Toshiba Satellite C40D Review

Toshiba Satellite C40D equipped with a quad-core AMD A4-5000 which is one variant of AMD Kabini. Armed with Radeon HD 8330 graphics processor, AMD-Toshiba duo trying to offer a better multimedia experience. Of course, in addition to enjoying a variety of movies with HD resolution, show the performance of the light-medium-run game into the advantages offered by the Radeon HD 8330. Well, as far as what is capable demonstrated ability A4-5000 processor via notebook Toshiba C40D, see review below.

Toshiba Satellite C40D

Toshiba Satellite C40D Specifications

Cinebench 11.6 Benchmark C40D

Processor: AMD Quad Core A4-5000 APU with Radeon ™ HD 8330 (1.5GHz, 2MB)
Operating System: Windows 8 Single Language
RAM: 2048MB DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM
HDD: 500GB (SATA) with shock absorbers
Display: Screen 14.0 “WXGA HD Clear SuperView LED Backlight TFT display (16:9), resolution 1,366 x 768
Connectivity: Integrated 802.11bgn, Bluetooth V4.0
Features: DVD SuperMulti Double Layer Drive, Built-in HD Web Camera with Microphone and Toshiba SmartFace ™ Technology
Colour: Red and Black

Next Page – Benchmark

1. Synthetic Benchmark Testing

What kind of performance A4-5000 combined with Radeon HD 8330? DhantiCOM started testing through the application of synthetic benchmark Cinebench, 3DMark Vantage and 3DMark 11.

3DMark 11 C40D Benchmark

Cinebench 11.6













Tests using Cinebench 11.6 benchmark applications, the AMD A4-5000 is clearly visible so overwhelmed with the challenges posed. Proven processor codenamed Kabini is only able to carve a score of 0.75 points.

3DMark Vantage








Relying on a popular benchmark application 3DMark Vantage, a combination of A4-5000 and Radeon HD 8330 are embedded in it, enough to earn scores P1765 points.

Nothing too special indeed, but with the price offered, this achievement is fairly decent compared to the product in its class.

3DMark 11

The last synthetic test rely on is 3DMark 11. By relying on applications that focus on testing DirectX 11 based graphics technologies that, combined with A4-5000 Radeon HD 8330 only amounted to P572 can carve achievement points.

Next Page – Game Testing

2. Game Testing

Despite the lack of good achievement incised in a synthetic test, in fact, different results shown by A4-5000 with Radeon HD 8330. In testing the game in real-time, relying popular soccer game Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2013.

PES 2013

Who does not know the game of football is the most popular in Indonesia, certainly almost all game enthusiasts want a game made by Konami can be played smoothly both on desktop and notebook computers hers.

Fun, no significant problems for the A4-5000 with Radeon HD 8330 to run this football game. After the install process is complete, by default PES 2013 allows A4-5000 run this game with high detail. Not only that, the suggested resolution was stood at 1280×720 pixels.

Interestingly, the achievement fps (frames per second) when running the Radeon HD 8330 PES 2013 really is at safe levels, which stood at an average of above 50 fps, which stood at its lowest was never less than 30 fps.

Next Page – Design

3. Elegant Glossy Design

Toshiba C40D

Although the present with a fairly affordable price tag, make no Toshiba left side of the design.

Toshiba C40D-A glossy material appeared with a bandage over his body, combined use of the color black, Toshiba C40D-A intensified the impression of elegance it offers.

Sadly though thick feel elegant, glossy material selection instead forcing users expend extra effort to keep the Toshiba C40D-A. The reason, its glossy body material is easy to leave fingerprints, which is where it actually makes it seem ‘dirty’.

But beyond that, Toshiba C40D-A offers comfort for users, especially those that require decent performance, to accompany their daily life, both as a support activity to work or enjoy playing games and watching HD movies.

Gallery of Toshiba Satellite C40D Review

Toshiba Satellite C40DCinebench 11.6 Benchmark C40Dgame testing on C40DToshiba C40D3DMark 11 C40D Benchmark3Dmark Vantage C40D Benchmark