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Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C55-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this type and age is 10" and the biggest is 18".

Other 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo B5400, the HP ProBook 650 G1, or the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B.

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us ($624.99), or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the HP Probook 430 G2 ($486.30) is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast DVD-RW Read Speed

With a DVD-RW read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite C55-B has one of the faster DVD-RW read speeds amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The DVD-RW read speeds of portable PCs of this age and type range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.2x.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Read Speed

At 24 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a quite fast CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The slowest CD-RW read speed of laptops of this age and spec is 4x and the fastest is 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C55-B the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago is 1.4G. With a non-operating vibration of only 1 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has a very small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C55-B.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller non-operating shocks amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Satellite C55-B which has two SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Satellite C55-B is a ten PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Satellite C55-B which has two SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C55-B does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-B which have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us ($624.99), or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Satellite C55-B has a fairly short battery life (only 5.16 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C55-B. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Aspire V3-331 (6.5h and cheaper), or the Aspire E5-571 (7h and cheaper) both from Acer or the Lenovo ThinkPad E440 (6h and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable type and age 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo B5400, the DELL Inspiron 17 5758, or the Acer Aspire E5-571.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Tecra Z40 (SSD and cheaper), or the Lenovo L450 (SSD and cheaper); or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (SSD and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite C55-B has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C55-B is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

Alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the HP 250 ($554.43), or the Toshiba Tecra Z40 which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad X240 (1.8GHz), or the E31-70 (1.9GHz) both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 (1.9GHz) 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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C55-B do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Satellite C55-B is no exception to this as it too does 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 DELL Latitude 15 E5550, or the Asus UX301LA.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

At only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite C55-B has a quite slow maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B. The average maximum WiFi data rate of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 490 Mbit/s.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite C55-B range from 10G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 78G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite C55-B has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the ProBook 650 G1, or the ProBook 455 both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 15.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-571 (1TB and cheaper), or the MSI CX61 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the ProBook 650 G1 (2.3kg and cheaper), the ProBook 455 (2.2kg and cheaper), or the 250 ($554.43) (2.2kg and cheaper) all from HP.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Lenovo B5400, the HP ProBook 650 G1, or the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us ($624.99) (6GB and cheaper), the Asus X555LA (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 5000 ($1,033.98) (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Model
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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)
PCI Express Configuration
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
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 III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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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
Technical Details
CD-ROM Read Speed
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
DVD-ROM Read Speed

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b856, toshiba c55b5355
Barcodes 00022265879719, 00222658797198
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