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Toshiba Satellite E45-B4100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 588 reviews of Toshiba Satellite E45-B4100. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The usability and performance are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba Satellite E45-B4100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Brand new computer had corrupted files.

 

Bought it on a Friday and returned it that Sunday, it crashed. I believe this computer is no longer being manufactured.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Almost Perfect

 

This is a really good laptop. Needs 8GB RAM instead of the 6GB it comes with and the touchscreen would have been a better choice. For Web and Schoolwork, it does the job well. Hard disk is a little slow and would have benefited with a hybrid SSD....

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

great computer

 

I have had this laptop for 2 months and it works really well. what i love the most is how quietly the processor runs and the light on the keyboard available when I work at night.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Good for my needs.

 

This is really a great looking laptop. Like to size and weight. Before had used a 17' and wanted to get a smaller one and this has been the perfect fit. Definitely a learning curve for me to learn how to use it and get comfortable with it but now seems...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Laptop

 

Its very dependable laptop and I use it everyday. Thanks!

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

A good laptop for the price

 

It's been a long time since I purchased a laptop and I bought this one for the purpose of web browsing but mainly for photo editing using Adobe Lightroom. It appeared to have decent specs to fit that bill and sure enough it does a good job at it. The...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great Laptop for the price

 

The laptop is light weight with good performance, battery life could be a little better.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Good laptop for teen

 

Got this laptop for my daughter for school and it's reasonable price with adequate specs.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Fast computing at a good price.

 

The slim body hides a powerful processor and the hard drive is sufficient for storing all sorts of documents and pictures.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Laptop for son who runs elgato

 

I bough this laptop for my son who runs his Elgato off of it. His last laptop was getting ready to die. This laptop serves dual purposes because he also uses it for school. Works great! My son and I are very happy!

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:DTS Sound
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Aluminium, Gold
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Aluminium, Gold
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:ClickPad

Memory

Internal Memory:6
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 10000
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 55

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:DTS Sound
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L3
Processor codename:Broadwell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.2
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-5200U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:F0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:85212
Processor code:SR23Y
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.3
Height :2.16
Weight:2.05
Width:34.4