Pros

  • Good hard-drive capacity
  • Low cost

Cons

  • Video playback quality subpar
  • Terrible speakers

At A Glance

Toshiba's L645D clearly aims for the hearts of budget laptop buyers, but some of the compromises it makes to hit its low price may be too severe.

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 PSK0QU00X001
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.80 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon HD 4250
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.87 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 883974508266
Manufacturer Part Number PSK0QU00X001
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite L645D-S4036 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 L645D-S4036
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series L645D
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD Card, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite L645D-S4036 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 13.3"
    Depth 9.1"
    Weight (Approximate) 79.68 oz
    Color Helios Black
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Phenom II
    Processor Model P820
    Processor Speed 1.80 GHz
    Processor Core Triple-core (3 Core)
    Cache 1.50 MB
    Chipset Manufacturer AMD
    Chipset Model M880G
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 76.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 2:55   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 436.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 420.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 355.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 710.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 461.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 729.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 312.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 338.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 28.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 20.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 24.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 17.66   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 472.0