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Toshiba L55t 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 1.792 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55t has one of the bigger maximum graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 0.38GB and the biggest is 5.9GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L55t supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This laptop 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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the L55t.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the L55t range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55t has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L55t.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Toshiba L55t has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L55t. Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the L55t the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L55t have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Toshiba L55t has a quite big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L55t.

If this laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus X555LA (1TB), or the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba L55t has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55t.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.1x. At 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba L55t has a fairly fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba L55t has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L55t do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L55t range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55t has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55t has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L55t is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L55t is 1G and the biggest is 160G. The Toshiba L55t has a quite small non-operating vibration (only 1 gravity) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 1,792 megabyte, the Toshiba L55t has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the L55t. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55t the maximum graphics adapter memory range from 380MB to 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2GB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. The Toshiba L55t has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba L55t has a quite small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the L55t. The average non-operating shock of notebook PCs of this type and age is 120G, and the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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Narrow

The widths of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 38mm to 430mm. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55t that we have checked the width of, the Toshiba L55t's width of only 94 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba L55t has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55t have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Toshiba L55t has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55t is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Toshiba L55t has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L55t. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55t the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L55t have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba L55t does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba L55t has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 10G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 63G. At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba L55t has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The Toshiba L55t has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55t.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Toshiba L55t is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55t have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba L55t has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L55t range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba L55t has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest operating vibration of laptops of a comparable age and type to the L55t is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55t

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba L55t has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the L55t.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.25 hours, the Toshiba L55t has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L55t.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo 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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Hot Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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
HDD Recovery
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
3 February 2016

Excellent audio helps this multitasker, but the Satellite L55T's low-res screen and short battery life will give shoppers pause...

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 23 October 2014 by Juan m.
(Verified Purchase)

Great laptop if it lasted longer than a month...

Reviewed 3 August 2014 by Geoffrey H.
(Verified Purchase)

The sticker on the laptop sent to me said 8gb of RAM and 1tb of HD space, this is the wrong sticker, you are getting the 6gb/750gb as advertised. I'm pleased with the looks, but if you look around... Read more…

Great for my very pedestrian uses so far. One thing that I really like is that the speakers are set on top, right under the monitor. They are loud and not tinny for listening to music, and dialogue fr
Great was a bit new from win 7 to win 8 but love the laptop and wife uses it for college
Of course, Windows 8 is horrible; but other than that. .. The keyboard doesn't feel so solid, specifically the other keys move move a bit up and down when you type, like the piece it's mounted to isn'
Died after a month checked battery and it wont boot up will give 5 stars if its replaced

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55ta5186, l55ta5186n, l55ta5186nr, toshiba l55, toshiba l55t
Barcodes 00022265689493, 00022265691687, 00222656916874
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