Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 is 14 inch notebook powered by the Intel core i3-380M processor, which makes it a decent notebook for entry level as well as for moderate computing needs in home and office. The core i3-380M is a 2.53 GHz notebook which has been seen in many a recently launched notebook. It does not has the turbo boost, however, we have found it significantly outperforms other processors which are coming is entry level notebooks including Athlon ii P340 and the Pentium P6100 and P6200.
As part of the Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 Review we present the basic features of the notebook taken from the Toshiba’s site.
– Intel core i3-380M, 2.53 GHz, dual core, 3 MB Cache, Hyperthreading, no turbo boost – 4 MB RAM, 500 GB Hard Disk – 14 inch Screen, 1366 x 768 pixel resolution – 2 USB Ports and one USB / eSATA combo port – HDMI output – DVD drive – Graphics Engine – Mobile Intel graphics – Integrated webcam – Wired and wireless 802.11b/g/n networking Clearly, the notebook comes with everything that is needed in an entry level notebook. You should not find any performance lag, unless you need to run some program or application which need heavy computing.
The HDMI out put in Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 is really a nice feature to have, as, you can connect the notebook with HDTV with a single cable for a hassle free display of the notebook content on a TV. The Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 is moderately priced at $679.99. If you are in tight budget and performance computing is not your requirement you may like to look for some of the Inte’s Pentium P6100 based notebooks or the AMD’s dual core P340 based notebooks.
Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 Pros
– Has HDMI output
Toshiba Satellite L645-S4104 Cons – Slightly pricey – Not suitable for high end gaming