Toshiba Satellite T130-120

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite T130-120Notebook: Toshiba Satellite T130-120 (Satellite T130 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Solo SU3500
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 40%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 85%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite T130-120

60% Toshiba Satellite T130
Source: Digital Versus English
The Toshiba Satellite T130 is available in various versions with components offering varying performance levels. Slim, light and with good battery life, the T130 makes a good first impression. Unfortunately, the touchpad and screen aren’t up to standard, which compromises the overall comfort of use. This is nevertheless a well-put together laptop with enough under the bonnet for office work.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

90% MEGATEST: notebooki za 1700-3500 zł
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 40% display: 80% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 70%
Toshiba Satellite T130 - jako víno
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2010
Rating: mobility: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

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.


SU3500: Power efficient single core processor for small subnotebooks that is based on the Penryn core and includes all features (like Virtualization, C6 state, ...). The performance should be comparable with a 1.7 GHz Athlon II Neo K125.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for 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.

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75%: 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, 2010-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)