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Toshiba Satellite C55-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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The Satellite C55-A series. With the versatility to meetYour everyday needs and a stunning design you willWant to take everywhere, this smart laptop is all purposeAnd style. Whether you re at home... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Toshiba Satellite C55-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Toshiba Satellite C55-A has one of the newest PCI Express slots versions amongst portable PCs of this age. The PCI Express slots versions of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55-A range from 2 to 3.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Satellite C55-A has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the Satellite C55-A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-A. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-A have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Satellite C55-A has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-A. The slowest processor frequency of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite C55-A has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-A. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C55-A is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C55-A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Satellite C55-A has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite C55-A has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C55-A has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-A.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-A the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite C55-A has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-A.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C55-A has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-A. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-A the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Satellite C55-A which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba Satellite C55-A has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-A the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Satellite C55-A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. With a battery life (max) of only 4.5 hours, the Satellite C55-A has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C55-A, the Satellite C55-A does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-A have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Satellite C55-A which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite C55-A does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.9 megapixels, the Satellite C55-A has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite C55-A.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite C55-A has a pretty typical weight 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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Life (max)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55a1q, c55a1n, c55a1p, c55a1qd, c55a1nd, c55a1pc, c55a1n1, c55a1px, toshiba i54200, toshiba c55a1n1, toshiba i54200m
Barcodes 04051528108040, 04051528109344, 04051528109399, 04051528118247, 04051528121063

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