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Toshiba Tecra R850-S8530

Specifications

Toshiba Tecra R850-S8530Notebook: Toshiba Tecra R850-S8530 (Tecra R850 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6450M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1300 euro
Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Tecra R850-S8530

82% Toshiba Tecra R850-S8530
Source: Computer Shopper English
With its latest Tecra introduction, Toshiba set out to make its business line of laptops thinner, lighter, and longer-lasting—without sacrificing durability. With its updated design, strong performance, and long battery life, this 15.6-inch notebook makes for a good office mate. Just take a close look at the display and keyboard before buying.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 82%
85% Toshiba Tecra R850 (PT520A-01S003) business laptop
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Despite our quibbles with the set up time, pre-installed software and the poor screen, the Tecra R850 is a great business notebook. It has a top-notch hardware design that looks good, feels good to use and, perhaps most importantly, feels strongly built. Its battery life is also very good for a 15.6in notebook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6450M: Seymore-PRO based entry level graphics card with Eyefinity+ support and clocked somewhere betwen 480 and 800MHz.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


2.4 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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83.5%: 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.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)