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Toshiba Tecra M5
Toshiba Tecra M5

Toshiba Tecra M5

Specifications

Toshiba Tecra M5Notebook: Toshiba Tecra M5
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M 128 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 4:3, 1024x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Average Score: 84.93% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 82%, features: 84%, display: 59% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 40%

Reviews for the Toshiba Tecra M5

62% Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: CNet English
The Toshiba Tecra M5 seems be something of a dying breed. While most business laptops have incorporated wide screens and more entertainment features, the Tecra M5 holds fast to its standard-aspect display and minimal media controls. That's not to say that the Tecra M5 is behind the times; it's just all business, with such corporate-friendly features as a fingerprint reader, Trusted Platform Module, and a lengthy three-year warranty. And when it came to our office productivity tests, the Tecra M5 performed as well as some laptops with higher-end components. In fact, our primary complaint relates to the system's battery life: the Tecra M5 couldn't quite hit the two-hour mark on our drain tests. If you're not planning to stray far from a power outlet, or if you can afford the extended battery ($152), the Toshiba Tecra M5 delivers a nice balance of business-friendly features and strong performance for its $1,899 price.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

(von 10): 6.2, Leistung 7, Ausstattung 7, Akkulaufzeit 4, Preis/Leistung mangelhaft, Display zufriedenstellend
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/14/2007
Rating: Total score: 62% price: 50% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 70%
70% Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop Review
Source: Pocket Lint English
Notebooks can be many things, they can be ultraportables stripped of everything and used for little more than email and word processing or then again, you can have a hulking desktop replacement with enough power to run a small empire. If you’re in the need of a specialised graphics card, there are many options for you to take. While there are compromises to be had with the Tecra, it represents good value for money and while it’s not the most powerful notebook out there, it’ll certainly get the job done.
kurzer Test; nur in der Zeitschrift verfügbar

7 von 10, Preis/Leistung gut, Akkulaufzeit hervorragend
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2006
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 85%
80% Top-notch security, durability, and performance.
Source: Laptop Mag English
With the Tecra M5, Toshiba demonstrates yet again that it knows how to build a business-focused laptop at a good price. This 5.2-pound thin-and-light has every feature mobile pros might be looking for (save one), plus a host of built-in security and durability features. Nicely configured at $1,799, this notebook won’t break the budget. Wrapped in an attractive silver metallic-flake chassis, the Tecra M5 isn’t too flashy. Lift the lid and you’ll find a bright 14.1-inch screen. The height of the 4:3 display might mean a tight fit on airplane tray tables, but the viewing-angle performance from above and side-to-side was good.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

4 von 5, Preis/Leistung attraktiv
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 85%
100% even i can use it
Source: Ciao.com English
i have this laptop for work, well at least i think its this model. it has the fingerprint technology, so you can basically swipe your finger instead of using your password. only problem is its like voice activation, if you dont do it exactly the same every time, you just end up putting your password in anyway. im not that technically minded, so this review might not be that helpful for all the blokes out there, but this laptop seems to have lots of features and plenty of usb ports and that, and the usual dvd/cd writer etc.
umfangreicher Erfahrungsbericht eines Benutzers; online abrufbar

(von 5): 5, Preis/Leistung 4, Leistung 4, Mobilität 5
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/26/2006
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 100%

Foreign Reviews

83% Test: Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2007
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 91% mobility: 96% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 40%
80% Wenig Speicher: Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/25/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
83% Toshiba Tecra M5 PTM51E
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 87% features: 75% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 85%
Firmenkunden im Visier
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80%
100% Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: PC Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Langlebiges Office-Notebook
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/10/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 40% features: 80% ergonomy: 90%
83% Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/10/2006
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 78% features: 77% ergonomy: 85%
78% Mobil mit Stil
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/27/2006
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 40% performance: 72% features: 100% display: 32% mobility: 69% ergonomy: 95%
Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2006
Rating: performance: 85% features: 85% display: 75% ergonomy: 95%
90% Spitzensportler: Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: PC Go German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/31/2006
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 85%
Toshiba Tecra M5
Source: Telekom-Presse German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/30/2006
Rating: features: 100% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 80%
95% Grafisch anspruchsvoll
Source: PC Professionell German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/16/2006
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 95% features: 95% ergonomy: 85%
95% Was sich Firmen wünschen
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 95%
95% Filme & MP3s unerkannt runterladen
Source: PC Praxis German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 65%

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M: It is based on the GeForce Go 7300 with professional certified graphics drivers for applications like CAD, Rendering, 3D modelling, etc.

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.


14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


2.6 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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84.93%: 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)