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Toshiba NB550

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Overall 9
9.0

Toshiba NB550D

CNET
19 April 2014
  • Summary: The Toshiba NB550D isn't exactly beautiful, but its dual-core AMD processor delivers great performance for a netbook. Add in beefy speakers from Harman Kardon and a good keyboard, and you've got a well-rounded netbook.
  • Cons: Design could be more appealing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba NB550D netbook

stuffmideast.com
4 July 2011
  • Summary: The only netbook worth buying right now, but quality tablets and cheap laptops are snapping at its heels
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Toshiba NB550D Comes in Weird Colors, Looks Awesome

The UberReview
18 June 2011
  • Excerpt: The problem with most netbooks is that their lack of power makes it a challenge to use them for anything more processor demanding than a bit of light browsing. Toshiba’s NB550B stands out from the netbook crowd with a dual core 1GHz AMD C50 (Ontario) processor, Radeon HD 6250M graphics chipset, Harman Kardon speakers.
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Toshiba NB550D review – a proof AMD netbooks rock!

netbooklive.com
5 April 2011
  • Conclusion: For years I’ve been waiting for the moment AMD will bring a competitive hardware platform on netbooks. And despite the long expectations, they finally did it. The AMD powered Toshiba NB550D manages to gather several important qualities under the same hood: well built and good looking body, good overall performances, good battery life and a decent price tag.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Tweak Town
4 March 2011
  • Excerpt: The Toshiba NB550D comes with a 10.1-inch glossy display, but instead of running an Intel Atom CPU, like a typical netbook, the NB550D is based on the AMD C-50 CPU (1GHz) with ATI Radeon HD 6250 graphics. It also comes with a 250GB HDD & 1GB of RAM (it supports up to 4GB, but you'll have up upgrade to a 64-bit OS). On the left side from back to front, you'll find the power jack, Ethernet port, VGA, USB, and microphone and headphone jacks.
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.2
Battery performance 10
9.6
Display 7
6.8
Weight 9
9.3
Noise 8
8.0
Gaming performance 5
5.4
Connectivity 7
6.9
Keyboard 8
8.1
Temperature 10
9.5

Review Toshiba NB550D (AMD Fusion) Netbook

Notebookcheck
22 February 2011
  • Summary: Goodbye to Atom? The NB550D is Toshiba’s latest flagship netbook, featuring the new AMD C-50 APU along with an AMD Radeon HD 6250 graphics unit and high-quality Harman Kardon speakers. Is it the perfect entertainer for €349, even without a matt HD display?
  • Pros: Workmanship and colours, Easy to upgrade, Acceptable range of ports, Good touchpad, Smooth HD playback, Efficient cooling system, Harman Kardon loudspeakers, Impressive battery life, The rubberized surfaces, the long battery life and the comfortable touchpad.
  • Cons: Keyboard layout and lettering, Glossy display with standard resolution, Poor contrast and depth of black, Too much pre-installed bloatware, Mediocre office performance (1 GB RAM), Few accessories, A base configuration of 2 GB of RAM, and a better, matt, screen.
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Toshiba NB550D review

Techworld
2 February 2011
  • Summary: The Toshiba NB550D feels sturdy, looks good, it's light and it has good speed for a netbook. The HDMI port should make it appeal to users who want something small that they can plug into their TVs to watch streaming video or downloads. Note that we did see choppy video on our high defintion television. We also wish it had better battery life, as its performance in our battery test doesn't stack up well against recent competitors.
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba NB550D

Trusted Reviews
13 October 2011
  • Summary: With AMD Fusion innards in an attractive and ergonomic shell, Toshiba's premium yet affordable 10.1in netbook makes for a strong contender.
  • Pros: Great speakers, Stylish, classy design, Soft-touch lid and palm rests, Full HD video and HDMI, Good build quality
  • Cons: Only 1GB of RAM, No USB 3.0, Slow CPU
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba NB550D review

Stuff.tv
29 June 2011
  • Summary: There’s just one important thing to know about Toshiba’s NB550D. Forget the lightweight, slimline build and 10 hour battery life. They’re good, but find us a netbook that you can’t say that about these days and we’d be impressed. What makes the NB550D interesting is that it’s the first netbook to use AMD’s new Fusion processor. Every other netbook of note since Asus’ first Eee PC has been built around the same, almost unchanging, Intel Atom chip.
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Overall 8
7.5

Toshiba NB550 netbook review: AMD Fusion-powered netbook with HDMI port

Good Gear Guide.au
25 June 2011
  • Summary: The Toshiba NB550D netbook uses the AMD Fusion platform to supply good overall performance and better-than-usual multimedia features for a netbook. Its HDMI port allows users to connect it directly to a big-screen TV and its Harmon Kardon speakers produce the best sound we've heard from a netbook to date. We like this netbook a lot, but we wish it had better battery life, a less glossy screen and a slightly smoother touchpad.
  • Pros: HDMI port, good performance for a netbook, good speakers, good build quality and looks
  • Cons: Battery life not great, video playback was a little choppy on a Full HD television, touchpad texture was a little too rough, very reflective screen
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