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Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5145 Review

January 23rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Satellite L655D-S5145 is one of the lowest cost notebook in the 15.6 inch L655D series from Toshiba. Priced at $469 ( MSRP price according to Toshiba), the Satellite L655D-S5145 has Dual core P340 processor from AMD’s Athlon ii, that is clocked at 2.3 GHz. In order to keep the cost down, Toshiba does not give the HDMI output, and does not has webcam but does give the 4 GB RAM ( some other low cost L655D notebooks come with only 3 GB RAM) and has 500 GB hard disk.

As part of the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5145 Review, we are presenting the most important parameters of the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5145, that makes up this notebook.

– AMD’s Athlon ii P340, dual core, 2.3 GHz processor

– 4 GB RAM, 500 GB RAM

– Wired and wireless networking

– DVD drive

-2 USB 2.0 , one USB / eSATA combo

The notebook can be perfect for and entry level office work, provided you do not use or do not plan to use the webcam in the notebook.  Additionally it does not has the HDMI output. You do not used these features on a daily basis, and therefore, the notebook can be a good buy if you are a cost contious customer.

Here are the details of the individual components of the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5145.

Processor

The Athlon ii P340, that powers the Toshiba Satellite L655-S5145 is a two core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz. The Athlon ii P340 can be classified as an entry level dual core processor. Its performance should come in the range of similarly clocked Inte core 2 processors . Hwever, the processor is inferior to the similarly clocked core i3 processor. Nonetheless the computing power should be god enough for home and office computing environment.

Hard Disk and RAM

The Toshiba Satellite L655-S5145 comes with $ GB RAM. The Hard disk is ample 500 GB.

Display

The Toshiba L655-S5145 comes with 15.6 inch screen at 1366 x 768 screen resolution. The graphics is driven by ATI Radeon 4250 which gives you decent performance in the entry level to mderate graphics games at lower resolution.

Other Features

The Toshiba L655-S5148 comes with other features common in most notebooks that come today. It has wired and wireless networking and 2 USB 2.0 connectors. The Toshiba L655-S5148 does not come with webcam.

Bottomline

The Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5145 is a decent notebook suitable for your entry level computing environment if you can do without the HDMI and the webcam. It is inexpensively priced and has decent performance.

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