Pros

  • Good overall performance
  • Very good frame rates in games

Cons

  • Branding apps need trimming
  • Keyboard backlighting lacks a dimmer

At A Glance

Above-average sound, performance, and gaming highlight this otherwise staid midsize laptop.

Manufacturer’s Description

Want a laptop designed to deliver no-compromise multimedia and multitasking while you're on the go? Gear up with our 25th Anniversary Edition Satellite M640 laptop series. Proving that big things really do come in small packages, this compact, performance-driven PC is well-suited for rich multimedia.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSMPMU-00G001
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
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 NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce GT330M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology GDDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Semi-shared
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PSMPMU-00G001
UPC Code 883974508297
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite M645-S4055 Notebook PC
Marketing Information

Want a laptop designed to deliver no-compromise multimedia and multitasking while you're on the go? Gear up with our 25th Anniversary Edition Satellite M640 laptop series. Proving that big things really do come in small packages, this compact, performance-driven PC is well-suited for rich multimedia.

Product Model M645-S4055
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series M645
Memory
Memory Card Supported xD-Picture Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), miniSD Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
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 M645-S4055 Notebook PC
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.4"
Width 13.3"
Depth 9"
Color Charcoal
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-450M
Processor Speed 2.40 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM55 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 104.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:27   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 263.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 351.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 206.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 414.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 403.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 440.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 225.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 372.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 200.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 93.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 78.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 67.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 62.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 313.0