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Toshiba Satellite S55T
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Toshiba Satellite S55T 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 12GB Sep 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,511 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Satellite S55T has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This Toshiba laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S55T that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Satellite S55T's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Satellite S55T has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S55T.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S55T supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This Toshiba notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S55T has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S55T is 590GB.

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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 of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite S55T has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has a very small non-operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S55T does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite S55T.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar 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.

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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 this spec and age.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S55T is 63G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G. At only 10 gravity, the Satellite S55T has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T have between one and eight battery cells, including the Satellite S55T which has four battery cells.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all laptops of this spec and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Satellite S55T has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S55T is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Satellite S55T has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55T

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S55T.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive Capacity
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Display
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
Graphics
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
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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
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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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Battery Technology
Power
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
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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

Expert Reviews

(8)
1 August 2015

Toshiba packed quite a bit of highlights into the Satellite S55t. You get an unique looking machine, Broadwell hardware, a decent trackpad and a very nice FHD touchscreen. It lacks in the typing...

Nice screen, unique look, low profile sd card slot, great speakers, good value for the money
Bad keyboard, flimsy bottom cover, many potential dust traps
17 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

15 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

13 September 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher...

7 August 2013

The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Wavy Visuals
Wavy Visuals would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C

Top-notch quality laptop in every way. If it weren't for the trivial color error that occurs each time the screen is turned on or woken up, which a simple color calibration will remedy, I would... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Rebelmamma
Rebelmamma would recommend the Toshiba Satellite S55t-C (Verified Purchase)

My last laptop had Vista......now almost 10 years old. Switch to this new Toshiba with Windows 10 is mind blowing!!!! Touch screen, backlit keyboard also a big plus!!

Reviewed 8 November 2015 by AnneChovie

I would advise against getting a laptop with 4k resolution, you will experience issues. Some programs won't adjust to the 4k screen, resulting in the programs being tiny. You'll have menus and and... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers s55tb5239, toshiba i75500, toshiba i75500u, toshiba s55tb5158
Barcodes 00022265812167
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