Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277
Source: IT Reviews Archive.org version
Looking for a desktop replacement notebook for less than a grand? The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 offers category leading performance and a healthy feature set, but the ho-hum design and short battery life keep it from ranking higher.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/15/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 may not be as portable as we'd like--it's a little bulky, and the battery life is on the shorter side--but the overall performance leads the competition, making it hard to ignore. The design is a bit drab, and the 720p display left us wanting more, but it does offer a decent set of features, making the Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 worth a good look from anybody in the market for a desktop replacement.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: CNet Archive.org version
Why can't I get what I want? It doesn't seem too complicated to me, but I find myself frustrated at every turn by the PC industry.The Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 comes close to being a great mainstream slim gaming laptop, but it's undone by an unimpressive display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 80% mobility: 70%
Source: Laptop Mag Archive.org version
The $989 Toshiba Satellite S55t-A5277 is a gorgeous powerhouse of a laptop that can not only handle your most intense class work, but also lets you blow off steam with some of the hottest PC games. Unfortunately, its dim, low-resolution display belies its high price, while its anemic battery life makes it less than portable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
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66.75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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