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Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Jun 2014
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6 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B, the Satellite C55-B has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the B590[pl_1616779_price], or the B590[pl_1524686_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2358586_price].

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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 medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller non-operating vibrations amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-B have non-operating shocks of between 1G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Satellite C55-B of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-B. Medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55-B the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Satellite C55-B's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C55-B have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Satellite C55-B which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Satellite C55-B is a two SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C55-B have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 760MHz. At only 750 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B that we have checked the internal memory of, the Satellite C55-B's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the 250[pl_2342458_price], or the 250[pl_2554130_price] both from HP or the Acer Aspire V5-123[plb_1630346_price].

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus X451CA[plb_3015235_price] (4GB), or the Lenovo YOGA 500[plb_2981274_price] (4GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite C55-B does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the Aspire E5-571[pl_2358586_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2838603_price] both from Acer or the Lenovo B590[plb_1524686_price].

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this spec and age. 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.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus X551CA[plb_2452241_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2059084_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Satellite C55-B has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of this type and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between two and three processor threads, including the Satellite C55-B which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Satellite C55-B has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C55-B. The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. The memory clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 5000[plb_2743179_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-B the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C55-B is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. When compared to other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-B that we have checked, the Satellite C55-B's maximum turbo frequency of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C55-B is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G. The Satellite C55-B has a quite small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C55-B over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Pavilion 15[pl_2663625_price] (2.6GHz and cheaper), or the ProBook 650[pl_2753866_price] (2.7GHz and cheaper) both from HP.

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite C55-B has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Asus X550CA[plb_2319311_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 15[plb_2663625_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the Lenovo YOGA 500[plb_2981274_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 2.2kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2530017_price].

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP 250[plb_2342458_price] (2.2kg) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
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
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba c55b5299
Barcodes 00022265805107, 00222658051078, 00886389080495
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