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Satellite C855D-170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the screen and portability are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the sound. The energy efficiency and reliability get critical reviews.

value for money, performance, usability, portability, screen

reliability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Satellite C855D-170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 27 user reviews of Satellite C855D-170 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on

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reliability, energy

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba Satellite C855D-16V 15.6-inch Notebook (Silver) - (AMD A8-4500M 1.9/2.8GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, USB 3.0, Windows 8)

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The sound was absolutely awful. Returned!


I was just looking for a cheap simple computer for schoolwork and Internet use. I have bought lower priced, lower end commuters before with no problems so thought I would try this out. The computer performed relatively okay. Not as zippy and if I had...



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Good deal


I got 3 of these for work. The i3 processor has sped things up & for $330.00 you cant get more for your money.This product is... Good sound quality, Perfect for Business, Big screen size, easy to set upAbout me... Business Professional, Comfortable...

quality for price

no complaints


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Good computer for price


The computer is good for the price. Great for storage of pictures and music. Good for Internet use. I don't like Windows 8 on it, so I would recommend getting a different version of windows on it. I think the Windows 8 is slowing the computer up. It...

easy to set up

windows 8

Consumer review by:

Good for price


The laptop is good for the price. It is good for storing of pictures and music. Also good for browsing the Internet. I don't like Windows 8 on it, so I would recommend putting a different OS on it. I think Windows 8 slows the laptop down quite a bit....

Easy to set up

Windows 8

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was a lemon..I returned it TY


the store quickly let me get another so I got a ASUS laptop and LOVE it!!This product is... a lemonAbout me... retired


OS malfunctioning

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Perfect price for performance


I bought 4 of these for our field techs to do data reports, field reports, as well as to hook up to different equipment they use in the field. Haven't had any complaints about speed or performance.Cons: Comes with Windows 8, which is terrible for...

Price, performance

Windows 8