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Toshiba C55 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,645 expert and owner reviews for Toshiba notebook PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Toshiba has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C55.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B[plb_2803100_price].

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a front camera which you might also want to consider including the Pavilion G4[pl_2905341_price], or the ProBook 455[pl_2736175_price] both from HP.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The non-operating vibrations of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the C55 range from 1G to 1.3G.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller non-operating shocks (only 60 gravity) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest non-operating shock of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the C55 is 60G and the biggest is 170G.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C55 is 10GB/s, the fastest is 77GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the C55.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the C55 is 2GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 896 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C55. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the C55 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba C55 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C55 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Toshiba C55 is a four 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 laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55 is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 850MHz. The Toshiba C55 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 313 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year which have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Acer Aspire ES1[plb_2325238_price].

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this laptop and we think the Aspire ES1[pl_2325238_price], and the Travelmate TMB116-M[pl_3008987_price] both from Acer which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The Toshiba C55 has one of the older PCI Express slot versions (only 2) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Toshiba C55 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is in fact the worst display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the C55.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the C55. The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the C55 is 8.7GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this portable PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire ES1[plb_2325238_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Toshiba C55 has a better processor family than most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This laptop has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C55 the worst processor family is Intel Celeron and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year, 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 Toshiba Satellite P50T-B[plb_2803100_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the maximum internal memory of the Toshiba C55 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the C55 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba C55 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,600MHz.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Toshiba C55 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the C55 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.4MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba C55 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C55 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops of this age and type is 77G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. The Toshiba C55 has a fairly small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the C55.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Toshiba C55 is a four battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C55 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Toshiba C55 is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly small operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average operating vibration of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C55 is 0.59G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 0.66G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the C55.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.16GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Acer Aspire ES1[plb_2325238_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C55 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C55.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire ES1[plb_2325238_price], or the Lenovo G50[plb_2853826_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba C55 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the C55.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo B50-45[plb_2714458_price] (2.2kg and cheaper), or the HP 250[plb_2870649_price] (2.2kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(18)
8 November 2015

We're satisfied with the results of Satellite C55's, having in mind that we're looking at a budget-friendly, thin and light notebook. It's no surprise that this laptop is among the best-sellers on...

13 October 2015

The Satellite C55-C includes a recent Haswell processor but elsewhere the budget cuts show, especially the poor screen. Upgrading is not feasible so don't expect to easily fix the limited memory...

28 August 2015

Low priced laptops are now the major frontier for manufacturers. They need to be capable of providing excellent laptops that can replace a full-fledged desktop while keeping the prices low. With... Read more…

Bargain back-to-school laptops exist for a reason: Not everybody can afford a $2,000 laptop. Honestly, most people don't even need a $2,000 laptop.For this set of reviews, we're looking at the... Read more…

Suitable for games in medium to high settings
Sufficient power for demanding software
Richincolor screen
Excellent value
Strong performance
Might be too slow for future games in the midterm
Inferior keyboard
Short battery runtime
Fullplastic casing
Very poor battery life
17 August 2015

The question you need to ask yourself with the Toshiba Satellite C55-C5240 is this: "If someone cobbled together performance car parts into a go-kart frame, would I drive it to work/school each... Read more…

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User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Gordeley
Gordeley would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-C

This laptop is easy to set up. Connection and speed is great. Highly recommend for anyone needing an upgrade to faster speeds, ease of use. I've opened several tabs while on Facebook and played 4... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2015 by WindowsLover15
WindowsLover15 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

An excellent computer. Has good speed and specs for a budget laptop! Not the most powerful but good in a situation where an ok computer is needed. Not the best in gaming...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Skygoddess
(Verified Purchase)

I have had this for about 30 days and have spent a lot of time on the phone with Toshiba. The drivers were reinstalled and I had software problems that I had to pay to repair. Lastly, the help... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Noor
Noor would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (Verified Purchase)

Bluetooth feature is very important to connect any device without cable, it is great for laptop...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Alma
(Verified Purchase)

I had to returned it. Hardware did not work and could not reset it...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Good features
Fast
Powerful
Lots of Bloatware
Windows 10
The touchpad occasionally stops working, and has had this problem from moments after I unpackaged it
There is no way to access the BIOS and thus no way to change the settings on the F keys. They come default with the special functions (Brightness control, volume control, etc), but I can't set the def
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