While the modern day computer industry features literally thousands of advanced-level laptops, if you are searching for a stable computer to perform simple and intermediate-level procedures on you will not want to fork out thousands of dollars for an advanced computer. The Toshiba 15.6″ 320GB Laptop, Model: S5009B features a dual-core processor, medium-sized hard drive and solid features that casual consumers will be able to utilize and benefit from. This Toshiba S5009B Laptop features an average price of $500, which is a great deal considering the stable nature of the features and technologies located within this computer.
Processor: 4/5 Stars
Hard Drive: 4/5 Stars
Features: 4/5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4/5 Stars
*Great buy for the budget-minded consumer.
Processor and Hard Drive:
This Toshiba S5009B Laptop features the Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor (T4400). This processor not only features two independent processing cores, but it comes with a total of 4GB worth of memory. You will be able to enjoy the flexibility of running numerous applications at a single time without experiencing a lag in performance or functionality due to the advanced nature of this processor. While this is not the most technologically advanced dual-core processor on the market, the average consumer will be blown away by its functionality and performance speeds.
The hard drive capacity in this Toshiba S5009B Laptop measures 320GB, which is above-average when it comes to consumer-grade laptops. You will have ample room to store your digital library; however, do not expect to store tens-of-thousands of songs, videos and pictures while still having ample room to store program files. This is the ideal hard drive capacity for those looking for an excellent secondary computer.
Monitor and Graphics:
The monitor for this Toshiba S5009B Laptop measures 15.6-inches and features a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. This will allow you the ability to watch 720p HD quality programming directly on your computer, and with the 16:9 aspect ratio movies displayed on this computer are equal, if not better, than those displayed on a budget HDTV. The graphics card within this Toshiba S5009B Laptop is the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator, which features a total of 1759MB of video graphic memory. This graphics card has been specifically designed to work perfectly with the processor to deliver fluid movement and dynamic color reproduction.
Some of the more consumer-friendly features within this Toshiba S5009B Laptop include a 3-in-1 memory card reader as well as three USB 2.0 ports so you can easily upload your digital photographs and videos as well as connect your various digital devices directly to this computer. You will be able to easily connect to the internet through the wired 10/100Base Ethernet connection as well as through the wireless 802.11b/g interface.