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Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RD

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RDNotebook: Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RD (Satellite L655 Series)
Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 P960
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4250
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RD

Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5164RD Review
Source: Notebooks.com English
If you like the look of this notebook, you should look for the lower spec’d and better priced versions of the Toshiba Satellite L650 which can be found at Toshiba.com and on Amazon for under $500. These notebooks don’t have quad-core processors, but look to offer a better value.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2011
70% Toshiba Satellite L655-S5161RDX
Source: PC Mag English
Thanks to its bright red chassis, the Toshiba Satellite L655-S5161RDX is sure to be an attention grabber from a design standpoint. It also performed well in speed tests and impressed in integrated graphics and battery performance. What it lacks, though, is a good keyboard and mouse button experience, which is what you would get with the HP Pavilion dv6-6013cl and Acer Aspire AS5742-6475—for $50-$100 less.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
50% Toshiba Satellite L655D (S5164RD)
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Toshiba Satellite L655D is a good-looking laptop with a comfortable keyboard, good display, and some nice included software. While it handled web surfing, streaming video, and other everyday tasks just fine, its noisy fan was very distracting. Plus, at $649, the price is a bit high for just "okay" performance. The more stylish Samsung RF510 has a more powerful Core i5 processor and discrete graphics card, and is available online for the same price. If all you need is basic performance and are looking to save some cash, the MSI CR650, which lasts longer on a charge, is a better deal for $499. Ultimately, the Satellite L655D is a tough sell.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 50%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4250: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) for AMD processors with Avivo HD support and technically a higher clocked HD 4200.

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.


P960: Slow clocked quad core CPU for mid size laptops (due to the 25 W TDP). Single threaded applications and games suffer from the low core speed.» 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.

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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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-20 (Update: 2012-07-18)