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Toshiba Satellite U945 Series

Toshiba Satellite U945-S4380Processor: Intel Core i3 3217U, Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch
Weight: 1.9kg, 2kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390Notebook: Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390 review
Source: IT Reviews English
The Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390 is a reasonably priced Windows 8-equipped ultrabook with some nifty features to boot, but better options are out there. The Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390 is a decent choice for anyone in the market for a reasonably priced Windows 8-equipped ultrabook. It doesn’t shirk on overall performance or useful features like USB 3.0 connectivity, Intel’s Wireless Display technology, and a full-size HDMI port.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390
Source: PC Mag English
The Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390 sports a reasonable price tag for an ultrabook without skimping on useful features like WiDi and USB 3.0 connectivity. Still, more compelling options exist. For $100 less, the Editors' Choice Asus VivoBook S400CA-UH51 is a better value since it sports a touch screen. For $100 more, the Toshiba Portege Z935-S4390, our Editors' Choice for mainstream ultrabooks, delivers more firepower and a sleek aluminum chassis. Wedged between these two stellar Editors' Choices, the Satellite U945-S4390 doesn't shine as brightly as it would have otherwise. That said, though, it remains a decent option for anyone on the market for a Windows 8-equipped ultrabook who doesn't place a priority on touch capability.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Windows 8: первый взгляд на лэптопы Toshiba Satellite U945 и P845t
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Modest specifications; extremely pleasant; comfortable design. Negative: Thick and the weight very close to the upper limit of Intel for ultrabook; none IPS display with low resolution.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/15/2012

 

Toshiba Satellite U945-S4380

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite U945-S4380Notebook: Toshiba Satellite U945-S4380
Processor: Intel Core i3 3217U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite U945-S4380 (Model)

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

 

60% Toshiba Satellite U945-S4380 14-inch
Source: Comp Reviews English
Toshiba has made their 14-inch ultrabook even more affordable with their second revision. To achieve this, they did sacrifice some of the metal exterior which doesn't really impact the feel of the laptop but in the process also reduced the battery size. They did make a number of improvements however including better storage performance and two USB 3.0 ports instead of one.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Comment

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

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

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


Intel Core i5:

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

Intel Core i3:

3217U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.8 GHz (no Turbo Boost) and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

2 kg:


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, 2012-12-18 (Update: 2012-12-18)