Toshiba Satellite CL45-C4330 Brushed Black 14” laptop is appropriate for those, who are looking for a inexpensive laptop and are not cynical about cloud computing, This type of laptop offers very less physical storage space and makes you rely heavily on cloud storage. Toshiba CL45-C4330 is installed with 32GB emmc and 2GB 1333Mhz memory. And a big part of the storage is occupied by Windows 10 operating system. As this laptop is powered by entry level Intel Celeron N2840 processor, thus, you can’t expect performance beyond basic computing. Typing documents and emailing won’t be an issue with this machine. However, CPU intensive tasks like photo and video editing are not possible in this machine. You can play some app games but latest PC gaming is ruled out. Even Minecraft wouldn’t run smoothly on this machine. You can’t expand storage or memory either. However, you can stream videos. Alternatively, you can consider Asus F555LA-AB31 which is integrated with 2.1GHz Intel core i3-5010u processor, 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive. This Windows 10 laptop costs more but it is worth buying. You get inbuilt optical drive (CD/DVD drive), good array of ports and connectivity features for instance you get wireless ac. Please note that Toshiba CL45-C4330 doesn’t come with CD/DVD drive. This laptop does not support wired connectivity and Wireless communication is limited to 802.11 b/g/n. Here is a brief review about the laptop.
Toshiba Satellite CL45-C4330 gets its power from Intel Celeron N2840 processor which works with 2.16GHz and, with the help of Intel burst technology, the frequency can rise up to 2.58GHz, if system needs. There is only 1MB of cache available. On the other hand, Intel core i3-5010u processor operates with fixed frequency of 2.1GHz. Architecturally, it is much advanced than Intel Celeron N2840. Core i3-5010u comes with hyperthreading technology which means 2 cores can work as 4 logical cores. This feature is missing in Celeron N2840 processor. Also, core i3-5010u has large processor cache. Cache memory matters as frequently access data is stored in cache. Core i3-5010u comes with better integrated graphics (Intel HD 5500) as well.
Toshiba CL45-C4330 comes with Intel HD graphics which is integrated graphics. Unlike Intel HD 5500, it is weak graphics. You can’t upgrade graphics. It comes with 32emmc and 2GB RAM. Neither of these features are further upgradable. If you comfortable with cloud based laptops, you can go for 64GB emmc version Acer Aspire AO1-431-C7F9 which comes with 1 year office subscription and 12 hours of battery life. It also offers 1TB of OneDrive storage.
Toshiba CL45-C4330 comes with 14” display panel, measured diagonally. The max resolution supported on this display is 1366 X 768P, which means it can play content in 720p resolution but not in 1080p. On the other hand, the display of Asus F555LA-AB31 offers 1920 X 1080p resolution which means you can view content in Full HD.
The sides of Model: CL45-C4330 are arranged with 2 USB (2.0) ports,1 USB 3.0, HDMI, and combo stereo speakers, Microphone input port/Headphone output port. The Ethernet LAN connectivity is missing. You have to rely on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for network connectivity. The 4 cell 45whr battery offers up to 7 hours of battery life.