Pros

  • Attractively designed

Cons

  • Difficult-to-use mouse buttons

At A Glance

Handsome 14-inch wide-screen notebook boasts a peacock-blue lid but has cramped mouse buttons.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Satellite M55-S325 Notebook is practical and exciting all at once. It features a lightning-fast Intel Pentium M Processor to increase your productivity, wireless capability to keep you working on the go and an ultra-lightweight chassis, its everything you need from a high-performance notebook. But its not all work. The Satellite M55-S325 also features a DVD SuperMulti Drive, an enormous 100GB hard drive and a wide-view 14" diagonal WXGA display with TruBrite technology. Its everything you want it to be.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSM50U-01Z00W
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4300 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.52 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 15:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 100 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PSM50U-01Z00W
UPC Code 032017347229
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite M55-S325 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Satellite M55-S325 Notebook is practical and exciting all at once. It features a lightning-fast Intel Pentium M Processor to increase your productivity, wireless capability to keep you working on the go and an ultra-lightweight chassis, its everything you need from a high-performance notebook. But its not all work. The Satellite M55-S325 also features a DVD SuperMulti Drive, an enormous 100GB hard drive and a wide-view 14" diagonal WXGA display with TruBrite technology. Its everything you want it to be.

Product Model M55-S325
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series M55
Memory
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 1.50 GB
Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR333/PC2700
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite M55-S325 Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Additional Information

    Onboard Memory:

  • 512MB
  • Multimedia Features:

  • Full Duplex Support
  • Direct 3D Sound
  • DirectSound
  • Direct Music
  • MIDI (playback) Support
  • Sound Volume Control Dial
  • Flash Memory Card Slot Supports:

  • Secure Digital
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Pro
  • xD picture card
  • MultiMediaCard
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 2200BG
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 13.5"
    Depth 9.5"
    Weight (Approximate) 84.8 oz
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Pentium M
    Processor Model 740
    Processor Speed 1.73 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 533 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 915GM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows XP Home with SP2
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

    Performance

    Battery
    Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:08   (hh:mm)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 43.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 61.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 39.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 40.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 816.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Good
    World Bench 5 Score 78.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 725.0
    Ahead Nero 805.0
    Windows Media Encoder 488.0
    WinZip 471.0
    Adobe Premiere 553.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 536.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 609.0
    Roxio VideoWave 465.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 454.0
    Adobe Photoshop 383.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 458.0
    Microsoft Office XP 586.0