Pros

  • Keyboard is easy to use

Cons

  • Difficult to upgrade

At A Glance

Dual pointing devices and an optical drive that swaps for a second battery are the highlights.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Tecra M3-S331 packs the latest mobile technology into a thin, lightweight chassis so you get the benefit of the latest advances in performance and security in one highly mobile notebook.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PTM30U-02X00L
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4700 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.41 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode XGA
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce Go 6200 TE 64M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 64 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 032017324817
Manufacturer Part Number PTM30U-02X00L
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Tecra M3-S331 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Tecra M3-S331 packs the latest mobile technology into a thin, lightweight chassis so you get the benefit of the latest advances in performance and security in one highly mobile notebook.

Product Model M3-S331
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Tecra
Product Series M3
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR333/PC2700
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Tecra M3-S331 Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Additional Information

    Case material:

  • PC+ABS Plastic
  • Magnesium alloy LCD Cover painted Premium Silver
  • Premium Black for LCD Mask, Cover, and Base
  • Multimedia Features:

  • Direct 3D sound
  • DirectSound
  • Direct Music
  • MIDI (playback) Support
  • Sound volume control dial
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 2200BG
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.4"
    Width 12.4"
    Depth 10.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 81.6 oz
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Pentium M
    Processor Model 740
    Processor Speed 1.73 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 533 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 915PM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows XP Professional with SP2
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type AccuPoint II, TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II, ExpressCard

    Performance

    Battery
    Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:26   (hh:mm)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 825.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Good
    World Bench 5 Score 77.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 829.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 614.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 351.0
    Ahead Nero 1041.0
    Windows Media Encoder 492.0
    Roxio VideoWave 468.0
    Adobe Photoshop 386.0
    Microsoft Office XP 593.0
    WinZip 550.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 374.0
    Adobe Premiere 625.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 453.0