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Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134 Laptop Review

February 24th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Nowadays, everyone looks for a laptop that is affordable, having long battery life and light in weight. If these are the qualities you’re looking for in your laptop, then your search is end with Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134 laptop. This laptop is priced low, comes with a weight just 5.5 lbs and offers 6.05-hours unplugged life. The secret behind the light weight and longer battery life is AMD’s latest FUSION technology. This laptop is powered through AMD E-Series E-240 processor. This processor is the result of AMD’s latest FUSION technology, which offers thin and low priced processor for the notebooks. The specs of the system not ended at here, it has 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB hard drive, optical drive, AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, built-in standard stereo speakers and many more. This is a chance for everyone to grab an inexpensive laptop with all the needed features for the current day computing needs.

Inside Details of AMD Zacate Series E-240 APU:

This AMD E Series E-240 APU that powers Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134 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-S5134 Pros:

  • AMD E-Series E-240 processor is definitely a great advantage with this machine.
  • Light in weight with 5.5 lbs.
  • Decent battery backup with 6.05-hours.
  • It has optical drive.
  • It has AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics.
  • Decent stylish looks.

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134 Cons:

  • No webcam.
  • Not suitable for gaming.

Specifications:

Processor:

This machine is powered through AMD E-Series E-240 Processor. This processor is clocked at 1.5 GHZ and it is a single core processor. It has 512 KB of L2 cache.

 

System memory and hard drive:

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134  comes with 2GB capacity DDR3 RAM. It has 320 GB capacity hard drive. This is a HDD and spins at 5400 rpm.

Display and Graphics:

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

 

It has AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics with 384MB-947MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory. It can support MicrosoftX11 too.

 

Optical Drive:

 

This laptop comes with one SuperMulti DVD burner. This can read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats with double-layer support.

 

Audio:

 

This laptop got built-in standard stereo speakers.

 

Networking:

 

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134  is arranged with 10/100 Ethernet LAN to meet all the wired connectivity needs effectively.

There is Wi-Fi Wireless networking adapter 802.11 b/g/n to meet all the wireless connectivity needs.

 

Input Devices:

 

It has standard US keyboard with 10-key numeric pad. It is in full-size and comfortable to use.

 

There is a touch pad with multi touch support and got ON/OFF buttons to avoid wrong inputs.

 

Battery:

 

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134  is arranged with one 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack. This battery pack offers 6.05-hours unplugged life to the machine.

 

Additional Ports:

 

There is one Memory Card reader, two USB 2.0 ports, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.

 

Operating System:

 

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

 

Warranty:

 

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5134 comes with one-year standard limited warranty over parts, labor and battery.

 

 

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