Pros

  • Decent gaming frame rates
  • Good everyday performer

Cons

  • Annoyingly bright power button light
  • Only 10/100 ethernet

At A Glance

Like an unmarked highway patrol car, this all-purpose laptop's unassuming looks belie its power.

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 PSMPPU-00101U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.75 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
VGA 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
Switchable Graphics Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce GT 525M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology GDDR3 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 883974785025
Manufacturer Part Number PSMPPU-00101U
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite M645-S4118X 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 M645-S4118X
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series M645
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card, miniSD Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Standard Memory 6 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite M645-S4118X Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.4"
Width 13.3"
Depth 9"
Weight (Approximate) 86.4 oz
Color Charcoal
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2410M
Processor Speed 2.30 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM65 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 117.0
Battery
Battery Life 4:24   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 226.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 360.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 330.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 376.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 198.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 333.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 116.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 91.84   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 90.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 75.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 12.8   Watts
Sleep power usage 1.2   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.9   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 274.0