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Toshiba S55 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

$1,058.86
$748.88 $309.98 cheaper than 57 days ago
4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Nov 2013
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba S55 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the S55, the Toshiba S55 has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Toshiba S55 has a fairly big internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type. In addition, this portable PC 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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S55 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S55 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. The Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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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 commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Short Battery Life

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S55 the battery lifes range from 3h to 4,700h. The Toshiba S55 has one of the shortest battery lifes (only 3.7 hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba S55 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S55

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the S55 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba S55 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S55.

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba S55 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba S55 has a pretty typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S55.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
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 ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Maximum Non-Operating Thermal Gradient
Maximum Operating Thermal Gradient
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

User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 March 2015 by Gokster
Gokster would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-B

This is the newest generation of Intel Cpu, which gives an outstanding speed to the computer for most of the software. The Gpu, Radeon R7 270M is unfortunately few steps behind compare to its... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2015 by 1stENCJAMES
1stENCJAMES would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-B (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this laptop for my youngest daughter and she seems to enjoy it, says it's fast and beautiful! She wanted an apple computer but the cost vs. This laptops rated performance and it's over... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Asldfjlasdkjfl

I think Bestbuy has the wrong specs and review score posted on the card in the store. The battery life is listed at 8 hours. I get 4 if I'm lucky. It showed a 4 star review and the website only... Read more…

Reviewed 10 September 2015 by Shruti

I purchased this laptop 2 months back and suddenly arrow keys,numbers and Question mark key have stopped working. Even wifi stops working in it suddenly. Buying product from best buy is joke...

Reviewed 31 May 2015 by Beto
Beto would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-B (Verified Purchase)

The Toshiba Satellite was just what I expected about. Fast, easy, works perfectly in all matters it promissed. It's a pretty recent purchase and can't assure it's longevity or long term quality... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Joto8978
Joto8978 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-C (Verified Purchase)

The laptop is a little bigger than I expected but it is good and fast. The amount of memory is great. If the keyboard would be lit would be even better. Is not that heavy so if you need to take... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2015 by Loboimages
Loboimages would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-C (Verified Purchase)

I use the laptop, primarily to process photo files when I travel, using LRCC and PSCC. The screen has beautiful color and good resolution for processing photos. The 1TB hard drive, dual... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Jclaws
Jclaws would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-C (Verified Purchase)

Everything was as it said, except no backlit keyboard. So far it was everything I was hoping for!

Fast For A Laptop
Love The Backlit Keyboard
Nice Size And Weight
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Jeanette G

It's worth every penny, looks fantastic a works so well. Plus customer service was very good...

Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Warriorx
Warriorx would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55-C (Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for mostly musical production and college work and so far it is hasn't let me down. The specs are very very good and it can run a lot of processes without slowing down...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s55a5235, s55a5339, s55a5295, s55a5239, toshiba i75500, toshiba i75500u, toshiba s55tb5158
Barcodes 00022265520000
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