The new Lenovo Y is also a contender. The Toshiba Satellite comes in two configurations. With a weight of just under 3 kilograms 6. You can see the heat pipe but not the fan. We found that 3D rendering is accompanied by a slight blur. Battery life is pretty average at best and for typical mixed usage, about two and a half hours can be expected with the brightness turned down a bit. Looking down at the screen from the top, the display contents faded extremely and the typical TN-based color inversion occurred quickly in the other direction.

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While it was possible to type quickly and the keys provided good feedbackwe found the glossy surface and the very small keysnamely the arrow keys, space bar, and function keys, to be very annoying.

The Toshiba Satellite P uses two graphics cards.

Even most modern games run flawlessly. We tested this implementation by using a 3D movie. This should provide the multimedia notebook with more than sufficient processing power.

Before we discuss the ergonomics and practicality of interface layout, we first consider overall connectivity. Last but toehiba least, the moderate battery life is a weakness as well.

Dealing with larger files, however, sometimes requires a bit more patience than in other devices.

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Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. Our Satellite Pon the other hand, is equipped with a The left and right side each house two portsa distribution that allows for flexibility.

A better cooling system and a quieter Blu-Ray drive would make watching videos even more fun. This trend was continued in higher resolutions and details but F1 was ultimately smooth and playable even at high settings. The processor also has a 6 MB Level 3 cache. A state-of-the-art quad-core processor, 8 GB of RAM, and a dedicated mid-range graphics card should prove sufficient for all practical applications. The user should take care when removing the fragile plastic cover as it tends to snag in a few places.

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Toshiba homepage Toshiba notebook section. Similar to the keyboard, the touchpad also has a few oddities.

At times, the noise level reached a maximum of Similarly, we attained expected frame rates in Anno and Risen 2. Tosniba 3DMark06 and 3DMark11, the results followed the trend and we observed no abnormalities. In the Cinebench R The textured surface and choice of materials made a high-end impression.

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Our initial concern during consumption measurement was that the rather small battery combined with the hefty consumption would result in a shorter runtime. Accessories The Toshiba Satellite P comes in an extremely compact retail box that provides barely enough room for the notebook itself and the huge included power supply.

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The Toshiba Satellite P offers a higher communication standard than many other notebooks. The Toshiba Satellite comes in two configurations. The thermal design is the largest point of criticism for the multimedia notebook. That said, the Xplorer X does also come with a dedicated graphics card, which contributes most to the increased power draw under load. The top is finished with a silver metallic aluminum type of finish, which feels fairly durable.

Keyboard When considering the keyboard of the Toshiba Satellite P, the first thing we noticed was the very smooth, glossy black surface of the individual keys which tended to become annoying in unfavorable lighting. The situation is completely different under loadparticularly when the graphics card is fully loaded. Disk data transfer rate. Similarly, the occasionally jerky touchpad that refused to work during full load is a glaring flaw. More information about these and other options can be found on the Toshiba product website.

Temperature In the p855 of high-performance notebooks, designers are always challenged to find the proper balance between quiet operation and powerful, high-performance components which generate a significant amount of heat.