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Based on 3,645 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the C55. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55 is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Toshiba C55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were launched 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 similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The Toshiba C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the C55.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
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4.1 Bluetooth Version
The Toshiba C55 supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is better than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most laptops of this age and type.
A 4.1 Bluetooth version is in fact the best supported bluetooth version across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C55.
Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Small Non-Operating Vibration
At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a very small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the C55 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G.
Very Small Non-Operating Shock
With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The non-operating shocks of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 150G.
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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba C55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed
Laptops of a similar age and type to the C55 have CD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 24x. The Toshiba C55 has a quite slow CD-RW read speed (only 16 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C55.
Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed
Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the C55 the DVD-RW read speeds range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.2x. At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55 has a quite slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.
Very Small Operating Shock
With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55 the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G.
Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed
Medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C55, the Toshiba C55's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.
Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
The DVD-R double layer read speeds of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2x to 8x. The Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow DVD-R double layer read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the C55.
Quite Small Operating Vibration
The Toshiba C55 has one of the smallest operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.65G.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the C55.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z70-80 ($599.00) (17.3").
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
The Toshiba C55 has a pretty average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55.
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Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Maximum Non-Operating Thermal Gradient
Maximum Operating Thermal Gradient
0 - 10000
0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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