Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237
SpecificationsNotebook: Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T2080
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237
Source: PC Mag
There was a time when 17-inch LCD screens cost a fortune to buy—and this was just a standalone screen. A year ago, you were guaranteed to spend at least $2,000 on a 17-inch laptop. Now, you can get one for half that. The Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237 ($999 direct) is tailored to penny-pinchers whose main concern is screen space. It bundles a gorgeous 17-inch screen that will make you forget about that old desktop, but you'll have to contend with middle-of-the-road components. Naturally, you'll have to deal with some bulk any time you integrate a 17-inch widescreen. The P205's 7.3-pound frame is tolerable as long as the laptop stays in one place most of the time. The Acer Aspire 9300-5005—the only other 17-inch laptop that's priced under $1,000—is half a pound heavier.
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3.5 von 5 Leistung mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 50%
The good: Attractive design; movie-friendly display; comfortable keyboard and well-designed touch pad; lightweight for a desktop replacement. The bad: Economy processor results in mediocre performance and below-average battery life; large company logo on lid is off-putting; lacks Bluetooth option. The bottom line: The 17-inch Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237 laptop looks good but is hobbled by its budget processor. You can get more for your money elsewhere.
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(von 10): 5.3, Leistung 3, Ausstattung 7, Preis/Leistung mangelhaft, Mobilität mangelhaft
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/18/2007
Rating: Total score: 53% price: 50% performance: 30% features: 70% mobility: 50%
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.
T2080: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
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.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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.
61.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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