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Toshiba Satellite C70-B

Toshiba Satellite C70-B 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Satellite C70-B has one of the biggest display diagonals amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C70-B the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C70-B has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C70-B.

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Very Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2x to 8x. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B that we have assessed the DVD+R Double Layer read speed of, the Satellite C70-B's DVD+R Double Layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Fast DVD-RW Read Speed

The slowest DVD-RW read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C70-B is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.1x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70-B has a quite fast DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C70-B.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B the DVD-R Double Layer read speeds range from 2x to 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.5x. The DVD-R Double Layer read speed of the Satellite C70-B of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C70-B.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Read Speed

The CD-RW read speeds of portable PCs of this type and age range from 16x to 24x. With a CD-RW read speed of 24 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a fairly fast CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C70-B.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Write Speed

With a CD-RW write speed of 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70-B has a quite fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B. The slowest CD-RW write speed of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 4x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.9x.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Satellite C70-B is a two number of SATA III connectors laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C70-B have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Satellite C70-B which has ten maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Satellite C70-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than a year ago. 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Toshiba Satellite C70-B has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C70-B the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C70-B has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Portable PCs of this age and type processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Satellite C70-B is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70-B have between two and three processor threadss.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C70-B.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite C70-B does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C70-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The Satellite C70-B has a fairly slow wi-Fi data rate (max) (only 150 megabits per second) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The wi-Fi data rate (max)s of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C70-B range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 590 Mbit/s.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of this age and type range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Satellite C70-B is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite C70-B.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite C70-B.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C70-B.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C70-B.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.4 hours, the Toshiba Satellite C70-B has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
3D
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 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
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
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
Keyboard
Full-Size 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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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)
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c70b31, c70b31p, toshiba c70b31, toshiba c70b31p
Barcodes 04051528159233, 04051528169836

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