Toshiba Satellite L955-S5152 PSKGGU-0...
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Wuggee Notes
Sufficient processing power for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), advanced photo and video editing, 3D graphics, virtualization software(parallels), file and harddrive encryption
Large amount of memory sufficient for memory intensive applications
Uses conventional harddrive. Higer power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
Battery life is unknown.
Basic GPU allows playing less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at low detail settings and resolution
GPU is not suitable for demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2,) even at lowest settings
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
Weight of 5 lbs is typical for this screen size
Economy display with resolution of 1366 x 768; screen space sufficient for most purposes but less than ideal for graphics design, gaming, programming etc
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
Integrated webcam for video chatting
Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
Basic Specs2.7 GHz Core i5-3317U
6 GB RAM
5 lbs; 15.6" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
750 GB hard drive
Mobile Intel HD graphics
 4.00 stars (2 user reviews)
BatteryNot avail
Display
15.6"
1366 x 768
CameraYes
Other Specs
5 lbs overall weight
10.30" x 14.94" x 0.97"
DVD SuperMulti drive supporting 11 formats
USB 2.0 Ports: 1
VGA Video Out Ports: 1
Ports
USB 2.0 Ports: 1
VGA Video Out Ports: 1
Resources
 4 stars (2 user reviews)
I own a Toshiba Satellite already, so it was an easy choice to make when I purchased this one for son for college. I bought this laptop about three weeks back..so far so good. Windows starts very quickly, sharp screen good wifi detection. Overall a very fast machine. The Sound is a bit cracked...but I think it can
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A Core i5 processor is a great, mid-range priced processor for people who use their computers frequently and often multi task. Core i5’s offer enough performance to do stuff like video editing and gaming, and more than enough performance to do basic stuff like word processing, internet surfing, and email.
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The i5 features Intel's high performance integrated graphics in the HD 3000/4000. Most users will find the general level of perfomance offered by the i5 to be an attractive option compared to a more expensive i7-equipped system. It is suitable for All-Around performance, multi-tasking, advanced producivity, multimedia, advanced 3D graphics
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