Toshiba Satellite M300

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M300Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M300
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T8300
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite M300

70% Toshiba Satellite M300
Source: Gadget Zone English
With a good mix of features in a nicely designed package, the M300 is a good option for both work and play.
3.5 von 5, Ausstattung gut, Leistung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% mobility: 40%
75% Toshiba Satellite M300-S1002X
Source: Digital Trends English
We’ve been continually impressed with Toshiba notebooks lately, and the M300 continues that trend. We love the look, how the keyboard feels, and the display is one of the best we’ve seen. And the fact that it’s just $1,149 is fantastic too, as a lot of business notebooks are far more expensive. Like all Toshibas, there’s the typical bloatware installed, so you’ll have to go through a cleansing ritual after purchase, but that shouldn’t take longer than a half-hour or so. And once it’s cleaned up, it’ll be a darn good notebook, though we’re surprised Toshiba decided to forego including any security features on a notebook intended for business. This is easily the M300’s biggest drawback, and could be a deal-breaker in some corporate environments. If not, we can easily recommend the M300 as it’s a fine all-purpose notebook that is comfortable to use and won’t break your back or your wallet.
7.5 von 10, Preis sehr gut,
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2008
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 90%

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.


T8300: The Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 was at the time of announcement a fast dual-core CPU for laptops with 3 MB level 2 cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


2.4 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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72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR290EAP
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR120
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR21S
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR190E
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Acer TravelMate 6492
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» Sony Vaio VGN-CR11S
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» HP Compaq 6510b
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» HP Pavilion dv2500t
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Dell Latitude D630
Core 2 Duo T7300

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» Dell Latitude D630 XFR
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Toshiba Satellite M300
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-08- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)