Summary: Good laptop, however there are KNOWN issues with this line regarding poor soldering jobs that cause massive issues. This computer itself was running wonderfully without a single problem until last night (I bought it late in the year last year), then suddenly - problems. As someone who works in an IT department for a large organization, I figured our go-to should fix the sluggishness I was experiencing - I rebooted. MISTAKE. It would not boot back up.
love the machine, a little less thrilled with windows 8
Lori Harris, Amazon
31 March 2013
Summary: I love this computer,the speakers are loud enough to watch shows (unlike my old laptop) and the keyboard is comfortable.I also like the placement of the mouse, I am not accidentally hitting it every 5 seconds. However, I am not thrilled about windows 8, initially i hated it, but now that I have learned to use it a little more it is growing on me.
Summary: Overall, this laptop is good for the price. The only thing I would claim is they are quit careless on assembly. A corner of one piece of back board was raised up when I got it. I pushed it back. But the laptop is running well so far.
Summary: Stylish laptop with a nice layout. The problem with this laptop is the lack of backlit keys. Amazing how you don't realize you miss that feature till it's not there. Also, windows 8, I wanted a laptop not a tablet. Windows 8 is designed for a touch screen interface and is irritating on this format. Currently looking to change it to a windows 7 format and then I think I'd bump this rating up a star.
Summary: I bought this because I have had good lack with Toshiba products. However, for some reason (I'm sure someone will have an opinion) they offset the keyboard and although it is in centered on the letter keypad, it just doesn't seem right. There is numerical keypad to the right and I presume they centered the touch pad with the letter keypad for that reason. But for me it is not good. I feel like I'm only utilizing 2/3 of the computer since the number keypad is rarely used.
Summary: I bought this computer for my brother over 3 months ago. Because he wanted a fast gaming PC. Until now everything has been working properly except for the fact that you have to be less than 5 meters away from the wireless router to be able to use the WIFI, while all the computers, even the cell phones get WiFi signal in my bedroom this Laptop just do not.
Summary: This is my first Toshiba laptop (Satellite S855-S5254, 15.6 " screen) and it was purchased online. While generally a good laptop, it has an annoyingly excitable keyboard that will double, triple, or more, the letters you are typing. In one disastrous case, I hit the delete button to delete a word and it deleted the rest of the text of a long manuscript.
Summary: I purchased this laptop for its longevity rating and resource power in order to use it daily for movies, music, and internet. I was prepared by reviews for it to be overloaded with bloatware, and it was. This is a bit of a problem because, due to vague program names, it's very difficult to discern which ones are redundant, unnecessary, or actually desirable. Not a biggie. What is a major issue is that the lack of volume on this thing is ludicrous.