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Toshiba Satellite E105 Series

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350, Intel Core 2 Duo P7450, Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch
Weight: 2.3kg, 2.4kg, 2.5kg
Price: 700, 850, 1100 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 45%, performance: 59%, features: 80%, display: - %
mobility: 78%, workmanship: 50%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402Notebook: Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite E105-S1402 (Model)

Average Score: 66.4% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

Toshiba E105-S1402
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Toshiba Satellite E105 commands the price of a high-end "almost business" notebook, but doesn’t offer the level of performance or build quality you would find from a machine in that category. The aluminum chassis sounds great on paper but it suffered from fit and finish problems that you wouldn’t find for example in an Apple MacBook. Features like the built-in FM tuner could have been better integrated, instead of using the plug-in boom antenna that sticks out of the side of the notebook. If the price was lower and the build quality improved it would be a nice alternative from other Toshiba Satellite notebooks, but in its current form it is hard to recommend against other notebooks in the Toshiba lineup.
Preis 50, Leistung 50, Verarbeitung 50
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2009
Rating: price: 50% performance: 50% workmanship: 50%
60% Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402 14.1-inch Thin and Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Toshiba's Satellite E105-S1402 laptop does an extremely good job at providing solid performance and battery life. The stylish aluminum clad 14.1-inch laptop looks and feel better than most laptops with their plastic cases but the keyboard and cases exhibit too much flex making it feel a little less sturdy. Overall, it is a decent system for those that are concerned about performance and battery life but don't need 3D graphics performance or many peripherals.
3 von 5, Leistung mäßig, Mobilität gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/21/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% mobility: 80%
58% Toshiba Satellite E-105 Review
Source: Laptop Logic English

It has some nice feature points, the design is cohesive with modern minimalism, and the backlit keyboard is more than a welcomed addition. However, sometimes you need to think things through a bit instead of just throwing features on (or off) a laptop and consider it “what the public asked for...”. I feel like that with this model, as it stands it could have used a bit more thought. For the price, I can't say that the feature set won't be worth it to some, but there are quite a few laptops out there that have similar specifications (or better) and are only missing one or two of the feature points this carries – for far less.


(von 5): 2.9, Ausstattung 4, Mobilität 3.5, Leistung 1, Preis schlecht
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2008
Rating: Total score: 58% price: 40% performance: 20% features: 80% mobility: 70%
76% Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402
Source: Computer Shopper English
In addition to the extended warranty, the E105 includes a 12-month subscription to Norton Internet Security 2008, as opposed to the 60-day trial we are used to seeing. It also comes with Ulead DVD Movie Factory 5, a great program for making home movies. The Satellite E105-S1402 is good for the price and includes some welcome touches for buyers set on a 14.1-inch thin-and-light. You’d be hard-pressed to find another system with these features at this weight and price, but we recommend trying out the keyboard and speakers before you buy. If those pass muster, you won’t be disappointed.
7.6 von 10, Leistung mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2008
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 50%
78% Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402
Source: CNet English
The 14.1-inch Toshiba Satellite E105 is a solid all-around laptop that delivers on Best Buy's Blue Label promises: longer battery life, lightweight design, and lengthy warranty.
(von 10): 7.8, Ausstattung 8, Leistung 7, Mobilität 8
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/12/2008
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 80%
60% Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402
Source: Laptop Mag English
We generally like the Toshiba Satellite E105-S1402, and it’s a good first step for Best Buy’s Blue Label program. You get good battery life without having an awkward extended battery hanging off the back of the system, the backlit keyboard is a nice touch, and there’s plenty of horsepower for running Vista. However, the design isn’t for everyone, and the quality of the keyboard isn’t top-notch. For a sleeker design and better graphics performance, you might want to take a look at the baseline 13.1-inch MacBook ($1,299). Or you could opt for a similarly configured HP Pavilion dv4t with a 12-cell battery. But the E105 is a pretty good choice for shoppers looking for a full-featured mobile system.
3 von 5, Mobilität gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 80% mobility: 80%

 

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1602

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1602Notebook: Toshiba Satellite E105-S1602
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 850 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite E105-S1602 (Model)

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

 

80% Toshiba E105-S1602
Source: CNet English
When Best Buy introduced its Blue Label laptops from HP and Toshiba last year, the machines featured thin and lightweight designs, long battery life, backlit keyboards, and two-year warranties. These were features Best Buy shoppers had put at the top of their laptop wish lists in a customer survey. This year's version of Toshiba's Blue Label laptop, the Satellite E105-S1602 adds another feature that's sure to be a hit with laptop buyers: recession pricing.
Toshiba improves on last year's excellent Best Buy Blue Label laptop by slashing the price while serving up a nearly identical machine. Long battery life, a lengthy warranty, and a backlit keyboard highlight Toshiba's winning Satellite E105-S1602.80
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 80%

 

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802Notebook: Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite E105-S1802 (Model)

Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

78% Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802
Source: CNet English
Toshiba's latest Blue Label laptop from Best Buy, the Satellite E105-S1802, is an exact replica of the company's earlier Satellite E105-S1602 model with one major and one minor exception. The big move is with the OS, trading Vista for Windows 7. Much less significant is a slight update to the processor, moving from the Core 2 Duo P7350 to the P7450. As a general purpose productivity machine, the Toshiba Satellite E105-S1802 strikes a number of right notes. Its dreadful speakers, however, limit its entertainment value
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2009
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 80%

 

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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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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 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.

P8400:

Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).

P7350:

Entry level Core 2 Duo processor with 3 MB Level 2 Cache and due to the 25 Watt TDP also suited for 13" laptops.

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.


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


2.3 kg:

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

2.5 kg:


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Lenovo ThinkPad SL410
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6670
Asus K42F
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i5 540M
Toshiba Tecra R10-11J
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SP9300
Sony Vaio VGN-CS390
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4200
Dell Latitude E5400
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T7250
Packard Bell Easynote NJ65
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4200
Toshiba Satellite M505-S4945
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500
Toshiba Satellite E105-S1602
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo P7350
Fujitsu LifeBook S7220
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo P8600

Devices with the same GPU

HP Pavilion g6-1a69us
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i3 380M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Extensa 5635Z-444G32N
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4400, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Zoostorm 3389-2410
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 15.4", 2.8 kg
Dell Inspiron i1545-4583JBK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4400, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire 5738-644G50Mn
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6400, 15.6", 2.8 kg
Acer Aspire 5732Z-4234
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4300, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Acer Aspire 5538G
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, , 15.6", 2.8 kg
Asus UL50A-XX004C
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU7300, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite L500-11V
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Sony Vaio VGN-NW240F
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 15.5", 2.7 kg
Gateway EC5409u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core SU4100, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus UL50AG
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU7300, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite A505-S6980
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 16.0", 3.3 kg
Sony VAIO VGN-NW270F/S
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 15.5", 2.5 kg
Gateway EC5802u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU7300, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Dell Inspiron i1545-4742JBK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4300, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Dell Inspiron I1545
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4200, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Packard Bell EasyNote TR87
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Advent Roma 1000
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Celeron M 900, 15.6", 2.9 kg
Asus M51a
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6400, 15.4", 2.9 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)