Toshiba Satellite Pro M30

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Toshiba Satellite Pro M30

Widescreen multimedia center. The Satellite Pro M30 offers enhanced productivity at work and unlimited entertainment during leisure time, the slim and...

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ProFast, lots of features, easy to use

ConsProblems with internal modem, infra red port has s...

The Toshiba satellite m30 pro is a thin and sleek laptop matching the looks and requirements for todays busy and on the move users. It is literally a desktop computer packed into a small, light and easy to use 1.6GHZ, 60 Gb memory HDD and 512 MB RAM machine. I have found it not only easy to use...

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“Toshiba SPM30”

published 01/09/2005

Proscreen size, overall features

Consprice

This review is for the Toshiba Satellite Pro m30 Harman Kardon styled laptop.I will not say what I paid as it was a special price and not generally available. I have had this laptop for approx. 9 months. I use this laptop mainly for wireless connection to the WWW from my lounge, I am writing this...

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ProWidescreen, DVD Writer, Wireless, Card Reader

ConsQuite Heavy, Price

This is my first Laptop, and I must say I think I have made a top choice. Although a bit pricey in comparison to others of similar spec, I feel the difference in quality and durability outweigh the cost implications! The business side of the laptop speaks for itself, a good size HDD (40gb) with a...

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published 25/08/2011

Hi, which units/parts has to be replaced to increase buffering capacity, RAM? Can U please name them?
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published 26/08/2011

It's usually the processor or the ram to increase speed. But buffering is usually based on your internet connection aswell. Most laptops and pc's have a maximum ram allowance depending on the processor so your laptop may already be at it's limit. And also laptops are quite difficult to increase the spec. You'd be best of buying a new laptop of a cheap pc for the effort and cost of upgrading your old machine. check out the link for cheap laptops

Product Information : Toshiba Satellite Pro M30

Manufacturer's product description

Widescreen multimedia center. The Satellite Pro M30 offers enhanced productivity at work and unlimited entertainment during leisure time, the slim and lightweight form factor makes the Satellite Pro M30 easy to carry, while its sleek contemporary metallic-silver case adds additional style and elegance. With a stylish metallic Magnesium Alloy casing design and a lightweight 2.8kg case, the Satellite Pro M30 series has been designed for robust mobile computing. Amazing 15.4" widescreen display, powerful nVIDIA GeForce FX graphics and premium Harmon Kardon speakers bring DVD movies to life and provide a spectacular 3D games experience. Work where you want, when you want with Intel Centrino mobile technology for superior wireless freedom. Toshiba's pre-installed ConfigFree software lets you enjoy hassle-free network connections between home, the office and wireless 'hot spots'. Take advantage of improved productivity on the move with up to a full day's battery life when you add the optional extended battery (extends normal battery life from 3.5 hours to 7.5 hours). Easy, high speed connectivity for all of your devices and networks with USB 2.0, FireWire, fast Infrared, SD memory slot, LAN, modem and Wi-Fi as standard.

Product Details

Product Description: Toshiba Satellite Pro M30 - 15.4" - Pentium M - Win XP Pro - 256 MB RAM - 60 GB HDD

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Pro

Processor: Intel Pentium M 1.7 GHz / 1 MB Cache, Intel Pentium M 725 / 1.6 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 256 MB DDR, 512 MB DDR

Storage: 60 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD-Writer, CD-RW / DVD

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 - 64 MB DDR

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

Battery: Up to 3.7 hours, Up to 3.2 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 36 cm x 27 cm x 3.6 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Localisation: English / United Kingdom

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: PSM35E-000UG-EN, PSM35E-0042X-EN

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium M 1.7 GHz, Intel Pentium M 725 / 1.6 GHz

Cache: L2 - 1 MB, L2 - 2 MB

Front Side Bus: 400 MHz

Chipset: Intel 855PM

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino

Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, power-optimized processor system bus

Memory

RAM: 256 MB, 512 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR SDRAM

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots:

Storage

Main Storage: 60 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD-RW, CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - fixed

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

Write Speed: 16x (CD) / 1x (DVD), 24x

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 1x (DVD), 24x

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: AGP 4x - NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 - 64 MB DDR SDRAM

Sound: Stereo speakers

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b, 802.11b/g

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Compliant Standards: Wi-Fi CERTIFIED

Wireless Controller: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.17, ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Run Time: Up to 3.7 hours, Up to 3.2 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ¦ 1 x PC Card ( 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 parallel - IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25) ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ¦ 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Memory Card Reader: Yes ( SD Card )

Software

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities, WinDVD, Toshiba Management Console, Drag'n Drop CD, Toshiba ConfigFree, Microsoft Office OneNote 2003

Miscellaneous

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

Compliant Standards: ACPI 1.0b

Localization: English / United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 36 cm

Depth: 27 cm

Height: 3.6 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

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