Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155Notebook: Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155 (Satellite L655 Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium P6200
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155

60% Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155
Source: PC Mag English
The Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155 is a good budget desktop replacement laptop for fulfilling basic computing needs, but anything beyond that is asking too much. For another $50, the Editors' Choice, the Sony VAIO VPC-EB33FM/BJ ($629.99 list, 4.5 stars) gives you a more generous selection of ports, WiDi and WiMax connectivity options, and better performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

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.


P6200: The Pentium P6200 is an entry level CPU based on the Arrandale core. Compared to the Core i3-330M it does not feature HyperThreading leading to a slower multi-threaded performance.» 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.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 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.

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


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)