Pros

  • Very Inexpensive
  • A 17.3-inch screen

Cons

  • Mediocre A/V experience
  • Astoundingly slow Wi-Fi performance

At A Glance

This Toshiba might make a good kitchen PC, but beware of poor Wi-Fi support and the inferior display image.

Manufacturer’s Description

Make home movies, watch blockbuster flicks. Update your favourite social media sites, keep up your blog. You can also tackle the family budget. Catch up on work. Build photo albums and playlists. Game away. Or get a great education. You can do it all in style with Satellite L555-S7916 Notebook.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSLN0U-00T00E
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.76 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WSXGA
Screen Resolution 1600 x 900
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 883974252558
Manufacturer Part Number PSLN0U-00T00E
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite L555-S7916 Notebook
Marketing Information

Make home movies, watch blockbuster flicks. Update your favourite social media sites, keep up your blog. You can also tackle the family budget. Catch up on work. Build photo albums and playlists. Game away. Or get a great education. You can do it all in style with Satellite L555-S7916 Notebook.

Product Model L555-S7916
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series L555
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Standard Memory 3 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite L555-S7916 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wi-Fi Link 5100
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.6"
    Width 16.4"
    Depth 10.7"
    Color Graphite Gray
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T6500
    Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GM45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1
    Operating System Architecture 32-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 81.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
    Battery
    Battery Life 3:32:43 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 371.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 273.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 457.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 563.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 254.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 510.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 232.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 9.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 7.74   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 8.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 6.46   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 5.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 415.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0