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Toshiba A210-17I


good value,long battery life,plenty of USB slots,SD Card slot, easy to setup

overheats, struggles with games,Vista 32bit (makes it unstable),  better models available

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Memory / capacityPoor

Ease of useSatisfactory

Range of Extra FeaturesPoor

Instruction manualSatisfactory

Manufacturer SupportSatisfactory

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I own several Toshiba Laptops and its the worst of the bunch. I find it gets too hot compared to the other models I have. The Vista that come with it I would have rather not had as I find the machine struggles with it due to its limitations. the 2gb of memory isnt enough to deal with Vista aswell as the fact the processor isnt used properly because its the wrong version (32bit instead of 64bit). It is not a gaming machine but find it handles photography and multimedia easily so maybe it original design was based on use as an office machine. The screen is good quality aswell as the general build quality. The built in SD Card slot is handy although find it gets too hot. It actually melted the glue inside one of my cards.

Handy machine and ok for budget users but wouldnt buy if you want to play games.
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TheHairyGodmother 16.01.2011 14:43

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The stylish Satellite A210 series is ideal for anyone wanting a great value notebook without compromising on design...


Product Type Notebook
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor / chipset

CPU AMD Turion 64 X2 mobile technology TL-56 / 1.8 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L2 - 1 MB

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