Toshiba Satellite S55-A5167 Laptop

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Very first and good laptop

POSTED BY: grateful , San Diego, CA
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

It is fast and easy to use

Great laptop without breaking the bank

POSTED BY: John , Cincinnati, Ohio
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This S55 series comes with the fast i7 processor and an upgraded video card to increase speed even more. The display is bright, clear and crisp. Lots of RAM and a terabyte hard drive. Though not a gamer myself, it sure looks like it would handle the latest games. I the compared the S55 to other makes/models and for the money, it's a great deal. It runs Windows 8.1 (and not 8) and has the Toshiba Desktop if the older interface is preferred. Just to note, it is not a touchscreen device, which I really wasn't looking for anyway - so if your looking for that feature look for a different model. Lastly, my previous laptop was a Toshiba Satellite I bought five years ago running XP. Still works fine. It was just time to upgrade. It was such a solid laptop, I had to stick with Toshiba this time around as well.

POSTED BY: Juanillo , Maricopa,AZ
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I'm Lovin' It

POSTED BY: Chuck , Austin, TX
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

After my son-in-law and my wife each purchased the identical computer and were singing it's praises, I decided to get on the band wagon. I'm glad I did. I love this. Never had Win8 before now, but it isnt bad either. Things never go fast enough for me. With a hyperthreaded quad core processor (Intel i7-4700 MQ), this computer was quick, but after I installed a SSD - it's quicker. I've had Toshiba laptops before this one. I loved them all. The one with the 17" screen eats the battery in an hour and a half, but this one should do better, specially with the SSD. I'd buy another one!

Fast! Great Computer

POSTED BY: hummel , Kansas City MO
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This laptop's performance is exceptional! Have no problems with memory intensive programs. CAD, Photoshop etc! I would highly recommend.

Great Laptop

POSTED BY: Bobka55 , Stockholm, NJ
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I have my own virus protection, it was difficult to remove Norton Anti Virus and other offerings from Norton, which was pre installed, should be easier to uninstall unwanted software. A great little Laptop otherwise...

Toshiba Satellite Laptop

POSTED BY: Husker Wife , Plano, TX
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

The performance is great with this laptop, but I hate Windows 8, it seems to jump from one screen to the other without me doing anything. It's frustrating. I hate the way Windows 8 works. I may have a different opinion about this laptop if Windows 7 was loaded - so it's hard to tell whether it's the platform or jumpiness of the touch of the laptop.

Problems!

POSTED BY: Linda K , Dallas, TX
Overall rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5

Within a month of purchasing this laptop, it stopped working. The technician determined the motherboard was damaged. The laptop needed to be replaced but the store no longer sold this computer. I replaced it with another brand.

POSTED BY: mistika , silicon valley, ca
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

MSRP: $839.99

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  • Laptop summary
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4700MQ Processor
  • Windows 8.1
  • 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory
  • 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 740M with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology
  • 1.0TB (5400 RPM, Serial ATA)
  • DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer)

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