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Toshiba Satellite S55T 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 2TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Apr 2015
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Satellite S55T's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Satellite S55T has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (300 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. When compared to other portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the Satellite S55T's total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Satellite S55T has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Satellite S55T has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family across all laptops of this age and type.

Across similar types of laptop the worst processor family is AMD E.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S55T is 6.3GB. At 12 gigabytes, the Satellite S55T has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S55T supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This Toshiba notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S55T ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the display diagonals range from 11" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Satellite S55T has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S55T that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the Satellite S55T's hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S55T have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 700GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age which do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite S55T the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite S55T has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Satellite S55T has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite S55T. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S55T the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S55T does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Satellite S55T has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S55T the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55T

Released Over a Year Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite S55T over a year ago.

Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite S55T has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Satellite S55T has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite S55T.

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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 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Life (max)
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
Security
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(8)
1 August 2015

Toshiba packed quite a bit of highlights into the Satellite S55t. You get an unique looking machine, Broadwell hardware, a decent trackpad and a very nice FHD touchscreen. It lacks in the typing...

Nice screen, unique look, low profile sd card slot, great speakers, good value for the money
Bad keyboard, flimsy bottom cover, many potential dust traps
17 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

15 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

13 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

7 August 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Wavy Visuals
Wavy Visuals would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C

Top-notch quality laptop in every way. If it weren't for the trivial color error that occurs each time the screen is turned on or woken up, which a simple color calibration will remedy, I would... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Rebelmamma
Rebelmamma would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C (Verified Purchase)

My last laptop had Vista......now almost 10 years old. Switch to this new Toshiba with Windows 10 is mind blowing!!!! Touch screen, backlit keyboard also a big plus!!

Reviewed 8 November 2015 by AnneChovie

I would advise against getting a laptop with 4k resolution, you will experience issues. Some programs won't adjust to the 4k screen, resulting in the programs being tiny. You'll have menus and and... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers s55tb5136

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