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TOSHIBA Satellite L305-S5921 NoteBook Intel Pentium dual-core T3400 (2.16GHz) 2GB Memory 160GB HDD Intel GMA 4500M 15.4" Windows Vista Home Premium

  • Intel Pentium dual-core T3400(2.16GHz)
  • 2GB Memory 160GB HDD
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
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The Satellite series notebook form Toshiba revolutionizes the way you get your business or entertainment on the go. Whether you're crunching numbers for your next business meeting, watching the newest thriller in HD playing games, the Satellite L305 Notebook will exceed your expectations. The Intel Core 2 Duo T3400 processor boosts speed, reduces power needs, and provides an optimized, multithreaded architecture for superior multimedia and multitasking performance.

You’ll be up and running instantly with 2GB of RAM. Enjoy exceptional video and immersive 3D graphics on a 15.4” widescreen with TruBrite technology. The 160 GB hard drive gives you lots of room for programs, documents, and media files. Burn CDs with the Super Multi DVD drive.

This portable powerhouse packs an integrated Atheros 802.11 b/g wireless LAN offering comprehensive network connectivity. Own the economical leader in lightweight versatility with heavyweight performance with the Toshiba Satellite L305.

  • newegg Intel Notebook Processor with "Smarter" Rating Given the "Smarter" Rating (two brains), the Intel dual core notebook processor delivers increased dual-core performance and extraordinary multitasking capabilities to allow you to take advantage of the latest software.
  • newegg Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor The Intel Pentium Dual Core processor includes two mobile-optimized execution cores in a single processor to enable execution of parallel threads or applications on separate cores, resulting in outstanding dual-core performance and greater system response when running multi-threaded or multiple demanding applications simultaneously.
  • newegg Integrated Intel GMA 4500M Graphics Core The integrated Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M boasts fast core speeds of up to 400MHz and advanced Intel Clear Video technology to deliver enhanced graphics and 3D rendering performance, and outstanding HD video playback with sharper image quality and precise color control.
  • newegg 15.4-inch Wide XGA Screen with TruBrite Technology The 15.4-inch Wide XGA Screen displays ultra-large pictures with almost no "black bars" for enhanced viewing comfort during movie playback. With Toshiba's TruBrite Technology, enjoy ultra-bright images at a wider viewing angle than ever without suffering from glare even in bright light situation.
  • newegg Built-in DVD Super Multi The built-in DVD Super Multi burns any DVD+R/-R, DVD+RW/-RW or DVD-RAM disc and supports the dual-layer function allowing up to 8.5GB data to be burned and saved on a single dual-layer disc. Burn your own DVD/VCD movies or backup data with ease!
  • newegg Windows Vista Home Premium Microsoft's innovative Windows Vista Home Premium provides the productivity, entertainment and security you need from your notebook PC and brings your world into sharper focus with its breakthrough design.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Steven J.
  • 7/17/2009 8:36:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood deal

Pros: Great price. Vista Home Premium. Very slick laptop and the finger pad is flat with the case of the laptop. No dust or junk to get caught up in the cracks. Very nice feeling keybaord.

Cons: The only real con is the amount of USB ports. I am also not a fan of the video out port the way it is recessed. Shouldn't be a problem since this is for a surfing the net and low tech stuff for my parents.

Other Thoughts: I immediately upgraded the RAM to 4GB and sold the 2GB that came with it online.

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  • David L.
  • 7/8/2009 6:24:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLabtop BAD

Pros: Computer was fast in loading, webpages load fast

Cons: A problem occurred within the first week of usage, and I am now seeking a solution. There are constant errors. Sometimes computer crashes and physical memory needs dumping. Load it back up and there are missing/deleted files. Laptop create constant Web browsers errors. Overall, kinda annoying laptop to deal with. THEN laptop crashed completely. Details below:

Hello, my toshiba laptop that I recently purchased within the last week has malfunctioned. It does not load. States "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer." "File: /boot/BCD , Status: OxcOOOOOOf , Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data." I checked inside the package and no reboot disc was found.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/8/2009 1:43:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPerfect for Older Parents' Use

Pros: Price (380) and feature set pretty much defines a good 'budget laptop'.

Cons: Nothing really given its intended and current use. Be nice to have a set of recovery disks but at this price I won't complain about having to make them.

Other Thoughts: I bought this to replace the 10 year old Mac iBook that my parents were using. They check email, do a little web surfing and personal finance, and that's pretty much it. They would have kept the Mac if it hadn't reached its OS upgrade limit.

I left Vista on it and didn't bother to remove any of the bloatware. For their limited needs it performs well and they are quite happy with it. I probably won't bother upgrading it to 7.

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  • Mark J.
  • 7/8/2009 6:38:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for the money

Pros: Computer has been flawless since buying this for my daughter before she goes to college. She is almost never on her desktop anymore

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/7/2009 4:09:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOK, I've read through the reviews ....

Pros: And some of them just re-emphasized what I already knew. Some people are iddiots. Plain and simple. This is your basic budget laptop. The Satillites have prvoen to be a decent value. I feel for the few who have a dead HD or a bad LCD, but COME ON PEOPLE, taking eggs away b/c you wanted XP? DONT BUY IT!! Or b/c Office is a trial?? Hello Office is about half the cost of the laptop for petes sake! Griping about the software bloat? Name me one laptop maker who doen't stick bloatware on nowadays? Take it off for petes sake? I lvoe this one, "I am taking eggs away b/c it had only 2 gigs of ram and not 4." Please, are you for real? It's called spending the money buddy!!! LOL. You get what you pay for!!!

Cons: I am just continually amazed how customers bring down the ratings of perfectly good products with such inane complaints. It really makes me wish we had a real zombie fest someday!

Other Thoughts: This laptop? I took out the bloatware, popped in another 2 gigs of memory, and whoooooooola, butter! People amaze me still.

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  • Marc P.
  • 7/5/2009 12:59:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat deal Great price

Pros: Intel Dual Core
2 gb ram
decent sized hdd
dvd burner
Good solid keyboard

Cons: Intel graphics are not really for modern gaming tho some games run on it. CSS runs fine on it.
The Wifi card acts up every once and a while.
No webcam but thats a cheap fix with a external logitech etc.

Other Thoughts: A cheap upgrade of the memory to 4 gb and an install of the windows 7 rc and this laptop soars! Not really for gaming but for everything else its a great laptop. Im a college student and its great for my student work. Overall, I got this laptop when it was 399 and it was a great deal! At its current price, I don't know if I would buy it.

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  • John F.
  • 7/4/2009 4:40:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks for me

Pros: After making sure it ran correctly, I wiped Windoze off and installed Debian Squeeze. I use this system for text editing, surfing, some limited Octave-based computing, and TeX-ing material for lectures. No problems with the installation, although I was forced to use Squeeze as I couldn't get the wireless to work in Lenny. The hard disk is small for Windoze, but huge for Linux. Responsive (although I disabled the touch pad b/c I kept bumping into it) action, crisp display, doesn't get too hot. Great deal, IMO.

Cons: I find the sound in Firefox (i.e., Flash media) too quite. This is a Linux/Flash issue b/c directly playing the same media (once downloaded) in VLC is better. The technical level of the system documentation is, er, limited, to put it kindly. I also think the variety of options in the BIOS is rather more restricted than other systems I've worked with. Screen viewing angle is pretty good with a high-contrast display (i.e., text on white bkgnd), but rather limited for lower-contrast material (specially, watching "Eureka" on Hulu).

Other Thoughts: All in all, makes a very nice Linux laptop. I wish the screen resolution were a bit higher (seems to be limited to 1280 x 800), the sound a bit louder, and the amount of technical information available higher. But at least after a month, I'm quite happy with my purchase.

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  • Kenneth L.
  • 7/2/2009 1:50:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for the bucks - did two of them

Pros: well - Newegg put them down $100 on one of their e-mail specials - bought one for my brother-in-law - was so good for the money, I thought - hey if they put it back down, I''l buy one. So then they put it on shell shocker e-mail special, for $120 off - it's a no -brainer.

Works fine - faster than I thought it would be.

All in all, great for the money.

Reasonably light, nice screen

Cons: Well, it's not 64 bit.

I didn't like the fact that the keys are slightly larger than my regular keyboard. Doesn't have the same feel because of this.

If you're used to larger keys, not an issue. Hell, one of my employees scarfed it up grinning, and loves it - so it's not even an issue to me.

Other Thoughts: Nothings perfect.

But when you can get this much for so little money - it's relatively great.

If I had paid regular price I would have rated it at a 4 - but at the price it was definitely a 5

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  • William L.
  • 7/2/2009 1:23:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsHard to Beat!!

Pros: Somewhat elegant appearance. Price!!!(379.99) 2 g's ram.
Smooth running. Most people would not need more features.
Ability to make recovery discs. Universal card reader.
Wi-Fi shut off switch to save battery power.

Cons: Shiny finish, which was mentioned above is a smudge and scratch magnet. Recovery discs take about 1 1/2 hrs requiring 3 dvd's. No webcam, but at this price, that's OK. Never use them anyway.

Other Thoughts: Would definitely buy another if the price were like the one I lucked into. Four and a half eggs, because nothing is perfect, but this one comes close.

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  • Michelle H.
  • 7/1/2009 9:08:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsYes, it's heavy, but...

Pros: Really beautiful laptop for the price, and runs Vista quite well. Although some people complained about preinstalled software, I didn't think it was any more than on most computers these days and it didn't take long to uninstall.

Cons: It is heavy, as some others have mentioned, and was a chore to drag around the airport without wheels.

Other Thoughts: I'd buy it again. Very pleased.

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