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Toshiba Satellite S55
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Toshiba Satellite S55 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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12 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Average

Satellite S55 owners on average rated this portable PC 79%.

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,645 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Satellite S55 has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is newer than most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Toshiba portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S55.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite S55, the Satellite S55 has a front camera.

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Light

At only 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite S55 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Satellite S55 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite S55. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite S55 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Satellite S55 is a four battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Satellite S55 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S55.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S55 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S55.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite S55 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite S55.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite S55 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55.

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HDD Storage Medium

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

The Satellite S55 has a pretty average battery life (5.75 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Processor Lithography
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization 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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Barcodes 00022265818770, 00222658187708, 00718037758312, 00766653303355
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