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Toshiba S55

Toshiba S55 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S55. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S55 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba S55 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S55 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba S55 supports a better bluetooth version than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 4 bluetooth version.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is in fact the best supported bluetooth version across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55.

A 4 bluetooth version is the worst supported bluetooth version across similar types of portable PC.

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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 notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2.9G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G. With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S55.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S55 is 3.1MB. The Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the S55. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the non-operating shocks range from 1.3G to 240G.

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9 Reasons Against

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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55 which 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba S55 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow CD-RW Read Speed

Notebook PCs of this age and type have CD-RW read speeds of between 16x and 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 21x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S55 have DVD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.1x.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S55 have operating shocks of between 0.66G and 130G, and the average operating shock is 75G. At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the S55.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba S55 has a quite small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the S55. The smallest operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S55 is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S55

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the S55.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the S55.

If this Toshiba laptop processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the X555UB[pl_2993334_price] (2.5GHz), or the UX303UB[pl_2993330_price] (2.5GHz) both from Asus which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba S55 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba S55 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S55.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba S55 has a relatively typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S55.

We compared all the other 2.2kg heavy notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2569470_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

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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
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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® Smart Cache
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
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s55c5260, toshiba s55c5260
Barcodes 00889661015031

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