One thing Toshiba should have changed with this newer model is the starting price. The Toshiba A feels very durable through the use of good plastics and the scratch-resistant Fusion finish. The system can handle most modern games, Crysis not-included, at detail high settings. Keyboard and Touchpad The glossy keyboard is comfortable to type on, but not the easiest to read in bright rooms. Dell Vostro 1. Horizontal viewing angles are better, staying accurate at steep angles from both sides. The glossy surface reflects glare from overhead lights, which depending on the angle completely wash out the white lettering on each key.

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Toshiba Satellite A355-S6935 16in Laptop PSAL6U-03S01E

Build and Design The A is nearly identical to the older A notebook, even sharing the same overall design and paint job. The glossy Fusion surface is still as scratch-resistant as it ever was, but still very smudge prone as noted before.

The dual hard drives allow you to separate file storage from installed software, even speeding up certain applications that are disk intensive by not causing the other drive a355s6935 lag out when you are multitasking. Fan noise is just above a whisper with the fans chugging along at full speed with the system under load and inaudible under normal circumstances.


Two panels give access to the dual hard drives and the third panel allows you to swap out the RAM and wireless card.

Toshiba Satellite A355 Review

This new model offers the same look and feel of its smaller brother as well as the same system configuration. Vertical viewing angles are limited to a sweet spot that ranges about 15 degrees up or down before colors start to invert or wash out.

Dell Studio 15 Core 2 Duo T 2. Access to system components is easy through three panels on the bottom of the notebook. As you start to crank the volume up there is noticeable distortion. Screen protection is pretty good with only mild screen distortions when pressing on the back of the display cover.

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The touchpad surface is a matte overlay on the palmrest with the color scheme slightly showing through. The Toshiba A feels very durable through the use of good a355-e6935 and the scratch-resistant Fusion finish. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

System performance is great when compared against non-gaming notebooks, and the dual hard drives open up a sahellite of potential for a lot of storage. Compared to other notebooks this panel falls into the middle of the ground with average viewing angles. The maximum number of products that can be compared is 4.


The system can handle most todhiba games, Crysis not-included, at detail high settings. Dell Studio 15 2. The A also supports disabling the lights for the media keys and around the touchpad.

Toshiba Satellite A Review

Lower numbers indicate better performance. The surface was easy to move across under most conditions, but the flush surface made it hard to stay within the boundaries. Compatible SSDs sort price: Using the Memory Advisor or Scanner on Crucial.

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Dell Inspiron 2. Standard day-to-day performance is very good with minimal lag when opening programs and having quick boot or shutdown times.

Compatible Memory sort price: As the temperatures drop the fan either stops entirely or barely spins to draw air through the notebook.

Chipset is a set of integrated circuits that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a single task. Bass and midrange are much better than average, with clear high notes.