If you are looking for a laptop that comes at a reasonable price and can deal with powerful games comfortably, the Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-162 is worth considering. The dedicated 2GB graphics memory, optical drive and 750GB hard disk make it a nice deal. A better processor would have made it more attractive.
Display, Processor and OS
The Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-162 sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit High Brightness display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Thanks to the TruBrite technology that the panel provides clear viewing from wide angles and under bright circumstances.
Acting as the brains of the Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-162 is a 2.0GHz AMD quad-core A6-5200 processor. It draws assistance from a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,333MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The notebook accounts for the video calling needs of the user with a 1MP webcam and inbuilt microphone. The 750GB SATA hard disk provides more than sufficient space for creating a library of files. The presence of 8X SuperMulti DVD Drive with Dual Layer support enables you to stream multimedia files from disks at ease.
The AMD Radeon HD 8210 graphics processor with dedicated 2GB graphics memory enables you to run demanding games and videos smoothly. The stereo speakers and DTS Sound technology provide the perfect multimedia ambience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-162 guarantees up to 4 hours of undisturbed service with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, the notebook is packed with features like two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, HDMI out and Ethernet port.