Toshiba Satellite U840 Ultrabook

Toshiba Satellite U840 review: A 14in Ultrabook with 8GB of RAM and a hybrid storage solution

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Nice screen and sound
Keyboard, memmory, battery,etc
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I bought this laptop a year ago and I am using it for at least 8h every day. As I noted, it has nice screen and sound. It is also very light and slim.

However, it's only one year and I already have several problems.

1. It is very slow. The specs do not correspond to the real performance of the laptop. It is slow and it has very low memory.
2. The Ethernet and a usb port were not operational from the beginning. I had to change them
3. the keyboard is awful. It is very hard to use and after the first 10 months the keys started to peel off. The most amusing is that Toshiba service claims that keyboard replacement is not covered by the warranty, even if i never spilled any liquids on it and I never misused it.
3. There is no indication when you change the sound from the keyboard. Therefore you can not see the level of the sound at a given point. I know that it is not a big deal but it is frustrating.

Concluding, I am extremely disappointed by this laptop and generally by Toshiba. At least in Greece the service of Toshiba is no helpful at all and they is extremely slow. I am convinced that I will never purchase a Toshiba laptop.




Horrible Lapptop, but it looks ok on the table
Slow , noicy , bad screen and horrible keyboard
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This is the absolute worst lapptopp i have ever used! Its slow ,even with a klean windows installed.
It gets terrible warm, no mather what you use it for. The fan makes alot of noice.

You can't use this lapptopp in your lap, because it gets so hot in just minutes.

The screen is horrible bad ! Inside the house , if its sunny outside i have problem seeing what's on the screen. I have used it to photoshop pictures, but when i see the resut in another screen they all looks horrible. Something is seriously wrong with color/light in this screen.

I will try to change te hybrid disk to a SSD from Intel. If its bether i will give it to my kids and buy me a new. Otherwise it's garbage.

I'm so dissapointed by Toshiba after bying this. My father also have the same problems with his Toshiba, and that is also another modell that is more expensive. I have tried to contakct Toshiba to try to find a soluting and get help so i can get it faster but they don't even reply :-(




Light weight, professional appearance
too noisy fan
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I am using this laptop, 8h a day for six months now. In general it was a good value for money purchase. Of course the battery is not lasting as much as Toshiba claims, but I can use it easily with Wi-Fi on for 4-5 h with quite high brightmess (5 out of 8) . The problem is that it has low memory and the fan is unbelievable noisy. I am considering on turning to the support to see if I can change the fan or something. Otherwise I am satisfied for the money that I paid.

Slact Bov Dallas



It's fast and easy to use.
It has some major physical malfuntions inside and out, plus also some things went wrong inside.
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This computer ran quite well especially with games but was still nothing special, after using it for 1 year the closing and opening mechanism had some major malfunctions and fell apart constantly. 1 night I woke up to the smell of smoke seeing that my computer had turned into a blaze. DO NOT BUY THIS MONSTROCITY. It is OK for a computer and the brand is good but do not trust this particular laptop.




not buying toshiba labtop forever
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after i buy and use for few day.
first hang few time dy.
USB3.0 sometime not working.
Wifi has problem.
Hardisk changed after 2 year. Bad sector.
LAN port hard to unplug.
now SD Card reader only function read-Only
the most worst laptop i use ....Fxxx Toshiba...

Manoj Kumar Yadav



Very Bad laptop
please never buy toshiba
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I bought a toshiba satellite ultrabook u840 x4310, on very first day that have a battery backup of 5 mins, then i taken it shown room & asked the issue with retailer he told me that he will help me to changed the battery but i was forced him to exchange the laptop, then he exchanged. But in this one i got a new problem (BSOD), now i'm totally frustrated as i'm facing work loss. i don't want to relay any more on toshiba, i want my money back is it possible......please help me
& please never buy toshiba...... its products are like china made......




light weight
tight keyboard and IE sessions constantly freeze
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not woking as well as I was even recommended by Office Depot

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