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Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Jun 2014
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5 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-B, the Satellite C55-B 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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly small non-operating vibration (only 1 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average non-operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B is 2.1G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G.

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21 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B that we have checked, the Satellite C55-B's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this age and type.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Satellite C55-B is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most laptops of this type and age have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Satellite C55-B which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 660MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 770MHz. The Satellite C55-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 750 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-B.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B that we have assessed the internal memory of, the Satellite C55-B's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B do not have a full-size keyboard. The Satellite C55-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that are a comparable 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 typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Satellite C55-B has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Across all laptops of this age and spec the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,800MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between two and three processor threadss, including the Satellite C55-B which has two processor threadss.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-B, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 32 watt-hours is one of the smallest. Across all the laptops of this age and type the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite C55-B does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 67G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.41 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55-B.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Satellite C55-B has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 1.2G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C55-B over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Satellite C55-B has a fairly typical processor frequency (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Satellite C55-B has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

The Satellite C55-B has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops 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 Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
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® 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
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
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 64
Processor Package Size
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 Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Password Protection Type
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b5299
Barcodes 00022265805107, 00222658051078, 00886389080495

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