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Toshiba Satellite C55-B
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Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C55-B has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B also have 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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age 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 a comparable age and type to the Satellite C55-B. The non-operating vibrations of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B range from 1G to 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.1G.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the Toshiba Satellite C55-B which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 950 megahertz, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B 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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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Satellite C55-B is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C55-B does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C55-B also do 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 frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (1.8GHz), or the Asus PU500CA (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The wi-Fi data rate (max)s of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s. With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The Satellite C55-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-B. The average operating shock of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 66G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Satellite C55-B which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Toshiba portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite C55-B has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a pretty typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

If this Toshiba laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Satellite C55-B has a fairly standard battery life (max) (6 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Write 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
Swivel Webcam
Rear 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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled 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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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
Technical Details
CD-ROM Read Speed
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
DVD-ROM Read Speed

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b856, c55b853, c55b5355
Barcodes 00022265879719, 00222658797198

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
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180G Bigger Non-Operating Shock

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16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Two More Number of Battery Cellss
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