Toshiba Satellite L745-S4210 Review
This 14-inch model from Toshiba impresses experts and users with a battery life of well over six hours. That alone is enough to get the attention of most budget laptop shoppers, but this model also offers a fast second-generation Intel i3 CPU and a large 640GB hard drive.
The Toshiba Satellite L745-S4210 appears to be a step ahead of other budget laptops with similar price tags. This model's second-generation Intel CPU gives the system plenty of snap. It runs programs quickly and is especially adept at running photo software, according to a Toshiba Satellite review at PCMag.com. The L745-S4210 also scores points with users and experts for its long battery life, which totaled six hours, 37 minutes in a PCMag.com test. Users posting Toshiba Satellite reviews at Best Buy say the laptop's display is incredibly clear and looks gorgeous. This Satellite model also has a keyboard that users and reviewers find very comfortable to use.
The Satellite L745-S4210 runs a second-generation i3-2310M CPU backed by 4GB of RAM. Its 640GB hard drive is as large as you'll find among budget laptops. Other features include a DVD-R optical drive, a six-cell battery, an HDMI port, and support for 802.11b/g/n wireless connections. This Toshiba has three USB 2.0 ports, which is typical for budget laptops. The computer's 14-inch display has a resolution of 1366x768.
The Toshiba Satellite L745-S4210 proves that smaller is sometimes better. This 14-inch model runs fast and has a generous amount of hard drive space. Reviewers like the feel of the keyboard and say the display is sharp and clear. Perhaps this model's strongest point is its marathon battery life.