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Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828
Processor: AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3100
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828

60% Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Toshiba Satellite M305D-S4828 won’t blow you away with blazing speed or killer 3D graphics, but it has more than enough horsepower to handle your everyday workload. For less than $900 you get lots of storage, decent graphics performance, and better-than-average audio output, all in an attractive, lightweight package. If you want to trade graphics performance in for longer battery life, you might want to opt for the Intel-powered Gateway T-Series, but overall we like the price-to-performance ratio and design of this notebook.
3 von 5, Leistung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 80% mobility: 40%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 3100: Slower clocked Radeon HD 3200 onboard graphic chip with a reduced feature set (missing HD video decoding features?). Beware: Under Windows XP the HD 3200 may have no 2D acceleration because of a driver problem.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


AMD Turion X2 Ultra: The AMD Turion X2 Ultra is part of the Puma platform and a mixture of the old K9 core (form the Turion 64 X2) and some parts of the K10 architecture (memorycontroller, hypertransport, crossbar switch from the Phenom). Because of the increased L2 cache ("Ultra" CPUs) and the improved memory controller, the performance increased a bit. Still a similar clocked Core 2 Duo is noticably faster.


ZM-80:

Mixture out of two K8 based cores and K10 uncores (e.g. memory controller). Offers improved power saving functions compared to older Turion CPUs but still not as good and fast as a Core 2 Duo. The ZM-80 is the slowest CPU of the ZM series and a entry level CPU in 2008.

» 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.

Toshiba reviews


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


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-09-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)