Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7049 Review – Turion ii P540 laptop
Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7049 laptop is a perfect desktop replacement notebook. Its widescreen display of size 17.3-inches along with its Blu-ray drive is making it a perfect entertainment and games laptop. Though, this laptop is very well equipped with Blu-ray, bigger screen and some other special features, it is still comes under budget laptop through its price. This laptop weighs 6.61 lbs and the color is Fusion Finish in Helios Black.
This laptop is arranged with AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P540. This processor is a dual-core developed basing on the similar architecture of desktop Athlon II CPUs. This processor communicates with the chipset through the high speed differential Hyper Transport Bus. This processor’s two cores are integrated well with DDR3 memory controller and this is offering perfect performance to the processor. This integration is the major reason to keep the AMD Turion ii P540 special over the other similarly clocked Intel Core 2 processors. The major positive factor with this integration is its lower memory latency which will improve the performance of the processor. Lacking of this kind of integration will demand more Cache memory for a processor. This processor’s Cache memory is just 2 MB of Level 2. There is another important plus with this Turion ii P540. Its TDP rating of 25 Watts allow the laptop to work at low power and in turn result into high battery life for the laptop.
Let us see the each and every inside detail of this Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7049:
This laptop runs on AMD Turion ii Dual-core Processor P540, a dual core processor at 2.40 GHz..
System Memory and hard drive:
This laptop is arranged with 4 GB DDR3 RAM and arranged in two slots. There is a possibility to expand this RAM up to 8 GB.
Its hard drive is 320GB capacity HDD which runs at 5400rpm. This hard drive is capable enough to store huge data for a user.
This laptop comes with the latest ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 Graphics Engine. This graphics engine has 256MB-1917MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.
This laptop’s screen size is 17.3-inches widescreen. The display is of HD TruBrite LED Backlit with 1600 x 900 pixels capacity. Its aspect ratio is 16:9 and capable to support 720p content too.
Its optical drive is a Blu-ray Disc ROM and DVD SuperMulti drive with a capacity to Write and read. This can support up to 12 formats successfully.
This laptop comes with a built-in webcam and microphone. This webcam is located at LCD bezel for the easy video chats over the internet. This laptop is also arranged with built-in standard stereo speakers for the decent audio reception.
This laptop has Wireless LAN as Wi-Fi Wireless networking 802.11 b/g/n. For wired networking, LAN is arranged with Ethernet LAN 10/100.
In Put Devices:
Touch pad and keyboard are arranged as in put devices for this laptop. The keyboard is a full keyboard of Standard US keyboard with 10key pad (black). Usage of this keyboard is quite comfortable. Touch pad is arranged as pointing device with multi touch control. This touch pad has on/off feature for the comfortable usage and to avoid wrong in puts.
Protection and security:
Toshiba arranged few security options for this laptop as Security Cable Lock Slot, Password security, Toshiba Supervisor Password Utility and HDD recovery.
Power & Battery:
This laptop’s power adapter is of 65W (19V 3.42A) with Autosensing capavity along with 100-240V /50-60Hz input.
Its battery is one 6-cell lithium-ion make of capacity 48Wh. This battery offers up to 3.77-hours battery back up for the laptop.
This laptop is arranged with two numbers of USB 2.0 ports and one eSATA/USB combo port. It has one Memory Card reader. There is no PC Express Slot and no Smart Card reader slot too. There is one HDMI output port, one microphone jack (mono) and one Headphone jack (stereo). There is a no VGA port for this laptop.
This laptop comes with one year part and labor warranty along with one year battery warranty.
This laptop can run on any operating system for a buyer. This laptop is supplied with genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.