Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
SpecificationsNotebook: Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1 (Satellite X205 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7250
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 1300 euro
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
Source: Comp Reviews
Toshiba's Satellite X205 is clearly designed towards the PC gamer and it shows in its features. The dual graphics card setup does boost performance over many single graphics processor notebookgs but it still falls behind other gaming notebooks for using middle group graphics cores. For a gamer, the system performs well but those looking for a performance based desktop have other faster alterantives for the same price if they don't need the graphics.
3 von 5, Display mangelhaft, Mobilität mangelhaft, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 80% display: 50% mobility: 50%
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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.
T7250: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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.
60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.