|Screen Size||14 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1366 x 768 pixels|
|Max Screen Resolution||1366 x 768 pixels|
|Processor||2.4 GHz Intel Core i5|
|RAM||4 GB DDR3|
|Memory Speed||1066 MHz|
|Hard Drive||500 GB Serial ATA hard disk drive|
|Graphics Coprocessor||NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M w/NVIDIA Optimus Technology|
|Card Description||GeForce GT 330M|
|Graphics Card Ram Size||1024 MB|
|Wireless Type||802.11 B/G, 802.11bgn, 802.11B|
|Number of USB 2.0 Ports||2|
|Average Battery Life (in hours)||5 hours|
Toshiba Satellite M645-S4055 LED TruBrite 14-Inch Laptop (Black)
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- 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-450M dual-core processor
- 4 GB DDR3 memory
- 500 GB SATA hard drive, DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash® supporting 11 formats
- 14-inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED-backlit display, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330 with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 5 hours of battery life
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ASUS over Toshiba:
Longer battery life, 8 cell vs 6 cell on the Toshiba
USB 3.0 - currently don't have a use but good for the future
WiDi - I currently don't have a use for it
Bamboo finish - very nice looking, would look great just sitting on the end table!Read more ›
That said, I ran 3dMark06 on this, and got a score of around 5000 or so, can't remember exactly (~14-34 FPS at Proxycon, ~12-22 at Firefly, ~7-32 at Canyon, ~15-25 at Frost, something like that).
Final Fantasy IVX's official benchmarking program gave this a ~760 out of 8000 at 1280x720 resolution. Comparatively my PC got around ~1800 at same resolution. Those are both really poor scores, but then again I don't really have time to play much PC games these days.
Previous reviews have been comparing this laptop to the Asus' new Bamboo ASUS U43JC-X1 14-Inch Bamboo Laptop (10 Hours of Battery Life), but I'll compare to what I considered while still browsing for laptops ASUS Republic of Gamers G51JX-X3 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop (Blue), This was 1,100 two months ago, but has dropped their price to as low as 1,000 every now and then.Read more ›
Best features: i5-450M processor, Nvidia 1gb GT330M, 4gb RAM (8gb expandable), Harman/Kardon Speakers, and Backlit Keyboard!
Like other reviewers I wanted a good quality, powerful, and lightweight laptop. This Toshiba M645-S4055 really had the best bang for the buck when compared to the competition.
Sure you pay a bit more for the Toshiba, but really having owned HP's in the past, I can say thatToshiba is the best PC maker, they are probably the only PC maker that can compete with Apple for build quality.
I compared this 14" to the ASUS bamboo 14" and although now Amazon gives your the $150 gift card with the ASUS, I still think this Laptop will be better in the long run. I checked out the ASUS at bestbuy to visually get a hand on the Bamboo covering, for sure its nice and I almost purchased it. But the bamboo finish felt cheaper and shows finger prints easily.
The Toshiba is better in these select but important categories:
Quality Build: The Laptop feels solid and high quality, the Fusion finish is cool and solid.
Keyboard: Backlit LED lighting (now that I have this, I can't be without it)
Graphics: Nvidia 1gb discrete and switchable graphics (GT 330M vs. 310M, the Toshiba graphics are faster).
RAM: 4gb, but most importantly expandable to 8gb (ASUS is 4gb max)
CD/DVD: The load drive is a slot not a carrier you have to pull out, this design is much better.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I love the new computer! Its pretty amazing for the price point and i love the specs on it. Pretty good for playing games that aren't too intensive.Published on April 17, 2014 by Shivam Patel
I use my M645 daily as my main computer, as I don't have a desktop computer. I am enjoying using it quite a bit.
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I looked around for a while before purchasing this computer. This is the 3rd Toshiba I have purchased and I am satisfied so far. Read morePublished on October 23, 2010
I've been using this laptop for over a month now and I absolutely love it!!
- Great performance/price ratio!! Read more
Toshiba manufactures the M645-S4050 exclusively for Best Buy, the everyday price is $720. It is identical to this laptop in every respect except for 3 items. Read morePublished on October 1, 2010 by KP
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