Equipped with 2.0GHz quad-core A6-5200 processor, Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5107 is not as fast as Intel dual core i5 or quad core i7 based laptops. But its configuration offers good graphics performance and decent battery life. Satellite C55D-A5107 is a 15.6” laptop that’s exclusively available at Best Buy. The laptop’s price-feature ratio is quite good. Toshiba C55D-A5107 is listed with price of $360 approx. Buyers can use this laptop for regular computing like accessing Internet, working with office Suite, social networking and video chat ( Skype, for instance). It can also perform some resource intensive jobs like photo editing, running high definition movies, encoding/decoding media files (converting iTunes) and casual gaming. Satellite C55D-A5107 offers 750GB storage and 4GB RAM. Main drawback of this laptop is that it is not a touch enabled machine. If you need touch enabled laptop, with same features, then you can consider Toshiba Satellite C55DT-A5106 which is also reasonably priced. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of this laptop:
Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5107 specification and performance
Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5107 is powered by AMD A6-5200 quad core accelerated processor or APU which is clocked at 2 GHz speed. It is integrated with AMD Radeon HD 8400 which is a decent graphics. if you are looking for a laptop that can increase your productivity in terms of everyday computing tasks, this laptop offers decent multitasking. It also allows you to watch high definition movies when your laptop is connected to a compatible HDTV. Toshiba C55D-A5107 offers casual gaming as well. Recent low end games like Dota 2, Gird 2 , SimCity, Fifa 14, CSGO etc are playable in low to medium resolution and settings. As mentioned earlier, it can stream high definition videos without any glitch. However, the display doesn’t support full HD playback. User can view up to 720p playback in this laptop.
Toshiba C55D A5107 comes with 4GB DDR3 memory and 750GB hard drive. 4GB memory is enough for basic multitasking and 750GB storage means ample space. It doesn’t have SSD cache and the hard drive operates with 5400rpm speed. The laptop runs Windows 8.1 operating system
15.6” LED backlit display of the laptop supports maximum resolution of 1366 X 768 pixel resolution. Along the edges, there are 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 SD card reader, HDMI and VGA port. The laptop comes with HD webcam and a DVD burner as well. For network connectivity, it has built-in 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and Fast Ethernet. Build quality of the laptop is average.
Pros of Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5107
Storage configuration is better considering price
Fast performance for regular tasks
Cons of Satellite C55D-A5107