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Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5066 Laptop with AMD Turion II

The Toshiba Satellite (model: L655D-S5066) laptop features an AMD Turion II processor, a 15.6″ display and Microsoft Windows 7.

Toshiba Satellite L655D S5066 Laptop with AMD Turion II

Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5066 Laptop with AMD Turion II

The processor in this laptop is the AMD Turion II model P520. This is a 64-bit, dual-core processor running at 2.3GHz.  It has 2MB of L2 cache and was built using a 45nm process. The system comes with 4GB of DDR3 memory and can be expanded to 8GB.

The display is a 15.6″ TFT HD TruBrite® LED backlit display with a resolution of 1366×768.  The display has a 16:9 aspect ratio and supports 720p HD content natively.  The screen is driven by ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics which provides 256MB-1917MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.

The hard drive is a mid-sized 320GB Serial ATA (SATA) drive rotating at 5400RPM. The optical drive is a DVD SuperMulti  drive with Labelflash (does anyone ever use Labelflash?).  The card reader supports  Secure Digital, Memory Stick™ , Secure Digital, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, and Multi Media Card formats.

For networking you get a triple play of 10/100 wired Ethernet through the RJ-45 port. Wi-Fi wireless networking with a 802.11 b/g/n adapter. Finally, if you want to feel like a caveman you can use the built-in modem. You can use the networking to do some video chatting with your webcam and microphone.

External ports on this laptop include 1 RGB port for connecting an external monitor, 1 microphone input, 1 headphone output, 2 USB 2.0 ports.  No HDMI port.

The laptop comes installed with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Other software includes Microsoft Works 9, Corel Label@Once, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial), Intuit Quickbooks Simple Start Online, Norton Internet Security 2010 (30 day subscription) and tons of Toshiba crapware.

The laptop measures 14.96″x9.84″x1.10″/1.49″and weighs 6.4 lbs.  The 6-cell Lithium ion battery back can provide nearly 4 hours of unplugged power.

You can find the Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5066 laptop for around $600.

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