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Toshiba Satellite L55 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Toshiba.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite L55 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L55 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L55 is 5.5GB. The Toshiba Satellite L55 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite L55.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite L55 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L55 is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L55 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L55 also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Satellite L55 has a very big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite L55. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The Satellite L55 has one of the smaller non-operating vibrations (only 1 gravity) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L55 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Satellite L55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks (only 60 gravity) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite L55 the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Satellite L55 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L55. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite L55 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Satellite L55 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L55 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. The Toshiba Satellite L55 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite L55 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L55 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L55 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite L55 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Asus PU500CA (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite L55 do not have a touchscreen. The Satellite L55 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 L55 has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L55. The smallest operating shock of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L55 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 66G.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and type is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L55 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L55 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Satellite L55 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L55

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite L55 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L55.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 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
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 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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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 l55b5269, l55b5255, l55b5269s, l55b5269sm, toshiba i55200, toshiba i55200u, toshiba l55b5255, toshiba l55wc5256
Barcodes 00022265805961, 00222658059616

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