Toshiba Satellite C655-S5542 Review and Specifications

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 - LAPTOP, Toshiba

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5542 Review

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5542 is powered by Intel’s Celeron B815 is a 1.6GHz dual-core CPU without Turbo Boost or Hyper-Threading. Given its pairing with only 3GB of memory, we expected leisurely performance, but the Toshiba proved tolerable for Web and office productivity work—and even completed our multimedia benchmark tests a few seconds quicker than the Acer Aspire 5349-2635, which has the same processor with 4GB of memory.


Toshiba preloads the Satellite C655-S5542 with 320GB, 5,400rpm hard drive with a 30-day trial of Norton Internet Security, Google Chrome, a handy Corel CD/DVD label and jewel case insert printing utility, and 20-odd Toshiba-brand utilities ranging from the usual (a recovery media creator, face recognition for the webcam) to the intriguing (a thumbnail timeline view of accessed files).

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5542price

The C655-S5542 (Black) typically costs between $399.83 – $443.96.

Toshiba Satellite C655-S5542 specifications and features

Product Name Satellite C655-S5542 15.6″ LED Notebook-Intel Celeron B815 WINDOWS7 320GB
Product Type Notebook
Cache 2 MB
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHSEnergy StarEPEAT Gold
Hard Drive Capacity 320 GB
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator HD
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
Optical Media Supported DVD-RAM/R/RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity 1.28 GB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.75 Hour
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Display Screen Technology TruBrite
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Webcam Yes
Backlight Technology LED
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Processor Model B815
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height 1.6″
Width 15.0″
Depth 9.8″
Color Black
Screen Mode HD
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium with SP1
Product Series C655
Product Model C655-S5542
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Type Celeron
Product Line Satellite
Screen Size 15.6″
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Number of Cells 6-cell
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Standard Memory 3 GB
Memory Card Reader Yes
64-bit Processing Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM65 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Battery Energy 48 Wh
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
VGA Yes
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Maximum Power Supply Wattage 65 W
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Direct Media Interface 5 GT/s
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
TouchPad Features Multi-touch Gesture
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) CardSecure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)miniSD CardMultiMediaCard (MMC)
Keyboard Yes
Microphone Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
Security Features Slot for Security Lock
Input Voltage 110 V AC220 V AC
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Speakers Yes
Software Included Toshiba Software and Utilities:

  • TOSHIBA App Place
  • TOSHIBA Assist
  • TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack for Windows
  • TOSHIBA Bulletin Board
  • TOSHIBA Disc Creator
  • TOSHIBA Face Recognition
  • TOSHIBA HDD/SSD Alert
  • TOSHIBA HW Setup Utility
  • TOSHIBA Media Controller
  • TOSHIBA Password Utility
  • TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator
  • TOSHIBA ReelTime
  • TOSHIBA Service Station
  • TOSHIBA Supervisor Password Utility
  • TOSHIBA Value Added Package

Third-party Software:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Google Toolbar
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 12
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Live Essentials
  • Photo Gallery Messenger
  • Mail Writer
  • Movie Maker
  • WildTangent
  • Games Console
  • Windows Internet Explorer

Special Offers and Trial Software:

  • NetZero

Internet Service:

  • Norton Internet Security 2012 (30-day trial subscription)
  • QuickBooks
  • Online Banking
  • Skype
  • Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial subscription)
Product Family Satellite C655
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
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