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Toshiba Satellite C70D-A

Toshiba Satellite C70D-A 2 Core AMD E 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 AMD E 1GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,971 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A is 0.12GB, the biggest is 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.8GB. With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 2.027 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C70D-A, the display diagonal of the Satellite C70D-A of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most frequently found display number of colours on similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has a front camera.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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18 Reasons Against

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

The Satellite C70D-A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago 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 shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. At only 4.5 hours, the Satellite C70D-A has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C70D-A does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that have been available 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C70D-A the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1 gigahertz, the Satellite C70D-A's processor frequency is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Satellite C70D-A has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C70D-A the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the processor cache of the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Satellite C70D-A has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C70D-A.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Satellite C70D-A is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The average wi-Fi data rate (max) of notebook PCs of this age and type is 320 Mbit/s. The Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has a quite slow wi-Fi data rate (max) (only 150 megabits per second) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite C70D-A does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Satellite C70D-A has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Satellite C70D-A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A is 2.9MP.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops of this age and spec is 2.1kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.7kg heavy laptops currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B which has better reviews.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Satellite C70D-A has one of the slower DVD+R Double Layer read speeds (only 6 CD-speeds) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A the DVD+R Double Layer read speeds range from 1x to 8x.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Write Speed

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-A have CD-RW write speeds of between 1x and 24x. The Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has one of the slower CD-RW write speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C70D-A over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C70D-A.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung NP540U3C which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire VN7 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-A has a fairly average internal memory 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 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
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
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
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c70da111, toshiba pscene01d012, toshiba pscene01d012g, toshiba pscene01d012gr
Barcodes 04051528105032

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

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