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Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews
Based on 3,645 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and spec.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Toshiba S55 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.
If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the PE70 2QE (2.7GHz), or the PX60 2QD (2.7GHz) both from MSI which is also higher rated.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the S55, the Toshiba S55 has a front camera.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NP905S3G.
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Quite Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the S55 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Toshiba S55 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.
If this many processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (16GB).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Toshiba S55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and spec the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops that are a similar age to the S55 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba S55 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
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Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Toshiba S55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S55 which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba Satellite C75D ($598.99), or the Asus N750JK which has better reviews.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung NP905S3G (SSD) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Toshiba S55 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the S55 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP Pro ($759.95) which is also higher rated.
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the S55 have one USB 2.0 port, including the Toshiba S55 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the MSI PE70 2QE (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba S55 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Zbook 17 (17.3"), or the ZBook 17 G2 (17.3") both from HP.
The Toshiba S55 has a pretty average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…