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Toshiba Satellite P300D

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite P300DNotebook: Toshiba Satellite P300D
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.4kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 74.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 45%, features: - %, display: 30% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 50%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 30%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite P300D

Foreign Reviews

89% Satellite P300D-150
Source: PC Praxis - 2/09 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 70% performance: 60%
60% Toshiba Satellite P300D-12F
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/24/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 30% display: 30% mobility: 60% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 30%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470: Faster clocked HD 3450 and successor of the HD 2400 XT but with DirectX 10.1 and due to the new 55nm process, higher clockspeeds. Avivo HD video functions allow the decoding of HD videos.

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 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-64:

In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.4 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in 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


74.5%: 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-07-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)