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Windows 7: Toshiba satellite s55-A5274 - Decent laptop for the price?


22 Aug 2013   #1
Wave2020

W7 64bit
 
 
Toshiba satellite s55-A5274 - Decent laptop for the price?

Hi, I am a highschool student looking to buy a laptop that will incorporate all my needs for a relatively low price - which I know is hard to come across. I would like it to be powerful and preferably fast with multitasking. And I would also like to be able to play some games on it (obviously a want not a need).

So I came across this guy: toshiba satellite s55-A5274, which happens to be at a pretty good sale price on newegg. Now I am no Specs expert, honestly I don't know the rating system of much of what is out there. But from what I can see here, the specs on this thing arent half bad? Please tell me if I am on the right track here.

-Intel i5 processer
-Nvidia Geforce 740 Dedicated Gfx
- 750gb memory

To be completely honest, I am not sure what most other information about this is.

If anyone has this laptop or can tell me if this is a good buy Id really appreciate it! If not, maybe an alternative with a reasonable price?

Many thanks!


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24 Aug 2013   #2
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Wave2020, welcome to the windows 7 forum

What is the price of the Toshiba that your looking at?

I saw one at Costco for $699 that has 16gigs ram, 1 gig hard disk and is an I7
What os does it come with.?

I personally have had nothing but Toshiba's since the 286 days for laptops.
No problems so far, knocking on wood.
Check my system spec's for what I have.

Rich
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24 Aug 2013   #3
daddyhc

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

I bought a Toshiba Satellite in 2008. Nothing but good things to say except...lousy sound on little tiny speakers so have a good pair of earphones. These Toshibas may not be top of the line but they are great value for the buck...
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25 Aug 2013   #4
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 


Heyya Daddy mate having some dealings with Toshys over theyears first the are not as good as they used to be but still not bad.Personally I would get extra warranty with it for an extra year but of coursethat's more expense but from experience absolutely essential.

As Rich says a tad more RAM would have been nice but it isok the i5 will be just the ticket

I found this
Newegg.com - TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A5274 Intel Core i5 6GB Memory 750GB HDD 15.6" Notebook Windows 8
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