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Toshiba Satellite L955D

Toshiba Satellite L955D 4 Core AMD a 1.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Satellite L955D-104 - AMD Quad-Core A8-4555M Accelerated Processor(2.14/1.6GHz)/Win8/8192MB(4096+4096)/750GB/15.6"TruBrite HD/DVD-RW SuperMulti(DL)/WiFi 802.11bgn/Btooth/1.0MP HD WebCam More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Very Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4.079 gigabytes, the Satellite L955D has a very big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L955D. Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite L955D the maximum graphics adapter memory capacity range from 1GB to 4.1GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite L955D has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L955D.

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Light

At only 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite L955D is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The weights of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L955D range from 430g to 4.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Z500 (2.2kg).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,079 megabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L955D has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The maximum graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite L955D does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 6.9h. The Satellite L955D has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite L955D.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra W50 (4.5h).

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Satellite L955D has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L955D. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L955D the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite L955D does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Satellite L955D's memory clock speed is one of the slowest amongst laptops of this age and spec. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Satellite L955D has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L955D

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L955D has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L955D.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP Envy 15 (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite L955D has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Satellite L955D has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 750GB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Asus N56VZ-S4283H which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite L955D has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Audio Chip
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l955d10, l955d104, l955d10k, l955d10kn
Barcodes 04051528031393

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