Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980
SpecificationsNotebook: Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980 (Satellite E205 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 990 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980
Source: PC Mag
The Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980 is a competent 14-inch mainstream laptop, equipped with good processing power, battery life, and a backlit keyboard, but it's only worth buying if the price drops significantly.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
Back at the beginning of 2010, one of our favorite laptop surprises was the Toshiba Satellite E205-S1904. Toshiba's holiday update of one of our favorite laptops, the Satellite E205, adds graphics and WiMax, but its higher price and lack of other new features prevent it from being a standout at the end of 2010
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% mobility: 50%
NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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