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Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5152 Review

January 23rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


Toshiba renewed its L655 series with a number of new releases and the Satellite L655-S5152 is one of them. Toshiba suggests the MSRP price at $549 ( at the time of writing) in its website, making it come into the category of entry level notebook. The Toshiba Satellite L655-S5152 is powered by AMD’s Athlon ii P340, a 2.3 GHz dual core processor. The notebook comes with 4 GB of RAM and 3200 GB of Hard disk. This notebook has almost everything required for home computing, including a webcam and support for wired and wireless networking, though it does not come with HDMI connector.

As part of the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5152 Review we present key features taken from the complete specification on Toshiba’s website. Here is it

– AMD Athlon ii P340 dual core 2.3 GHz processor
– 4 GB DDR3 RAM, 320 GB Hard Disk
– 15.6 inch LCD screen, 1366 x 768 resolution
– 2 USB 2.0 port, one combo USB / eSATA port
– Integrated webcam alongwith microphone
– Wired and Wireless Ethernet
– Memory Card Reader

And what it does not come with
– There is no HDMI output
– No bluetooth Support


Toshiba Satellite L655-S5152 can best be described as an entry level notebook. It may be worthwhile to take a look at the individual components of the Toshiba Satellite L655-S5152.

Processor

The Athlon ii P340, that powers the Toshiba Satellite L655-S5152 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 . However, the processor is inferior to the similarly clocked core i3 processor. The computing power should be good enough for home and office computing environment.

Hard Disk and RAM

The Toshiba Satellite L655-S5145 comes with 4 GB RAM. The Hard disk is 320 GB

Display

The Toshiba L655-S5152 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 moderate graphics games at lower resolution.

Other Features of Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5152

The Toshiba L655-S5152 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 also comes with integrated webcam.

Bottomline

The Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5152 is a decent notebook suitable for your entry level computing environment if you can do without the HDMI . It is moderately priced and has decent performance.

The Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5152 is priced at $549 according to the MSRP. This is a price commensurate to its performance. If you are looking for a lower cost, you may like to check Toshiba Satellite L655-S5149, which has similar specification slightly lower price tag of $469. The S5149 does not has webcam though.

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  1. September 15th, 2011 at 17:38 | #1

    is very naice