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Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 Review

August 20th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

A couple of years back you could not expect a decent laptop or notebook within $500-$600 price range. Thanks to the, technology, today many notebook manufacturing companies have come forward and have offered  affordable notebook which suits your budget. Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 is one such notebook which performs your entire requirement and it is easy to carry as well; it wouldn’t burning hole in your pocket.  The Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 is however,   not exclusively gaming Laptop or notebook. Let us see what it can perform.

Specification of  Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036

The L645D-S4036 notebook or laptop comes with AMD Phenom II Processor P820, a   triple core processor. The benefit of Phenom II P820 the processor include  low energy consumption and  integrated memory controller system. The Phenom II 820  communicates  directly with memory that makes the system faster. However, lack  of L3 cache, very small L2 and very lower frequency make this laptop unsuitable for high demanding processes.

The size of LED backlit screen of the satellite L645D is 14”.  It is widescreen with a resolution of 1366*768 in 16:9 and supports high definition content

The Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 comes with AMD ATI Radeon HD 4250 which is comparable with Intel GMA 4500MHD. Both the graphics are entry level graphics but able to decode high definition content. ATI Radeon HD 4250 can decode HD content and you can watch high definition movies at HD environment. The ATI Radeon HD 4250 card shares dynamically the system memory up to 1917 MB. You can play old games in low settings but couldn’t able to play crysis. The system consumes system memory this is one of the main reason why Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 is not for hardcore gamer.

It offers 320GB Hard drive space and HDD comes with frequency of 5,400 rpm. The memory include 4GB DDR3 RAM.

The satellite L645D-S4036 offers multiple connectivity features like DVD writer, 3 USB 2.0 Ports including one eSATA combo, Memory card reader ( SD, MMC, SDHC ), VGA output along with common ports like headphone jack mic in. The laptop comprises of inbuilt webcam. Networking supported by wi-fi 802.11b/g/n and 10/100 Ethernet LAN for wired networking

Audio is supported by Dolby Advanced Audio

The laptop comes with 6 Cell batteries with avg battery life i.e 3.5 hours. However, it depends upon usage and settings of the laptop.

Speaking about exterior of the laptop, Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 comes with elegant cover which is helios black and has fusion finish. The Sleek and slim machine weighs only 4.98 pounds.

Pros of Toshiba satellite L645D-S4056.

The laptop incorporates good number of features from price point of view.

The laptop provide HD definition support

Advance Dolby Audio

Cons

No HDMI

No Bluetooth

Avg battery life

Bottom line

Though lacking of HDMI, Bluetooth in Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4036 are noticeable cons, especially if you are mobile person. However from price point of view and features like 14” HD screen, Dolby Advanced sound make it good home computer as well as multimedia computer.

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