Pros

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Very good multitouch touchpad

Cons

  • Limited port configuration
  • SSD only for system use

At A Glance

The Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 is a thin, light, affordable system that will work well for business users on the go.

Manufacturer’s Description

Designed for great everyday performance, Satellite range products are affordable but serve up the power, features and portability that even the most demanding home users require. You can buy Satellite products through an extensive network of high street and online retailers.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSU4SU-007002
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 7.88 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode HD
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model HD 4000
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.65 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity 32 GB
Optical Drive Type No
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 022265196960
Manufacturer Part Number PSU4SU-007002
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite U845-S406 Notebook
Marketing Information

Designed for great everyday performance, Satellite range products are affordable but serve up the power, features and portability that even the most demanding home users require. You can buy Satellite products through an extensive network of high street and online retailers.

Product Model U845-S406
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series U845
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD Card, microSD Card, microSDHC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
Standard Memory 6 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite U845-S406 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 4.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 0.8"
Width 13.5"
Depth 9.1"
Weight (Approximate) 65.6 oz
Color Sky Silver Brushed Aluminum
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-3317U
Processor Speed 1.70 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM77 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium with SP1
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type ClickPad
TouchPad Features Multi-touch Gesture

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 127.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 6:00   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 17.3   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 3135.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 11.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 563.1   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 433.8   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 237.8   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 203.7   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 156.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Gaming Score 70.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 12.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 18.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 17.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 26.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 19.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 24.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 35.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 42.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 83.0
Working power usage 3.5   Watt hours
Idle power usage 10.0   Watts