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Toshiba Satellite Pro L500 Series

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T1Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8700, Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.8kg, 2.9kg
Price: 600, 800 euro
Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
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mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1D6

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1D6Notebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1D6
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8700
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

67% Toshiba Satellite Pro L500 1D6 review
Source: It Pro English
Can Toshiba’s 15.6in laptop meet the demands of business users? We review the Toshiba Satellite Pro L500 1D6 to find out. The Toshiba is not a stylish machine, but it is solid, dependable and speedy, which for most companies will be a priority. The downsides are a relatively low screen resolution, and non-Gigabit Ethernet, but if you want an easy to read display, a full-size keyboard and plenty of grunt, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L500 1D6 delivers good value.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 67%

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T1

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T1Notebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T1
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T1
Source: Chip.de German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 10/01/2010

 

Comment

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.

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650: The Mobility HD 4650 is based on the Desktop 4650 architecture, but features a lower clock rate of memory and core. Depending on the core clock (450-550MHz possible) and the used memory (DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 with 600-800 MHz possible) the mobile 4650 can show a different performance. The current consumption of the chip alone ranges from 15-25W. Features Avivo HD video features.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5165: Renamed Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with slightly higher clock speed. Therefore, no DirectX 11 support and only slightly faster than a HD 4650.

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

P8700:

Mid-range dual core processor with 3 MB level 3 cache and a TDP of 25 Watt.

Intel Core i3:

330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.


15.6: 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. However 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.


2.8 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

2.9 kg:


67%: 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, 2010-11-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)