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Toshiba Satellite C55-B
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Toshiba Satellite C55-B 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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6 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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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 portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Satellite C55-B has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B. Portable PCs that have been available 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 Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of this type and age is 17GB/s and the fastest is 32GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Satellite C55-B is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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

The Satellite C55-B is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Satellite C55-B is a two SATA connector notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C55-B does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C55-B is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C55-B is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Satellite C55-B has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C55-B.

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Only Two Processor Threads

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

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B, the battery capacity of the Toshiba Satellite C55-B of only 32 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The battery capacities of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C55-B range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

At only 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite C55-B has a quite slow CD-RW read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Laptops of this spec and age have CD-RW read speeds of between 4x and 24x.

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Quite Slow DVD-RW Read Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the DVD-RW read speeds range from 6x to 8x. The Satellite C55-B has a very slow DVD-RW read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Satellite C55-B is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 10G to 140G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Satellite C55-B has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite C55-B is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.41 gigahertz, the Satellite C55-B's maximum turbo frequency is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

This laptop's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level across all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

The best processor cache level across similar types of laptop is L3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average operating vibration of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-B is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Satellite C55-B has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite C55-B.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite C55-B has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-771[plb_2869536_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Satellite C55-B has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253146_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite C55-B has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C55-B.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® RealSense Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c55b5100, c55b5115, c55b5296, c55b5166, c55b5298, c55b5166k, c55b5115k, c55b5115km, c55b5166km, toshiba c55b5100
Barcodes 00022265812402, 00022265813850, 00022265923665, 00022265962862, 00222658124024, 00222658138502
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