Summary: This was a great laptop, EXCEPT one major design flaw... the power a/c outlet breaks very easily. I have the laptop repair under warranty three times for this!! Once out of warranty it broke again.
Summary: This was a 'suprise' gift from my husband ... and I love it! (I previously had a Dell 15") The 17.3" size is actually more than a 'lap' full. I had to send it in for speaker repair about 2 weeks after I received it, but Toshiba makes this totally simple and hassle free (LOVE that TOO!).
Summary: Don't buy a Toshiba laptop if you want to play any games on it like Sims, world of warcraft, or dragon age. I bought this laptop since it met and exceeded all the requirements for the games I play.
Totally Worthless Piece of Crap. Died After 1 Year (Memory Failure)
21 January 2011
Summary: I hate this piece of crap computer... I will never buy another Toshiba Satellite again. The last one I had was a Satellite P205D-S7454. It died after one year, due to a product-wide problem in the BIOS causing the computer to "think" it was overheating & shut down. I replaced it with this one...
Summary: This laptop seemed like a great deal with great performance. After about 4 months, though, the wireless started misbehaving. The Wireless Card (a Realtek) went out on me. A half day later on the phone between Toshiba and Microsoft, Toshiba wanted us to UPS the laptop in for warranty repair.
Summary: This laptop offers all the activities that one would love to induce in any computer at a normal price. So far, my fiancee is very pleased with it. I'd say to get one for each of your family members or even to friends as a gift, which I am sure could well exceed their expectations.