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Toshiba Satellite C855-14R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-14R. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas the battery and sound get mixed comments. Many are critical about the durability.

performance, price, usability, screen, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite C855-14R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-14R from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the portability and screen. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the durability. The battery and sound get mixed comments.

performance, price, usability, screen, portability


85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite C855-14R 15.6 inch Laptop - Red (Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5/3.1GHz, 6GB RAM, 640GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0)Toshiba Satellite C855-14R 15.6 inch Laptop - Red (Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5/3.1GHz, 6GB RAM, 640GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:24-bit
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery life (max):5.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Red
Form Factor:Clamshell


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000


Keyboard language:Dutch
Keyboard number of keys:102
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Networking topology:Fast Ethernet
SIM card support: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:4
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:4
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:24-bit
Graphics adapter family:Intel
GSM module: No
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Internal video mode, resolution:1366 x 768
Power supply type:AC/DC
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Technology:Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
Power auto-sensing:Y


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-2450M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:PGA988
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:53452
Processor code:SR04Z
Processor package size:37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User


Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:Microsoft Office, McAfee Internet Security


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:640
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:640


External video modes max. refresh rate:100
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1600 x 1200
External video modes refresh rate (max):100

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