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Toshiba Satellite C70D-C

Toshiba Satellite C70D-C 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 AMD a 2GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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The C70-C's large 43.9 cm (17.3 ) HD+ display delivers vibrant picture clarity, adding another dimension to your films, videos and games. You can even choose between glossy and non-reflective matt... More
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Easy to Use

A number of customers agreed that it was easy to setup. Yelwarc wrote “Easy to set up and get running had windows 10” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. A number of customers who reviewed this laptop considered that it had a good experience. Jeremy Bunn said on Amazon this year “I have had a good experience with Toshiba laptops ( this is my 2nd”.

A number of Toshiba Satellite C70D-C owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Debs Brace mentioned on Amazon “Large screen and keyboard easy to use” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C. H Jackson rated it as very good and said on Amazon “I found it really easy to use the Windows 7 environment”.

One person considered that this laptop was easy to use the menus. H Jackson said “Liked the older versions of Windows, then I heartily recommend 'Start Menu 8” in their review of this laptop.

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Reasonably Priced

Thirteen Toshiba Satellite C70D-C owners reckoned that this laptop was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote “At a good price” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C and rated the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C 5 stars. In November Bella mentioned “It's surprisingly fast for the price and seems to be built really well! He loves it!”. David J. gave the product a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “As described and good value for money” in his review of the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C.

Good Technical Features

Several Toshiba Satellite C70D-C owners who reviewed the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C agreed that it had good features. H Jackson mentioned on Amazon “FEATURES I LIKE * The 'typical' laptop seems to have a 15-inch screen”. H Jackson also mentioned “Thankfully, Windows 10 has some features that make it more like a Windows 7 computer (for familiarity”. H Jackson also wrote “FEATURES I LIKE LESS * I got so used to my Windows 7 computers that I still personally find Windows 10 less user-friendly than Windows 7 was”.

Good Battery Life

Several Toshiba Satellite C70D-C owners who reviewed this laptop agreed that it had a good battery life. Last year George Fletcher gave the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Brilliant screen, lightweight, fast, battery lasts 3 hours in normal use”. H Jackson said in their review of this laptop on Amazon also last year “* The battery life is very good for a laptop”.

Good Size

Some Toshiba Satellite C70D-C reviewers said that it was lightweight. Graham Pattie wrote on Amazon “Sleek, lightweight design”. One Toshiba Satellite C70D-C owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to carry around. Dave Lupton wrote in his review on Amazon in November this year “Easy to carry”.

Good Connectivity

Two customers concluded that this laptop was able to connect to the internet. This month Risicus said “Fast internet page loading (using Firefox in my case)” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C but in spite of that they only rated it 2 stars. Yelwarc wrote on Amazon “Get running had windows 10 installed which needed updating, this took only a few minutes, easy to get internet running from my BT 5 hub” in their review.

One Toshiba Satellite C70D-C reviewer who reviewed the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C mentioned that it was good in terms of USB connections. In November last year H Jackson wrote “* The laptop has 3 USB ports - two USB 3.0 ports on the right side” in their review of this laptop.

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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

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Good Product Quality

Two customers who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Norfolkbooks wrote on Amazon “One of the "big" selling points is the stunning picture quality” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Norfolkbooks also wrote “However, adjusting the screen angle soon revealed a good quality picture”.

Robust

Some people who bought it thought it was well made. Bella wrote “Fast and well built” and rated it 5 stars.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Last year William a Robinson wrote on Amazon “What’s more, with a chic design and a powerful AMD processor” yet he only gave this laptop a score of 2 stars. One person who reviewed it considered that it was a good design.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Satellite C70D-C has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (800 megahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C range from 200MHz to 850MHz.

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1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C70D-C supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Satellite C70D-C has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite C70D-C is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Satellite C70D-C has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Satellite C70D-C has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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8 Reasons Against

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

Most many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Satellite C70D-C which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 4 hours, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago. The average battery life (max) of many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago is 7.1h.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4h battery life laptops currently available including the Lenovo Ideapad 100 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50D (4.4h) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year. 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.

We compared all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C, the Satellite C70D-C does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow CD-RW Read Speed

Many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have CD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 19x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 4 CD-speeds, the Satellite C70D-C has one of the slower CD-RW read speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

With a DVD-RW read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C has a quite slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The DVD-RW read speeds of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 6x to 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.1x.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Satellite C70D-C has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite C70D-C. The average processor boost frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 3.1GHz.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-C is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C

Released Over a Year Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C70D-C over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55 (2.16GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite C70D-C has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C70D-C has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C70D-C.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Satellite C70D-C has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C70D-C has an AMD A processor family which is better than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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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
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
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 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 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 Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
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
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c70dc10, c70dc11, c70dc10w, c70dc11x, toshiba c70dc10, toshiba c70dc10q
Barcodes 04051528190748, 04051528194975, 04051528207446

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