Toshiba Satellite A660-151

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite A660-151Notebook: Toshiba Satellite A660-151 (Satellite A660 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 1024 MB
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.61kg
Price: 860 euro
Average Score: 80.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 85%, features: 70%, display: 75% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite A660-151

79% Review Toshiba Satellite A660-151 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Entertainment Program. Toshiba's 16 incher scores with good sound, gaming starter GPU and good performance. However we found out that there's no perfect notebook for 730 euro. Workmanship, battery life and display show weaknesses.

Foreign Reviews

82% Test Toshiba Satellite A660-151 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 87% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 78% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 82%
80% Toshiba A660 im Test: "Gutes" Hochglanz-Déjà-vu
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%

Comment

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).

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.


330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. 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.

» 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.


2.61 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.

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80.33%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)