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Toshiba Satellite S55T 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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16 Reasons For

Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

Many processor core portable PCs produced by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Technical Features

A number of Toshiba Satellite S55T reviewers who bought the Toshiba Satellite S55T concluded that it had good features. Three years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote in their Toshiba Satellite S55T review “A rich feature set”. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set.”. Laptopmag.com mentioned “This 15.6-inch touch-screen notebook features a powerful Intel Core i7 processo” in their review of the Toshiba Satellite S55T.

Good Size

A few Toshiba Satellite S55T reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was thin. Cnet.com said in their review of the Toshiba Satellite S55T on CNET.com “I want a reasonably thin, reasonably good-looking laptop, with a high-quality touch screen”. Cnet.com also wrote “The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop.”.

Nice Design

Some people who reviewed the Toshiba Satellite S55T mentioned that it was good looking.

Good for Gaming

One customer said in their reviews that this laptop was good for gaming.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a newer on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it have an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is actually the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite S55T.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across comparable types of laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Satellite S55T is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S55T.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Satellite S55T has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite S55T. The smallest internal memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S55T supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out 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.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite S55T has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite S55T do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite S55T is 1.3G. At only 1 gravity, the Satellite S55T has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S55T.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S55T range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 110G. The Satellite S55T has one of the smaller non-operating shocks (only 60 gravity) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Laptopmag.com and techreviewsource.com this Toshiba portable PC has an overall expert rating of 66 out of 100.

Poor Battery Life

One person who purchased the Toshiba Satellite S55T thought it did not have a good battery life. Laptopmag.com gave the product a rating of 3 stars and mentioned “A poor display and short battery life hold it back” in their review of this laptop.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S55T does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S55T.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of laptops that have been available for more than two years is 6.9h. With a battery life of only 4.06 hours, the Toshiba Satellite S55T has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Satellite S55T is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 10G to 140G. At only 10 gravity, the Satellite S55T has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S55T.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Satellite S55T which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a quite small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.6G.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S55T

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S55T has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S55T has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S55T.

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite S55T has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S55T.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
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® 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 Life (max)
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
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)

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

(3)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s55tb5233, toshiba 25ghz16, toshiba 25ghz16g, toshiba s55tb5233, toshiba 25ghz16gb
Barcodes 00022265807347

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