The Satellite L740 and L745 series is the latest generation of 14-inch budget laptops from Toshiba. The L745D-S4220 configuration comes with a standard HD display (1366×768 resolution) with LED backlighting,
Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), and an AMD E-350 processor with AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics (dual-core CPU at 1.6 GHz and dual DX-11 SIMDs at 500 MHz). You also get the typical 4GB DDR3 RAM (1066MHz) and a 500GB 5400RPM hard drive. This system has an MSRP of just $499.99, making it the least expensive 14-inch Satellite notebook for back-to-school shoppers.
- Good HD video and light gaming performance
- Low cost
- Good keyboard and touchpad
- Horribly slow hard drive
- Thick with cheap plastics
- Low-quality screen
An affordable laptop for school, but be prepared to upgrade the hard drive if you want decent performance.
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