I bought this notebook to use mainly for school purposes. Intel Pentium M Processor 1. This category is much easier: A similar machine, the Inspiron , gave me more than twice as much battery life. Comments by Andrew are marked as such. Left side of Toshiba Satellite M45 view larger image Left side has: Oh I almost forgot, the TruSurround:

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As an architecture student I needed a notebook that could handle some quite demanding 3D applications such as Autocad, 3Dmax, Rhino, Maya, as well as a whole host of other graphics programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator etc. I am also a fan of the TruBrite display, colors and n45-s169 are more vivid and the display brightness makes it very wireleas to view from a distance. Nice to know it is there if you so wish to use it however.

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Andrew The look is nice on this notebook, a good amount of LED lights and the hardware buttons look nice.

The buttons are nicely recessed and have a much sturdier feel than the ones I had seen on the previous M Toshiba Satellite M45 back view view larger image The back of the notebook has: The battery life is horrible and is a major drawback.


I have some benchmarks to give m455-s169 idea: Why this is, I have no idea.

Toshiba Satellite M45 Full Review (pics, specs)

Multitasking with several applications at once was nevert a problem. There is also a Bluetooth manager installed although as far as I can tell there is no actual Bluetooth device for it to manage.

The dedicated graphics card adds a definite boost, so I miss the fact this is wirelesx available in the U. Things are pretty much exactly where you would expect them to be with the exception of the DEL and Windows keys having mysteriously switched places.

The touchpad seems very good and well designed. Pretty basic setup and exactly how I would want it. The new Pentium M architecture certainly does seem to be paying dividends in the performance arena. The Satellite M45 speakers wirleess actually above par for a notebook computer.

Toshiba Satellite M45-S169 15.4″ Notebook, Intel Celeron M 380 PSM43U-01700P

On the front we find the volume control, mic. Toshiba Satellite M45 right-side view view larger image. The website states that the battery takes up to 4 hours to recharge while off and up to 12 while on. If you are in the market for a standard sized notebook that acts like a desktop replacement in terms of performance and can serve as a basic multimedia entertainment center as well, then this could very well be the model for you.

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Well if there is one letdown on this notebook, the battery life would be it. Most things that you can throw at this card it will handle easily. The battery life could definitely be better than it is.

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Also included is a fast Wrieless Port. If you apply pressure on the back of the lid you can see ripples on the display. Total weight of the unit is listed as about 6 pounds. I bought a mouse to use in addition but have no complaints about using the touchpad if need be, especially with the synaptics features.

Other models I considered were: Toshiba Satellite M40 view larger image. Andrew The Satellite M45 certainly has features to like. The Satellite M45 certainly has features to like.

Andrew The Satellite M45 speakers are actually above par for a notebook computer. The keyboard is okay, the weird key configuration bothers me. Toshiba Satellite M45 view larger image.