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.
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