Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5106 Review

Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5106 strikes a fine balance between performance and features, at an affordable price of approx. $400. It is well suited for home offices, students and small businesses, which look for more than day to day computing. Installed with quad core AMD A6-3420M APU and 4GB memory, Satellite L755D-S5106 allows users to edit photos, videos and watch HD videos seamlessly. Here are more details about its performance and specs:

Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5106 comes with 1.5 GHz APU with auto overclock up to 2.4GHz, depending upon the number of active cores.  AMD Radeon HD 6520G graphics, integrated with A6-3420M APU, offers little more performance than Intel HD 3000 graphics. However, the CPU core of the A6-3420M is not as powerful as Core i5-2450M. Gaming would be a better experience on AMD Quad-Core A6-3420M APU though, since a lot of games are not CPU dependent. Games like call of duty Black ops, need for speed the run, resident evil 5, GTA IV can be played in low to medium details on this laptop.

Toshiba L755D-S5106 comes with 4GB DDR3 native memory which can be expanded up to 8GB. It offers 500GB hard drive which comes preinstalled with Windows 7 home premium 64 bit operating system. The hard drive has standard 5,400 rpm speed.

15.6” standard display, measured diagonally, features LED-backlit TFT display and supports high definition playback up to 720p. Maximum video resolution supported on the display is 1366 by 768 pixels.

Though it is budget laptop, still, it offers HDMI port and a webcam. The HDMI output lets you watch your favorite HD contents on big screen HDTV or HD monitor.

Satellite L755D-S5106 offers 3 USB 2.0 ports, DVD burner and digital media card reader that supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, miniSD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and MultiMediaCard formats. The keyboard consists of dedicated numeric Keypad.

For networking, it offers advantages of both, Fast Ethernet and Wireless 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi. Wireless networking features enable you hassle free connectivity to internet. There is no Bluetooth support though.

The battery life is expected up to 5 hours 26mins.

Pros of Satellite L755D-S5106

Inexpensive

Quad core processor

HDMI port

Cons of Satellite L775D-S5106

No Bluetooth

Final Thoughts

Choosing the right laptop can be a daunting task, especially, if you need it for home and school use. The system must handle day to day tasks and it should also be able to offer decent multimedia experience in terms of watching movies and playing games. Also, at times we may need to convert video formats at lightning speed. Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5106, with all its features, would be able to meet your above requirements.

you may like to read Acer Aspire AS7750-6669 which is a budget 17.3″ laptop available at staples around $500

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