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Zoostorm 83-5300

Specifications

Zoostorm 83-5300Notebook: Zoostorm 83-5300 (83 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.8kg
Price: 750 euro
Sold in: UK
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Zoostorm 83-5300

50% PC Nextday Zoostorm 83-5300 review
Source: Techradar English

Can this Zoostorm's 17" screen make up for its lack of HDMI? PC Nextday uses generic designs to keep the costs down on its laptops, allowing more money to be spent on components. The Zoostorm 83-5300 is a 17-inch laptop, but doesn't quite offer all we were hoping for. The Zoostorm 83-5300 is a decent laptop and if you're seeking a large machine offering comfort and good everyday performance, it's worth a look. Don't expect it to replace your desktop PC, however, as 3D performance is limited, even by laptop standards.


Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/24/2009
Rating: Total score: 50%

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.


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.


T6400: Entry level dual core processor based on the Penryn core with only 2 MB level 2 cache and a low clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.0":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.8 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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

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Toshiba Satellite L555-S7916
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 3.2 kg
HP Compaq G71-340us
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Gateway NV7802u
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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4300, 3.2 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)