2.2kg heavy portable PCs to this laptop and we think the C55, the Satellite L50D-C, and the Satellite C50D-B all from Toshiba which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
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
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 8 March 2016 by Dave
(Verified Purchase)

I was all excited to be getting Asus 27" I7 computer till I plugged it in and the problems started. Got the blue screen every few minutes and then it would auto restated. I called B&H to see what... Read more…

Works well in Windows 7, detected the driver right away without the CD usage. The display is very clean and bright i'm using 1920 1080 and its assume
The only downside to this that i have found and its minor. (maybe i need to set something) I have dual monitors 2nd being Acer 23" 223W) if i am downloading something and its going to be a while i l

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55dtc5238
Barcodes 00886389113407, 00889661015642

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