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Toshiba Satellite L55T 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba portable PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite L55T supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most comparable spec laptops 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.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Satellite L55T has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L55T the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB.

Other 750GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 14R, the Packard Bell TE11HC, or the HP Zbook 14 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the 15 ($479.99) (1TB and higher rated), or the 15 (1TB and higher rated) both from HP or the Toshiba L55T (1TB and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L55T has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L55T also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo G500, the Asus X451CA, and the Samsung ATIV Book 9 is also worth considering.

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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 have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite L55T has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite L55T do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Aspire E1-571, or the Aspire S3-392G both from Acer or the Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Satellite L55T has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite L55T. The smallest non-operating vibration of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.3G.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of portable PCs of this spec and age is 130G, and the non-operating shocks range from 1G to 240G. The Satellite L55T has one of the smaller non-operating shocks (only 60 gravity) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This medium processor core notebook PC received a score of 50% from expert review website Laptopmag.com. That puts this notebook PC in the bottom 3% of all the notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L55T does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite L55T which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo G500, the DELL Inspiron 15R, or the HP 350 G1 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops 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.

We compared all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the ProBook 450, and the ProBook 470 both from HP or the Toshiba Satellite Pro L850 is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s (SSD), the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A (SSD), or the Asus UX303LA (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L55T is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite L55T has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L55T.

Other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15, the HP 15, or the Fujitsu LifeBook U554 which has better reviews.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP 15 ($479.99) (1.8GHz), the DELL Inspiron 17R (1.8GHz), or the Asus UX31E (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

The slowest CD-RW read speed of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L55T is 1x and the fastest is 24x. At only 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite L55T has a quite slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

Medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite L55T have DVD-RW read speeds of between 1x and 8x, and the average DVD-RW read speed is 7.7x. At only 6 CD-speeds, the Satellite L55T has a fairly slow DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L55T.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 60G, and the operating shocks range from 0.66G to 140G. The Toshiba Satellite L55T has a quite small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Satellite L55T has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Satellite L55T has a fairly small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average operating vibration of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L55T is 1.3G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L55T

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite L55T.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite L55T has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite L55T.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540, the Samsung NP300V5A, or the HP ProBook 450 G1 which has better reviews.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the ZBook 17 (17.3"), or the ENVY 17-n065na (17.3") both from HP or the Toshiba Satellite L75 ($419.99) (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Satellite L55T has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite L55T.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Inspiron 15, or the Inspiron 15 ($478.88) both from DELL or the Acer Aspire E1-510.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Satellite L55T has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite L55T.

We compared all the other 6GB internal memory laptops to this notebook PC and we think the V550CA, and the K55VD both from Asus or the Toshiba Satellite L50-B which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the EliteBook 720 (8GB and higher rated), or the 15 (8GB and higher rated) both from HP or the Asus X555LA (8GB and higher rated).

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Specification

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Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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 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
Cable Lock Slot
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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55tb5257, l55tb5382, l55tb5257w, l55tb5382s, l55tb5382sm
Barcodes 00022265805343, 00222658053430
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