• Unique, widescreen display
  • Excellent audio quality


  • Display colors seem muted; limited viewing angles
  • Keyboard lacks feedback; touchpad too sensitive

At A Glance

This elegant-looking laptop targets movie buffs, but it's not a good choice for productivity or gaming.

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.

Manufacturer’s Website

Toshiba Satellite U845W-S410 Ultrabook™

The Specs

Part Number PSU5RU-00Q003
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 1700.0 MHz
Cache size 3.0 KB
Processor count 2
Display size 14.4 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Drive 1 size 500.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 2 size 32.0 GB
Drive 2 type Solid-State Drive
Other storage
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
General Information
UPC Code 022265193273
Vendor Rated Battery life 9.05 hours
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Video Interfaces HDMI
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Memory size 6000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 10.0 GB
Width 14.5 inches
Depth 7.9 inches
Height 0.8 inches
Weight 3.7 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.3 pounds
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad (multitouch)


Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 130.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery Life 6:33   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 17.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 3414.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 11.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 559.1   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 439.3   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 236.1   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 203.7   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 156.2   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming Score 70.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 12.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 18.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 16.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 26.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 19.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 24.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 34.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 41.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 83.0
Working power usage 3.4   Watt hours
Idle power usage 9.2   Watts