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Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5540 15.6 -Inch Laptop (1.65 GHz AMD E-450 Processor, 3GB SO-DIMM, 320GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium) Black

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46 customer reviews

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  • AMD E Series Processor 1.65GHz (1MB Cache)
  • 320GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, AMD Radeon HD 6320
  • Windows Home Premium, 5.56 hours Battery Life
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Product Description

Product Description

Discover laptop basics done brilliantly-and affordably-with Toshiba's Satellite C655 laptop, a very affordable, easy-touse choice for basic productivity at home or the office. Gaze into the broad 15.6" diagonal display, fire up the latest multicore processors and other features, and you'll see you've got all the tools and workspace you need to study, budget, socialize online or simply do more at a desk. Connect, load things quickly, plus enjoy rich web content, sharp photos and lively music. Relax with casual games and relish smooth, realistic graphics. Plus, feel free to expand or tack on more storage with plenty of extra ports. Toshiba says, prepare to enter the realm of exceptional entry-level laptops.

A nicely affordable, easy-to-use PC for basic productivity at home or in the office, the Toshiba Satellite C655D (model C655D-S5540) gives families, students or small and home-based businesses the essential power and workspace to study, tackle budgets with a handy 10-key pad, keep up on Facebook and Twitter, or simply do more at their desk.

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It's powered by a dual-core AMD E-450 accelerated processor (APU), which combines a CPU and a graphics processing unit (GPU) on a single chip, helping to accelerate daily applications while also delivering lower power consumption. The APU can quickly offload demanding tasks and applications from your CPU to the GPU, enabling you to do more with your computer in less time.

The bright 15.6-inch LCD offers a 720p native high-definition resolution. And thanks to the built-in webcam and Toshiba Face Recognition software on this machine, you'll enjoy a more convenient way to communicate, log on, or share your laptop among the family. Plus, you get plenty of ports and storage to give you the freedom to expand, or hold more files and media.

This Satellite comes pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (learn more below).

Key Specifications


15.6-inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED-backlit display with native HD 720p resolution (1366 x 768, 16:9 aspect ratio)
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1.65 GHz AMD E-Series E-450 dual-core accelerated processor (APU) with 1 MB L2 cache
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320 GB Serial ATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
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3 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (8 GB maximum capacity)
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AMD Radeon HD 6320 graphics (integrated on APU) with dynamically allocated shared memory
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Optical Drive

8x SuperMulti DVD drive with Labelflash printing support
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Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n)
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Built-in stereo speakers
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Up to 6.0 hours of battery life (6-cell battery)
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Touch Pad and Keyboard

Touch pad with multi-touch control and standard keyboard with 10-key pad
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Weight and Dimensions

5.5 pounds; 15 x 9.84 x 1.5 inches (WxDxH)
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Connectivity & Expansion

  • 2 total USB 2.0 ports
  • VGA video output (analog, RGB)
  • Microphone and headphone jacks
  • Multi-format memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, Multi Media Card (shared slot; may require adapter for use)
  • Fast Ethernet (10/100)

Toshiba Software

Toshiba Media Controller

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What's in the Box

This package contains the Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5540 notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions.

It also comes with the following software:

Norton Internet Security 2012 (30-day trial); Microsoft Office Starter 2010; Google Toolbar and Google Chrome; Microsoft Windows Media Player 12; Microsoft Silverlight; Microsoft Live Essentials; WildTangent Games Console; Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial)

This laptop is backed by a 1-year limited hardware warranty.

Environmental Specifications

  • Energy Star 5.0 certified
  • Gold EPEAT designation for meeting standards to help reduce its environmental impact.
  • RoHS compliant effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances

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Toshiba Accessories

Dynadock V
Toshiba Dynadock V Universal USB Connect Docking Station

Toshiba's Dynadock V universal USB connect docking station links all your desk space accessories, external monitor, and sound system with one single USB cable into your computer. It includes four USB 2.0 ports (with one Sleep-and-Charge port), Fast Ethernet port, mic and headphone jacks, and a DVI video output--enabling you to view up to three displays simultaneously.

Canvio Hard Drive
Toshiba Canvio Plus USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drives

Available in a number of capacities, Toshiba's Canvio USB 3.0 portable external hard drives are designed to be the most hassle-free back-up solution. With everything you need right in the box, they are the ultimate combination of storage, convenience, and style.

Nano Mouse
Toshiba Wireless Mouse

The Toshiba Nano Wireless Laser Mouse gives you precise cursor movement and accuracy without the wires. It features a Nano receiver, convenient scroll wheel, programmable buttons, and Tilt-Wheel technology. The Nano receiver is small enough to be left in the USB port or stored inside the mouse when not in use.

Power adapter
Toshiba AC Adapter

A second AC adapter at home and/or at work makes power access convenient and tailored to your needs. Also keep one in your carrying case at all times and never be without an AC adapter when you travel.

Toshiba High Capacity 12-Cell Laptop Battery

Designed to work with a variety of Toshiba series portable computers, this high capacity battery pack has twice the number of cells (12 vs. 6) compared to the original battery that came with your notebook, giving you extended battery life for more computing time, watch more movies, play more games or listen to more music

Extreme Backpack
Toshiba Extreme Backpack

The Toshiba Extreme Backpack is available in a array of sizes and features five separate sections and compartments keeps your laptop protected and holds everything you need in an easily manageable way.

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Windows 7 Home Premium

The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC

Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.

Windows 7: Your PC Simplified

  • Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
  • Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
  • Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
  • Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want.*

Get a Faster, Safer Web with a New PC and Internet Explorer 9

  • Helps protect against identity theft and malicious software with SmartScreen Filter.
  • Movies, TV, and videos look better and run more smoothly.

Create, Connect, and Share with Windows Live

Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.

  • Get free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
  • Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
  • Share photos during video chats with Windows Live Messenger.**
  • Easily edit photos. Combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.

You can download Windows Live for FREE at

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Complete Your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010

  • Includes reduced functionality versions of Microsoft Word and Excel with advertising. (Note that PowerPoint or Outlook are not included.)
  • Purchase Office 2010 today and get the most out of your new PC.


* Additional hardware may be required. Not available in all countries. (See for more information.)
** Requires a compatible microphone, speakers or headset, webcam, and broadband connection.

Product Information

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Screen Size15.6 inches
Screen Resolution1366 x 768
Max Screen Resolution1366x768 pixels
Processor1.65 GHz AMD E Series
Hard Drive320 GB
Graphics CoprocessorAMD Radeon HD 6320
Chipset BrandAMD
Wireless Type802.11bgn
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Average Battery Life (in hours) 5.56 hours
Brand NameToshiba
SeriesC650 Series
Item model numberPSC0YU-07K02D
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemWindows 7;
Item Weight5.5 pounds
Item Dimensions L x W x H9.84 x 15 x 1.50 inches
Color Black
Processor BrandAMD
Processor Count2
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Rotational Speed5400 RPM
Optical Drive TypeDVD Super Multi DL
Audio-out Ports (#)1
Battery TypeLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank #18,797 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight14.7 pounds
Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.
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Date First AvailableJanuary 15, 2012
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

69 of 71 people found the following review helpful By Scott McArthur on March 20, 2012
Format: Personal Computers Verified Purchase
So, this laptop is low priced, but high powered, at least for what I need it to do. I am pretty much like everyone else and just browse the web and check email on this thing and it does the job just fine for that. It is quick and clippy and I absolutely love having a number key pad. My only complaint about this is that it does not have a USB port on the right hand side of the laptop. Why is this important you ask? Mouse. I have a small travel mouse that I usually use with my laptops and with this one, it has to be plugged all the way on the other side of the laptop. It's kind of inconvenient, but not a deal breaker with me.

This would be a great laptop for a kid going off to college or any casual user to just have around the house.

BE WARNED: as with most new laptops these days, this one does not come with installation DVD's. That means that if you get a virus or something, you will not have a way to reinstall Windows. It does however have a method for MAKING a backup. I highly recommend that you do this IMMEDIATELY before using the laptop. When I did it, it required 5 (yes five) blank DVD's, so make sure that you have some on hand. If you skip this step, you will rue the day down the road. The fun part is that the printed instructions are pretty stupid and look to be generic for all Toshiba laptops. To make the backup do the following:

Click Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Support & Recovery -> Recovery Media Creator

and follow the instructions from there. The printed instructions tell you to check the help guide on the laptop, does not give directions for finding the help guide, but when you do it does not give the correct location for the program that makes the recovery DVD's
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33 of 33 people found the following review helpful By The Reality of Illusions on March 6, 2012
Format: Personal Computers
I have had this laptop for 8 months now - I use it every day for work. MS Office 2003 working fine on it. I can even use Adobe Photoshop reasonably well.

Key points:

*Extremely low temperature at about 75-80 degrees - this is truly a "lap top"!
*A little slow for heavy internet graphics
*Sound card is not great, but I play all my music through airtunes to my stereo so I don't care so much
*If you want to record internet audio, you will have problems - this is not the laptop for that use

If you want a non-nonsense, no-frills laptop for low cost that runs MS Office and can use the internet, I don't know how you can beat this laptop.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By S. Mealy on March 16, 2012
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I have had mine for a 1 1/2 years and it has been great! No complaints at all. Still holds a good charge on the battery, plenty of memory and I felt like a great system for the price.
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37 of 43 people found the following review helpful By zdeuyo on April 26, 2012
Format: Personal Computers
This review is meant to help classify the type of person that would enjoy this laptop. If you are a big gamer stop here because this is not a laptop that you would enjoy. If not, please keep reading.

This is what I would call a 'Black Friday Laptop'. Why? The computer is built cheap and the parts are years old. This is the laptop you would give to a kid or better yet a grandma or grandpa who is learning the computer. Still interested? Keep reading.

This is a beginners laptop, here is why.

Product Features

AMD E Series Processor 1.65GHz (1MB Cache)

Note: 1.65 GHz and an AMD processor. This is the same type of processor you may find in a Netbook. Low quality. Do not expect to multitask to much. Some light browsing and email checking would be ok. 3GB of ram is low. 4 gb is what the average user even newbies use.

320GB 5400RPM Hard Drive

Note: 320gb? This is very low storage, I would not classify this as a entertainment laptop. 5400rpm also does not help, but for the price is makes sense.

15.6-Inch Screen, AMD Radeon HD 6320

Note: Nice size screen, but do not be fooled by the 'HD' the resolution would not be what you would see on a standard HDTV.

Windows Home Premium, 5.56 hours Battery Life

Note: OS is standard. 5.56 battery life? More like 2.5 to 3.5 hours unless you are just letting it sit there.

Ports and Connectivity

USB Ports: 2
USB 2.0 Ports: 2

Note: this is standard on most laptops, missing new technology of USB 3.0.

Cases and Expandability
Size (LWH): 9.84 inches, 15 inches, 1.5 inches
Weight: 5.5 pounds

Note: This is normal for a 15.6in laptop.

Wireless Type: 802.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By hottrodd on April 13, 2012
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I have 2 hp computers, one that is 2 years old. They are faster than this one. I wasn't expecting a super computer for the price. But as it is right now it doesn't really even play a simple app on facebook without slowing up. I hope its just a simple adjustment but I guess I should have researched before purchasing this.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Margaret Jego on April 6, 2012
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I haven't encountered a computer this slow since the late 90's. It is very slow and freezes up on both google chrome and explorer browsers. I just needed this laptop to do at home internet surfing. It could not be slower. I returned the computer the next day.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By D. Vibbert on April 23, 2012
Format: Personal Computers
it's my third toshiba, and probably my last. There is a huge difference between families of Toshiba's, and this is the lowest level. Basically, it's made of really cheap plastic. Simply opening the cover eventually caused the plastic to break apart in the back by then power supply and not charge. Talking with the "toshiba" warranty service stated that "damage isn't covered". To send it in for warranty repair (and mine is less than 1 year old) is $129, and if it's not a major repair, add another $125, plus $30 shipping. It's eye opening. If you do get this, get it with a very very good warranty, one that covers "accidental" damage, because you will need to prove that you didn't jar it, or drop it, to get coverage. And that is impossible. Or, just get a better laptop. Laptop
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