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Fujitsu Lifebook A1130

Specifications

Fujitsu Lifebook A1130Notebook: Fujitsu Lifebook A1130 (LifeBook A Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.808kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 72%, features: 68%, display: 73% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 73%

Reviews for the Fujitsu Lifebook A1130

74% Review Fujitsu Lifebook A1130 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Office glamour? No Core i5, no GT 330M, no Blu Ray and no HDMI. The A1130 is a down-to-earth, 15.6-inch office machine. Features like a dust filter on the air vent and a VGA port with screw terminals are not enough to redeem the frumpy-looking case. So one mystery remains: why is Fujitsu asking €800 for hardware that other manufacturers charge €500 for at most? It can't just be the glittery finish. We set out to get to the bottom of this.

Foreign Reviews

74% Test Fujitsu Lifebook A1130 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 72% display: 73% mobility: 71% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 76% emissions: 89%
Fujitsu Lifebook A1130 - pracant na stůl
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2009
Rating: emissions: 40%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T6600: Entry level Core 2 Duo dual core processor with a small 2MB level 2 cache and without virtualization functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.808 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Fujitsu: Fujitsu, founded 1935, is a Japanese company specializing in semiconductors, air conditioners, computers (supercomputers, personal computers, servers), telecommunications, and services, and is headquartered in Tokyo. Fujitsu employs around 160,000 people and has 500 subsidiary companies. The partnership with Siemens AG was established in 1999 in the form of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".


74%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-12- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)