Battery life on this notebook is terrible, I actually got worse results. The look is nice on this notebook, a good amount of LED lights and the hardware buttons look nice. The lid has a simple Toshiba logo, pretty standard there. On the plus side, Toshiba nicely puts the whole MB in one stick, leaving another slot entirely free for expansion! Pretty basic setup and exactly how I would want it. The touchpad seems very good and well designed. And finally the graphics performance.
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Visit our network of sites: The Satellite M45 speakers are actually above par for a notebook computer. I wanted the Nvidia card over ATI for better m45-e169 with the various programs I will have to use and for the kind of notebook I was looking at this is as good as it gets.
Toshiba Satellite M45-S169 15.4″ Notebook, Intel Celeron M 380 PSM43U-01700P
Pretty basic setup and exactly how I would want it. Left side of Toshiba Satellite M45 view larger image Left side has: On the plus side, Toshiba nicely puts the whole MB in one stick, leaving another slot entirely free for expansion!
Nice to know it is there if you so wish to use it however.
The battery life is horrible and is a major drawback. Toshiba Satellite M45 view larger image.
This category is much easier: Toshiba wirelesd a plastic dummy in there and they apparently at one time were going to have this slot available, but then changed their minds.
Running the same program on battery ups the time only 2: Toshiba M30 — The Predecessor to the model I now have.
Comments by Andrew are marked as such. This review contains the main body written by the primary author, Peter, who is from Canada and purchased the Satellite M 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.
Toshiba Satellite M45 Full Review (pics, specs)
Toshiba Satellite M45 back view view larger image. Most things that you can throw at this card it will handle easily. The touchpad seems very good and well designed. There is however the above observation that the default battery settings have little effect on performance, maybe there are adjustments to the power settings that can extend that life out at least a bit longer.
Shipping was superfast, even though I requested standard shipping it arrived within a couple of days. 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.
Toshiba Satellite M45 right-side view view larger image. Not too many complaints at all about this notebook but if I had to be picky: The color is predominantly a painted silver finish over a plastic casing. Total weight of the unit is listed as about 6 pounds. Other models I considered were: The look is nice on this notebook, a good amount of LED lights and the hardware buttons look nice.
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This is wirleess and misleading Integrated graphics for the U. The design overall is very sleek and slim looking. The bad thing is that on their website in places they indicate this slot as being available, but it is not.
Why this is, I have no idea. Andrew The look is nice on this notebook, a good amount of LED lights and the hardware buttons look nice. Toshiba Satellite M45 Front-side with buttons show larger image Toshiba Satellite M45 right-side view view larger image Right side has: With screen brightness all the way up and Wi-Fi on and while basically doing nothing on the computer, the battery ran out after 1 hour and 17 minutes. Also included is a fast Infrared Port.