Toshiba Satellite P305

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite P305Notebook: Toshiba Satellite P305
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 74.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite P305

80% Toshiba Satellite P305-S8825
Source: PC Mag English
Desktop PCs have a lot going for them: big screens, high-performance parts, and comparatively low prices, just to name a few. But if you're working in a smaller space, you don't always have room to squeeze in a whole desktop setup. The P305 incorporates an uncompromising feature set into a very affordable 17-inch widescreen laptop.
4 von 5, Preis sehr gut, Leistung mäßig, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 60% mobility: 40%
69% Toshiba Satellite P305-S8825
Source: CNet English
Toshiba's new 17-inch Satellite P305 is a well-made, inexpensive desktop replacement, but much more powerful laptops are available for just a little more money.
6.9 von 10, Preis gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2008
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 80%

Comment

ATI Radeon Xpress X1270: Built in RS690T chipset and is based on an X700 graphics core (with less pipelines). It features no dedicated graphics memory but Vista Aero support.

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.


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-60: First in 90nm, later in 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 1.8 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.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.9 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits 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, 2008-06-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)