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Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 Laptop Review

February 8th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 laptop will astonish you with its price tag which is just $350. Definitely it is quite unbelievable price for a laptop that got every feature you are looking for. This laptop is powered through AMD’s FUSION technology brainchild AME E-Series processor. AMD has come up with these FUSION technology processors to cut down the costs quite significantly. Now, you can see the result quite significantly through this laptop pricing. This laptop is best suitable for students, home purpose and business purpose.

Inside Details of AMD Zacate Series E-240 APU:

This AMD E Series E-240 APU that powers Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 has one core and this core got integrated graphics AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics along with 384 MB-947 MB shared memory within a single die.  Here, this processor core runs with 1.5GHz frequency along with 512KB of L2 cache. The entire unit is fabricated with 32nm technology. This technology is capable enough to save battery life and offers long hours working with less power consumption. The major idea behind the usage of AMD Fusion E Series processor is mainly to cut the costs. Here, this lowering of the costs will not affect the performance of the system. Also, it helps to make it thinner too. Importantly, this AMD E Series E-240 accelerated processor has greater compatibility with MocrososftX11 and arranged with integrated memory controller too.  Its GPU is capable enough to process 1080p content and has HDMI out too.

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 Pros:

  • This is a best budget laptop at affordable price for all.
  • It has optical burner with a capacity to burn DVDs.
  • It has integrated AMD Radeon 6310 Graphics engine.

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 Cons:

  • No webcam.
  • No HDMI output port.
  • No Bluetooth.

Specifications;

Processor:

This laptop is powered through AMD E-Series processor and this processor is single core processor that is clocked at 1.5GHz. It has L2 Cache of 1MB capacity.

System memory:

The system memory of this laptop is 3GB DDR3 RAM and this RAM can be increased successfully up to 8GB.

Hard drive:

Hard drive of this laptop is 320GB Serial ATA drive that spins at 5400 rpm.

Optical drive:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 comes with an optical drive that is having multiformat to Read and Write CDs and DVDs with double-layer support.

Graphics:

This laptop got one integrated AMD Radeon 6310 Graphics card which has 384MB-1459MB of dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.

Display:

This laptop screen size is 15.6-inches with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The display type is TFT-LCD HD.

Networking:

There is one 10/100 Ethernet LAN for wired connectivity and also there is 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi adapter for wireless connectivity.

Additional Ports:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 comes with two numbers of USB 2.0 ports, one VGA port, one Media Reader Card slot, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.

Sizes and Weight:

Width: 15.0-inches.

Depth: 9.8-inches.

Height: 1.5-inches.

Weight: 5.5 lbs.

Operating system:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5126 is supplied with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition along with Adobe reader.

Battery:

This laptop is arranged with one 6-cell Lithium-ion battery which offers decent battery backup for the laptop.

Input Devices:

It has one full size Premium US keyboard with dedicated numeric keypad. Its touchpad is multi gestured with enough responsiveness for the easy usage.

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