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Toshiba Satellite M645 Series

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 450M, Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000, NVIDIA GeForce 310M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Display: 14.0 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.7kg
Price: 800, 900, 1100 euro
Average Score: 73.82% - average
Average of 11 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 85%, features: 79%, display: - %
mobility: 57%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

 

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4050

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4050Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M645-S4050
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4030
Source: CNet English
If you were to look for the definition of "perfectly average laptop," you'd probably find a picture of the Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4030.  The Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4030 is a decent all-around budget laptop. However, with its short battery life and cheaper options available from the competition, it's not an overly impressive deal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2010
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 70% features: 60% mobility: 40%
Toshiba Satellite M645 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Toshiba Satellite M645 is an impressive 14-inch notebook with a nearly perfect balance of everything you want in a back-to-school laptop. Starting configurations priced at just $720 make this notebook a very good value. This higher-end configuration, priced at $1,050, is a little more expensive than we prefer (we'd like to see it for less than $1,000). Still, Toshiba offers a lot of notebook for a fair price in this package. The only two areas where the Satellite M645 failed to meet or exceed our expectations were screen lid protection and hard drive performance. Since this laptop was clearly designed with students in mind, we want to see a durable lid (students aren't always careful with laptops). The slow hard drive probably won't be an issue for the overwhelming majority of users, but if you want to get the best possible performance from this laptop it really needs a faster drive. Bottom line, despite a few minor issues, the Toshiba Satellite M645 makes a great choice for students who are looking for a 14-inch laptop and want the "best bang for their buck."
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/29/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% ergonomy: 80%
74% Đánh giá chi tiết Toshiba Satellite M645
Source: Voz.vn VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

70% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055
Source: CNet English

Toshiba makes laptops like Volvo makes cars: sturdy, well-featured, but not always inspiring. Midsized Toshiba Satellite laptops tend to blend together in terms of design, and the Satellite M645-S4055 falls into that camp. The Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055 has a great combination of audio/video quality and fast graphics, but its short battery life compromises the equation on what's otherwise a rock-solid midrange laptop.


Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 90% features: 80% mobility: 80%
Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055
Source: PC World English
Above-average sound, performance, and gaming highlight this otherwise staid midsize laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2010
Rating: performance: 84% features: 82%
Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055
Source: PC World English
Above-average sound, performance, and gaming highlight this otherwise staid midsize laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2010
Rating: performance: 84% features: 82%
90% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055
Source: Computer Shopper English
Toshiba claims that its new series of Satellite M645 14-inch laptops provide “do-everything performance” and are “perfect for mobile multimedia.” We can’t speak for the entire line—which starts at $729.99—but the $1,049.99 Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055 we looked at meets Toshiba’s bold claims. The Satellite M645-S4055 delivers performance power and mobile multimedia moxie in a stylish-looking laptop that costs just over a grand.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite M645-S4080 (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080
Source: PC Mag English

While the Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080 packs a lot of power, it ignored other things that make a successful mainstream laptop.


Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118XNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite M645-S4118X (Model)

Average Score: 75.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X 14-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Toshiba's Satellite M645-S4118X is a decent overall multimedia system especially for its slightly smaller dimensions. The problem is that it falls a bit short of similarly priced competition when it comes to the display or the graphics system. The company either needs to boost features to be more competitive or drop the price to better reflect its true value.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Source: Techreview Source English
Battery life is about on average with other comparable laptops. Expect to get about 4:30-5 hours of battery life depending on your usage.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Source: PC World English
It's not going to turn heads, even in a sedate boardroom environment, but the Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X lets you get your work done quicker than most of the high-fashion alternatives. That means you can get on with your life, or if you prefer, wreak havoc on digital opponents with its exceptional gaming abilities.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/17/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
88% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Source: Computer Shopper English
In notebook design, if you don't want to go thinner and lighter, you have only one other option if you don't want to built a fatter laptop: Stay the same size and just cram more in. A wide-ranging feature set and strong performance set this $1,099 thin-and-light notebook apart. You can’t find a better all-around 14-inch laptop for this size and price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 88%
Toshiba Satellite M645: The Steady March of Progress
Source: AnandTech English
I think the most frustrating thing about reviewing the Toshiba Satellite M645 was that I wanted it to succeed and instead came away thinking about what might have been. This isn't a bad notebook by any stretch of the imagination: it runs cool and quiet, has USB 3.0 connectivity, and sports switchable graphics in a 14-inch chassis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2011
70% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X
Source: CNet English
There might be nothing more disappointing as a product that approaches perfection, only to be undone by one key failure. The Toshiba Satellite M645-S4118X has a killer combination of Blu-ray, high-end graphics, and a fast processor at a price slightly north of $1,000, but poor battery life is the Achilles' heel on what would otherwise be an ideal 14-inch laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 90% mobility: 50%
Đánh giá chi tiết TOSHIBA Satellite M645 Sandy Bridge
Source: Voz.vn VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2011

 

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116
Source: PC Mag English
Its lack of gaming credibility and robust battery life aside, the Toshiba Satellite M645-S4116 competes well with other similarly priced models such as the Editors' Choice Asus U41JF-A1 and the HP Envy 14-1210NR. As long as you plan to restrict your use of the M645-S4116 to productivity applications, and you never need to stray into more demanding graphics territory, this laptop should suit you admirably.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M: Based on the GeForce GT 425M with slightly higher core clock speeds.

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


Intel Core i5:

450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.

460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).


14.0: 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


2.4 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.

2.7 kg:


73.82%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)