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Toshiba Satellite S55
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Toshiba Satellite S55 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite S55 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops of this age and type is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite S55 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba Satellite S55 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S55.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S55 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Toshiba Satellite S55 has one of the biggest internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5.3GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite S55 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite S55.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55 have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Toshiba Satellite S55 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Non-Operating Vibration

The non-operating vibrations of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1G to 160G. The Toshiba Satellite S55 has one of the smallest non-operating vibrations (only 1 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite S55 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S55. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Satellite S55 has a fairly small non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The non-operating shocks of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S55 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 also be worth looking at include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 noting that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite S55 range from 10G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 63G. At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite S55 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S55 has a fairly small maximum internal memory 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 S55.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite S55 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S55 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (2.1GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite S55 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite S55 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.2kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s55b5203, s55b5266, s55b5203s, s55b5203sl
Barcodes 00022265803264, 00022265834718, 00222658032640, 00783207622700
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