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Toshiba NB520-10U

Specifications

Toshiba NB520-10UNotebook: Toshiba NB520-10U (NB520 Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N570
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba NB520-10U

80% Toshiba NB520-10U review
Source: Techradar English
An attractive netbook with ace sound and great battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N570: Dual core Atom processor with a slightly higher clock rate than the Atom N550 and therefore still slower than the CULV processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

Toshiba reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad S100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
Asus Eee PC R011PX
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Gateway LT2085u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1 kg
Asus Eee PC X101-WHI018G
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N435, 0.9 kg
HP Mini 210-3022sf
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.35 kg
Acer Aspire One Happy 2
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
Samsung NC210-A01PL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire One D257-N57DQrr
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
HP Mini 110-3652sf
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
Samsung NS310-A01UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB520-10H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
Medion Akoya E1228
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.25 kg
Acer Aspire One D257
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.1 kg
Samsung NC210-A02FR
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.2 kg
Advent Zuni
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Asus Eee PC 1215P-SIV066M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 12.1", 1.5 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)