I bought a Dell Netbook last fall. I got the external DVD/CD player and the SSD hard disk for about the same price as your Toshiba. I've had full size Toshiba's and not had much luck...
John Glidden, Boulder
1996 FZJ80 Locked & Lifted, ARB Front, Slee Dual Swing Arm Rear, BFG ATs on FJC Wheels, Speski Barrier
2005 Subaru Outback XT