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Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 Laptop Review

February 17th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

 Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 laptop is another budget laptop. This laptop comes at affordable price and bundled with every feature that a buyer is looking for. This laptop is powered through latest AMD Fusion technology processor AMD E-Series E-240 processor. This processor is famous for low power consumption and will be light over the built-in battery pack. This laptop is offering 6.05-hours battey backup because of this processor, which is truly outstanding. This laptop is styled in Trax textured black and light in weight with just 5.5 lbs only. This laptop comes with 2GB DDR3 RAM, 250GB hard drive, optical drive, webcam and AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics. This is definitely a valuable device for all and worth enough with the money spent over it.

 Inside Details of AMD Zacate Series E-240 APU:

 This AMD E Series E-240 APU, that powers Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133  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-S5133 Pros:

 

  • Priced reasonably.
  • Light in weight (5.5 lbs)
  • Outstanding battery backup (6.05 hours).
  • It has optical drive.
  • It has AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics.
  • It has standard stereo speakers with decent sound quality.

 

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 Cons:

 

  • Hard drive capacity is not sufficient.
  • No Bluetooth.
  • No PC ExpressCard slot.
  • No webcam.


Specifications:

 

Processor:

 

This laptop is powered through AMD E-Series Processor E-240. This processor is clocked at 1.5 GHz. It has 512 KB of L2 cache.

System Memory and Hard drive:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 comes with 2 GB DDR3 RAM. Hard drive of this laptop is 250 GB capacity. This dive is a HDD and rotates at 5400 rpm.

Display and Graphics:

This laptop comes with 15.6-inches widescreen with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The display type is HD TruBrite LED-Backlit and supports 720p content too.

There is AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics with 384MB-947MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.

Optical drive:

 

This laptop is arranged with one DVD-SuperMulti drive. It can read and write CDs and DVDs with LabelFlash technology.

Audio:

This laptop is arranged with standard stereo speakers and releases decent sound quality through it.

Input Devices:

 

This laptop got touch pad pointing device with multi touch controls along with good responsiveness. There is Standard US keyboard with 10-key pad for easy typing facility.

Networking:

 

There is 10/100 Ethernet LAN for all wired connectivity need. Also, there is Wi-Fi Wireless networking through 802.11 b/g/n, and this is for all the wireless connectivity needs.

Battery:

This laptop is arranged with one 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack. This battery pack offers 6.05-hours unplugged life for the notebook.

Operating System:

This laptop comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.

Expansions:

This laptop comes with one memory card reader, two USB 2.0 ports, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.

Security:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 comes with HDD Recovery, Password Security, Toshiba Supervisor Password Utility and Security Cable Lock slot.

Warranty:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5133 is arranged with one-year standard warranty over parts, labor and battery.

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    September 11th, 2011 at 13:24 | #1

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