The Satellite S955-S5166 15.6" Notebook Computer from Toshiba features an ice blue brushed aluminum chassis with a 15.6" TruBrite LED-backlit display. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The screen also supports native 720p HD content.
The system is powered by a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-3337U processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port with Sleep and Charge, 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with SRS Premium Sound 3D technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
- Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 Performance
- This Toshiba computer houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3337U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.8GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.7GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- 15.6" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
- The 15.6" TruBrite widescreen display is backlit with LED lights for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a glossy coating for vibrant color. The 1366 x 768 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, which can natively display 720p HD content without the need to upscale the video. You can also output to an external display via the HDMI port
- With Toshiba Resolution+ Upconvert Technology for Media Player, you'll be able to upscale standard definition DVD content to HD quality for sharper picture and vibrant color. Please note that viewing enhancements may vary depending upon content quality and display device capability, functionality and settings
- USB 3.0
- USB 3.0 has a data transfer speed of 5Gbps and is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0
- USB Sleep and Charge
- You'll be able to power your smartphone or other USB-compatible device using the USB port on this Toshiba computer. With USB Sleep and Charge, you'll be able to charge your device even when the computer is turned off
- PC Health Monitor
- Toshiba's PC Health Monitor alerts you to issues before they become problems, constantly gauging your machine's temperature and power usage, while checking the hard drive to help protect against shocks
- Eco Utility
- Quickly adjust the settings and power plan of your Toshiba computer and monitor your ongoing power usage with just a click
- EPEAT Gold Registered
- This Toshiba computer is EPEAT Gold, which is the highest possible ranking of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool
- ENERGY STAR Qualified
- This Toshiba computer meets the ENERGY STAR 4.0 standard