Toshiba Satellite A100-756

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Toshiba Satellite A100-756

The Satellite A100 platform balances state-of-the-art features with affordability in a sleek notebook design. Perfect for basic computing on the go, t...

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Review of "Toshiba Satellite A100-756"

published 22/03/2007 | wsbonsai
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Excellent
Pro Excelent WiFi, fully loaded, bluetooth, Fast
Cons mouse scroller tempremental
somewhat helpful
Speed
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Memory / capacity
Comfort & Portability
Robustness & Durability

"Toshiba Satellite Pro A100 Review"

My Toshiba Satellite Pro A100 Review.
Generally a great all rounder. The wide screen HD TFT display is clear & crisp with a soft matt finish to minimise screen glare. The A100 is fully loaded with WIFi, Bluetooth, 4 usb ports & boasts quality harman/kardon built in speakers.
All Hardware is backed up by a great host of top end programs to really get the best out of your projects....
Toshiba have supplied a host of additional system tools to improve the performace & life of this great laptop/note book.
So far the A100 has turned out to be the best pc/laptop ive used & generally does not dissapoint.....
Overall i give the Toshiba A100 Satellite Pro a 94% rating!

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  • kookicat published 27/11/2007
    Helpful review, thank you. :)
  • abcdefg published 23/03/2007
    Need some more info. If you add some I will re-rate. Welcome to ciao :-) Lisa x
  • wingnut888 published 23/03/2007
    hi and welcome to ciao
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Product Information : Toshiba Satellite A100-756

Manufacturer's product description

The Satellite A100 platform balances state-of-the-art features with affordability in a sleek notebook design. Perfect for basic computing on the go, the series includes an Intel Core Duo processor and wireless LAN capability to keep you connected to the Internet or network. The 15.4" Diagonal Widescreen XGA display permits side-by-side viewing of documents for increased productivity.

Product Details

Product Description: Toshiba Satellite A100-756 - 15.4" - Core Duo T2400 - Win XP Home - 1 GB RAM - 120 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Home

Processor: Intel Core Duo T2400 / 1.83 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 1 GB DDR2

Storage: 120 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 - 256 MB DDR

Networking: 802.11a/b/g , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: Up to 2.1 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 36 cm x 26.7 cm x 3.7 cm

Weight: 2.7 kg

Localisation: United Kingdom

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: PSAA9E-0FK01EEN

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core Duo T2400 / 1.83 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L2 - 2 MB

Front Side Bus: 667 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel 945PM Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino Duo

Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, power-optimized processor system bus, Execute Disable Bit capability

Memory

RAM: 1 GB ( 2 x 512 MB )

Max RAM Supported: 4 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Speed: 533 MHz

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots:

Storage

Main Storage: 120 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2x (DVD-R DL) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Features: TruBrite

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: PCI Express x16 - ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 - 256 MB DDR SGRAM

Memory Allocation Technology: HyperMemory up to 512MB

Max Allocated RAM Size: 256 MB

Sound: Stereo speakers

Codec: Realtek ALC861

Compliant Standards: DirectSound, DirectSound3D, DirectMusic

Audio Features: Harman/kardon stereo speakers, SRS WOW, SRS TruSurround XT

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g

Wireless Controller: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Compliant Standards: Wi-Fi CERTIFIED

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.90

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Features: V.92 upgradable

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 4000 mAh

Run Time: Up to 2.1 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 0 free ) ¦ 1 x PC Card ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x ExpressCard ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Memory Card Reader: 5 in 1 ( SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card )

Software

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities, Sonic RecordNow, Toshiba ConfigFree, Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, Connectivity Doctor, InterVideo WinDVD Creator Platinum 2, Norton Internet Security 2005 (Trial), Toshiba Summit, Microsoft Works 8.5

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, system password, keyboard lock

Compliant Standards: Plug and Play, APM 1.2, ACPI 1.0b, UL, TUV GS, cUL, UL 1950, VESA DPMS, CSA 22.2 No. 950, FCC Part 15 B, FCC Part 68, R&TTE

Localization: United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 36 cm

Depth: 26.7 cm

Height: 3.7 cm

Weight: 2.7 kg

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 5 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 35 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 20 - 80%

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