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Toshiba Satellite A200

Toshiba Satellite A200
Toshiba Satellite A200

Toshiba Satellite A200

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite A200Notebook: Toshiba Satellite A200 (Satellite A200 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 60%, features: 65%, display: 70% mobility: 55%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 75%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite A200

Foreign Reviews

Performance preiswert: Toshiba Satellite A200 im Test
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80% emissions: 80%
80% Multimedia in Blau
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 40% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

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 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.


T5450: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 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. 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.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-14)