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Toshiba S55 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 12GB Jun 2015
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Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Toshiba many processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Toshiba.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the S55 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba S55 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba S55 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the S55 have processor frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the PE70 2QE (2.7GHz), or the PX60 2QD (2.7GHz) both from MSI which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S55. The total storage capacitys of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S55 range from 32GB to 2.2TB.

If this many processor cores portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI PE70 2QE (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S55 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the S55.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 8.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops 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. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the S55 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba S55 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba S55 supports a 4.1 bluetooth version which is better than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S55.

The worst supported bluetooth version amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 4.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the S55. The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S55 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 820GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba S55 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age. Many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S55 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Toshiba S55 is a eight processor threads laptop.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S55 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Toshiba S55 has a L3 processor cache which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have a L2 processor cache.

A L3 processor cache is in fact the best processor cache level across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the S55.

The worst processor cache level amongst similar types of portable PC is L2.

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Fairly Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of 867 megabits per second, the Toshiba S55 has one of the faster wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest wi-Fi data rate (max) of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S55 is 150 Mbit/s and the fastest is 870 Mbit/s.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The non-operating vibrations of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 1G to 3.5G. The Toshiba S55 has a fairly small non-operating vibration (only 1 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the S55.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the S55 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. At only 60 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S55.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S55 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP EliteBook 755 which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 755 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the S55, the Toshiba S55 does not have a touchscreen.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think the HP Pro which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

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 many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The slowest CD-RW read speed of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 4x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 18x.

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Very Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

The average DVD-RW read speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the S55 is 7x, and the DVD-RW read speeds range from 6x to 8x. The Toshiba S55 has one of the slower DVD-RW read speeds (only 6 CD-speeds) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Operating Shock

At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S55. The smallest operating shock of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the S55 is 10G and the biggest is 140G.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 12 gigabytes, the Toshiba S55 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S55 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba S55 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of portable PCs of this type and age is 0.5G, the biggest is 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.61G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba S55 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S55

Released Over a Year Ago

This Toshiba notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S55.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S55.

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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
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum 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 Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
Microphone in
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
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT 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
Intel TSX-NI
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
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s55b5148, s55c5248, toshiba i75500, toshiba i75500u, toshiba s55tb5158
Barcodes 00022265929186, 00222659291862, 00889661015222

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