Toshiba Satellite P305D

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite P305DNotebook: Toshiba Satellite P305D
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress X1250
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 40%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite P305D

80% Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8900
Source: Laptop Mag English
This budget 17-incher offers a slick design, high-res display, and booming speakers for only $799. We love nothing more than a budget notebook that doesn’t look or feel like one. At $799, the Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8900 has a stylish design, a crisp 17-inch display, and good sound quality. After we removed some software, we warmed to the Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8900. Its performance jumped, making the $799 price a bargain. Add to that a bright, high-res display, booming speakers, attractive design, face recognition, and Sleep-and-Charge USB ports, and you’ve got a desktop replacement that we’d easily recommend for those on a budget.
80, Display 90, Mobilität 40
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 90% mobility: 40%
Toshiba Satellite P305D Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Toshiba Satellite P305D is a great update from the older P205D notebook, giving buyers a much nicer notebook for the price, as well as a few new perks like the awesome Fusion finish. The fit and finish are excellent, and with features such as the excellent Harmon/Kardon speakers or flush mounted touchpad, users get a lot for their money. While the budget price of $899 for the Toshiba P305D can be tempting, I would highly suggest users try to pinch together another $50-$100 to step up to the Intel-based P305, which offers users a dedicated graphics card, larger hard drive, and a few other goodies that help make the P305 notebook a much better machine. I have nothing against AMD processors, but when they are artificially crippled with low-end hardware (integrated graphics), a user would have no choice but upgrade to the Intel version to get the performance they want. I really love the layout, solid build quality, and features of this notebook, but when only a minor price bump gets you a notebook that can play modern games, it would be wrong not to point you in that direction.
Leistung schlecht, Display mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/29/2008
Rating: performance: 40% display: 50%

Comment

ATI Radeon Xpress X1250: It is an onboard graphic chip, implemented on AMD M690G. Sometimes, it is also called Mobility Radeon X1250. It is based on X700 design but with less pixel- and vertex pipelines. It hardly suited for players.

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-62:

In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 1.9 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.


3.3 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


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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» Toshiba Satellite L355D
Turion 64 X2 TL-60

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Athlon 64 X2 TK-57, 17.0", 3.2 kg
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Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 15.4", 2.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-06-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)