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Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130Notebook: Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130 (Satellite C655 Series)
Processor: AMD E-Series E-240
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 50%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130

60% Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130
Source: PC Mag English
The Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130 laptop has all the limitations of a netbook, like weak processing power and few connectivity ports for peripherals, without the benefits of a netbook's portability and all-day battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
50% Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130
Source: CNet English
There's a common conception in laptop purchasing that the best values to be had on the bottom end tend to lie in the "doorbuster" 15-incher. While the Toshiba Satellite C655-S5130 cracks the $400 barrier for an affordable 15-inch laptop, this particular AMD Fusion-powered laptop underperforms and underdelivers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 50% performance: 50% mobility: 80%
70% Toshiba Satellite C655D (S5130)
Source: Laptop Mag English
It helps to think of the Toshiba Satellite C655D more as a big netbook than a well-rounded mainstream notebook. At $398 (currently $378 at Walmart), it costs the same as many of those higher-end 10-inch systems, yet it offers a much larger screen and better graphics. Still, consumers must temper their expectations. Even though it has a 15-inch screen, you can't expect it to perform like similarly sized notebooks that cost $150 more. But if you're looking for a very basic laptop and a 10-inch screen is too small for you, the C655D is a pretty good deal.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


E-240: Low power single core processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is a about 1/3 faster than a similar clocked Atom processor and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.5 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

Toshiba reviews


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» HP 2000-2b19wm
E-Series E-300
» Sony Vaio VPC-EL1E1E/B
E-Series E-350
» Lenovo G575-M5233GE
E-Series E-350
» Acer Aspire 5253-BZ661
E-Series E-350
» Lenovo G575-4383
E-Series E-350
» Acer Aspire 5253-BZ480
E-Series E-350
» Gateway NV51B05u
E-Series E-350
» MSI CR650
E-Series E-350
» Acer Aspire 5253-BZ602
E-Series E-350

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo IdeaPad S206-M89A6UK
E-Series E-300, 11.6", 1.3 kg
» Samsung 305U1A-A02DE
E-Series E-450, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» HP Pavilion dm1-3200sa
E-Series E-350, 11.6", 1.6 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X130e
E-Series E-300, 11.6", 1.8 kg
» HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr
E-Series E-350, 11.6", 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220GR
E-Series E-350, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220WH
E-Series E-350, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Samsung 305U1A-A02
E-Series E-350, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220RD
E-Series E-350, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S205-1038
E-Series E-350, 11.6", 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)