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Packard Bell Easynote TX86 Series

Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FRProcessor: Intel Core i3 370M, Intel Core i5 430M, Intel Core i5 540M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, NVIDIA GeForce 310M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.49kg, 2.5kg
Price: 600, 770, 800, 900, 1000 euro
Average Score: 74.4% - average
Average of 10 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 79%, features: 62%, display: 59%
mobility: 73%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 68%, emissions: 68%

 

Packard Bell Easynote TX86

Specifications

Packard Bell Easynote TX86Notebook: Packard Bell Easynote TX86
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section

Average Score: 72% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

72% Packard Bell Easynote TX 86
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2010
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 80% features: 70% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 60%
Обзор Packard Bell EasyNote TX86: стильный и необычный
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/06/2010
Rating: ergonomy: 40%

 

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FRNotebook: Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
Processor: Intel Core i5 540M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.49kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

82% Review Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 540M Notebook | Notebookcheck
Glimmer Book. Icy blue, glimmering touchpad, cool aluminum haptics and tail-fin shaped line management. That is exclusive style, says Packard Bell. Tech fans will see a strong Core i5 processor and a GT 330M with Optimus under the hood.
85% Test: Packard Bell EasyNote TX86
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 85% display: 78% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 75%
86% Test Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 540M Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 89% display: 81% mobility: 85% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 88%
60% PB EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300

Specifications

Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300Notebook: Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
Processor: Intel Core i5 540M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

 

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UKNotebook: Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK review
Source: Techradar English
Packard Bell has smashed the ball clean out of the proverbial park with the EasyNote TX86, an excellent all-round machine that pulls off power and style with panache. A solid yet portable chassis is merely surface material, as the Intel Core i5 CPU and nVidia graphics card provide excellent performance at this price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UKNotebook: Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK justifies its £549 price tag with impressive performance, attractive styling and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%

 

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RUNotebook: Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 770 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section
 EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU (Model)

Average Score: 59% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

59% Обзор ноутбука Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 59% performance: 71% display: 36% mobility: 40% emissions: 24%

 

Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FR

Specifications

Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FRNotebook: Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FR
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Packard Bell homepage
 Packard Bell notebook section
 Easynote TX86-JN-021FR (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-021FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Comment

Packard Bell: Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Acer. It is a name used by two different consumer electronics companies. The first was an American radio manufacturer founded in 1926, that later became a defense contractor and manufacturer of other consumer electronics, such as television sets. Teledyne acquired the business in 1978. In 1986, investors bought the name for a newly formed personal computer manufacturer. Originally the company produced discount computers in the US, later computers were produced for the European market. NEC took it over in the late 1990s. Acer acquired it in 2008. In spite of the similarity of their names, there has never been any corporate connection between the original or later Packard Bell and Hewlett Packard, or Bell System. Packard Bell is an international notebook manufacturer. Many years, the company focussed ruggedized laptops.

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M: The GT 420M is an GF108 based middle class GPU with DirectX 11 support.

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

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.

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


Intel Core i5:

430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

540M: The Core i5-540M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-3.06 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

Intel Core i3:

370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.5 kg:


74.4%: 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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Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK
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Current Prices
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FR
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FR
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-JN-021FR
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JN-300RU
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-045UK
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
Packard Bell Easynote TX86
Packard Bell Easynote TX86
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-09-11 (Update: 2012-07-18)