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Toshiba C55

Toshiba C55 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

$790.73
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2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 6GB Nov 2013
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C55 is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the C55.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the C55 is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C55.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Toshiba C55 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the C55 is 1,100MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that were released around the same time as the C55.

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

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of this type and age is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The Toshiba C55 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the C55.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the Lenovo G500, the HP H5E70ET, or the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the C55. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 530GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 750GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Probook 450.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Probook 450 (1TB and cheaper), the Asus X550CA (1TB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15 (1TB and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the ProBook 450 ($624.95), or the ProBook 450 ($788.64) both from HP which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Toshiba Satellite L50t-B.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Toshiba C55 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the C55 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the C55. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the C55 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Toshiba C55 which has six battery cells.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller non-operating vibrations amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The non-operating vibrations of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the C55 range from 1G to 160G.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Toshiba C55 has a quite big hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 120GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

At only 60 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small non-operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C55. The smallest non-operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55 is 1G and the biggest is 240G.

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18 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Toshiba C55 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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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 portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Toshiba C55 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4.1 hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average battery life of medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years is 20h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 4,400h.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo S510 (5h) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the ProBook 450 ($624.95), or the ProBook 450 ($788.64) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that are a comparable 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17R, or the Asus X550CA which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 840 ($699.95) (SSD and cheaper).

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The worst processor family of all medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the C55 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55 the L3 caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 2.9MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Toshiba C55 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the C55. The average processor cache of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the C55 is 2.9MB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Toshiba C55 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 450 G1 which is also cheaper.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Operating Shock

Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55 have operating shocks of between 0.66G and 140G. The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller operating shocks (only 10 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55 is 1x and the fastest is 8x. At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C55.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Write Speed

With a CD-RW write speed of only 4 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C55 has one of the slower CD-RW write speeds amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Laptops that have been available for more than two years have CD-RW write speeds of between 1x and 24x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The Toshiba C55 has one of the slower DVD-R double layer read speeds (only 6 CD-speeds) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the C55 is 1x and the fastest is 8x.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba C55 has a quite small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest operating vibration of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the C55 is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba C55 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the C55.

We compared all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed laptops to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 17R, the HP Probook 650, and the Lenovo L540 is also worth considering.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 450 G1 (2.5GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo T440 (2.5GHz and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.5kg heavy laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Probook 650.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo L540 (2.5kg), or the HP Probook 650 (2.5kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55.

We compared all the other 6GB internal memory portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo G500 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 ($999.99) (8GB), the HP ProBook 450 ($788.64) (8GB), or the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Full HD
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Graphics
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DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
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Networking
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Keyboard
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Intel Turbo Boost Technology
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Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55a5281
Barcodes 00022265507254
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