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Toshiba L955
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Toshiba L955 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 640GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2012
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The two cores on this processor let you do more at once. They are also energy-smart, sipping battery power so you can go farther unplugged. Get things done on the run with advanced... More
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9 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L955 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L955.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L955 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 640 gigabytes, the Toshiba L955 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L955. The total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the L955 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Very Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The Toshiba L955 has one of the fastest CD-RW write speeds (24 CD-speeds) amongst portable PCs of this age. The CD-RW write speeds of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 1x to 24x.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

At only 0.97 inches, the Toshiba L955 is quite thin compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the L955. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the L955 have heights of between 0.74" and 2.9", and the average height is 1.2".

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the L955 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba L955 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L955 have a front camera, however the Toshiba L955 does not have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

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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 around for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

The average DVD-RW read speed of medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the L955 is 7.7x, and the DVD-RW read speeds range from 1x to 8x. When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L955 that we have assessed, the DVD-RW read speed of the Toshiba L955 of only 6 CD-speeds is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba L955 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the L955 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba L955 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L955

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the L955.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba L955 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba L955 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba L955 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba L955 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the L955.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba L955 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the L955.

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Specification

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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
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Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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Camera
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Cabling
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WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
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ExpressCard Slot
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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
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
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Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
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CPU Configuration (max)
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Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Power
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Certificates
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Intel Visual Technology
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Internal Modem
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Infrared Data Port
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Products Included

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l955s5370, l955s5370n
Barcodes 00022265265376, 00022265301548
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