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Toshiba C55D

Toshiba C55D 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C55D has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Toshiba C55D ($389.99), the HP 255, or the Lenovo G505.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the C55D have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55D which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Toshiba C55D which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C55D does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the C55D.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to look at including the G505, or the G505 both from Lenovo or the HP 255.

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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 this age and type.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C55D have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55D has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion 17-e098nr.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z50 (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C55D does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the C55D also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the Asus Transformer Book T100 which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the C55D have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,600MHz. The Toshiba C55D has a quite slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C55D.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba C55D has one of the smaller processor caches amongst laptops of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C55D which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this age and type is 3.2GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.5 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55D has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Toshiba C55D has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Toshiba C55D is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between four and seven processor threads.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C55D

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba C55D has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba C55D has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C55D.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba C55D has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the 255 (1TB and cheaper), or the 255 (1TB and cheaper) both from HP.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba C55D has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba C55D has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 17-e098nr (2.9kg) which is also cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Pavilion 17-e098nr.

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Specification

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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
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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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
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Certificates
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba c55, toshiba c55d
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