Toshiba Tecra A7
Toshiba Tecra A7

Toshiba Tecra A7

Specifications

Toshiba Tecra A7Notebook: Toshiba Tecra A7
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2500
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 256 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 88%, features: 85%, display: 65% mobility: - %, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Tecra A7

Foreign Reviews

Test Toshiba Tecra A7 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/06/2007
Rating: display: 50% workmanship: 90%
Flott und vielseitig
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/15/2006
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80%
85% schicker Single, flinke Zwillinge
Source: PC Professionell German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 95% features: 85% ergonomy: 75%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X1400: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 is part of the lower middle class. The performance can be compared with an elder X600, but technically it is a X1300, which is scarcely 100 Mhz higher clocked.

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.


Intel Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2500: » 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.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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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85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)