S-video out, modem and Ethernet, AC power and a lock slot. And finally the graphics performance. Toshiba Satellite M45 Front-side with buttons show larger image Toshiba Satellite M45 right-side view view larger image Right side has: Basically, the M45 can serve well as a desktop replacement with its The battery life is horrible and is a major drawback.

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Well, I had the same, but wire,ess turns out that the slot is non-functional. I wanted the Nvidia card over ATI for better compatibility 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.

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If you are in the market for a standard sized notebook that acts like a desktop replacement in terms of performance and can serve as a basic multimedia entertainment center as well, then this could very well be the model for you.

Left side of Toshiba Satellite M45 view larger image Left side has: Full sized keyboard Expansion: Shipping was superfast, even though I requested standard shipping it arrived within a couple of days. There is also a Bluetooth manager installed although as far as I can tell there is no actual Bluetooth device for it to manage.

The battery life is horrible and is a major drawback. Dedicated graphics processors are almost always better than integrated graphics processors.


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This category is much easier: Having a multimedia card reader is such a wirelesd thing when you want to move around memory cards between a PDA, Camera and notebook. Toshiba M30 — The Predecessor to the model I now have.

The keyboard is okay, the weird key configuration bothers me. Visit our network of sites: I have some benchmarks to give an idea: There is a little flex in the middle of the keyboard if you really mash the keys but it is reasonably solid. Toshiba Satellite M40 view larger image The keyboard itself I also find quite nice. Also included is a fast Infrared Port. As an architecture student I needed a notebook that could handle some quite demanding 3D applications such as Autocad, 3Dmax, Rhino, Maya, as well as a whole host of other graphics programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator etc.


The TAB key is also shrunk on the left side. This is good because two MB sticks are cheaper than one MB stick sireless usually manufacturers will go cheap on you and put in two MB chips, thereby forcing you to scrap one of them if you want to bump up the memory amount. Input and Output Ports: Intel Pentium M Processor 1. Andrew Peter indicated that he was experiencing some frustration trying to figure out how to access the Express Card slot.


So far this new Nvidia card has proved to be pretty nice, especially for my needs.

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The case and lid could be a little stiffer to prevent any flexing Andrew Pros: Other models I considered were: Comments by Andrew are marked as such. Admittedly they sound a little tinny once they get over half volume or so but, hey, what can you expect wirelesss speakers the size of quarters? This review contains the main body written by the primary author, Peter, who is from Canada and purchased the Satellite M On the front we find the volume control, mic.

The Satellite M45 certainly has features to like. A similar machine, the Inspirongave me more than twice as much battery life. Andrew The look is nice on wirelss notebook, a good amount of LED lights and the hardware buttons look nice.

But overall, a thumbs up on the speakers. Most things that you can throw at this card wirepess will handle easily. Well if there is one letdown on this notebook, the battery life would be it.