Toshiba Satellite A505-S6999

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite A505-S6999Notebook: Toshiba Satellite A505-S6999 (Satellite A505 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7450
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite A505-S6999

60% Toshiba Satellite A505-S6999 16-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Toshiba's Satellite A505-S6999 has some very unique features that set it apart from many other laptops. Most notable of these is the inclusion of a 64GB solid state drive along with a sizable 500GB hard drive. This provides it with some outstanding storage performance and very fast boot times. It also comes equipped with 6GB for great support of multitasking and memory intensive programs. The big downside though is that this is a beast of a machine that has much more bulk and weight than 15-inch laptops.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M: The GeForce GT 230M features 48 shader cores as the 9700M GTS but only a 64 bit memory bus. Because of the 40nm process the power consumption is in the region of the GT 130M.

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


P7450: Entry level Core 2 Duo processor with 3 MB Level 2 Cache and due to the 25 Watt TDP also suited for 13" laptops.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.0": 16 inch display-variants exist since 2008 and partially got the market share of 15 inch notebooks. 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.


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


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba Satellite A500-17X
Core 2 Duo P7450, 2.8 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» HP Pavilion dv8-1190ee
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.1 kg
» HP Pavilion dv8-1250ea
Core i7 620M, 18.4", 4 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCCW1LFX/B
Core 2 Duo P8700, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3165ef
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv6-2130eg
Core i5 430M, 15.6", 3.1 kg
» HP Pavilion dv6-2190US
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.9 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3170eg
Core i5 520M, 17.3", 3.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3180us
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P500-12E
Core 2 Duo P8700, 18.4", 4.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P500-12D
Core 2 Duo P7450, 18.4", 4.4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3085dx
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv6-2090eg
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.9 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3080us
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-CW1S1E
Core 2 Duo P7450, 14.0", 2.29 kg
» HP Pavilion dv8
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.1 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Sony VAIO VPC-F21Z1
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F21AFX/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2720QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F215FX/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F21Z1E/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6088
GeForce 310M, Core i5 460M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6085
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M
» Asus G60JX-JX154V
GeForce GTS 360M, Core i5 520M
» Toshiba Satellite A665D-S6051
Radeon HD 4225, Phenom II X4 P920
» Toshiba A505D-S6987
Radeon HD 4200, Turion II Ultra M600
» MSI GT660
GeForce GTX 285M, Core i7 620M
» Asus G60JX
GeForce GTS 360M, Core i5 430M
» Toshiba Satellite A505-S6035
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 720QM
» Toshiba A505D-S6968
Radeon HD 3200, Turion X2 Ultra ZM-84
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-12-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)