Pros

  • Good balance of weight and screen
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Bluetooth not included
  • Not user configurable

At A Glance

This handsome, light business portable offers extra security and makes a great commuter notebook.

Manufacturer’s Description

Tecra A6-S513 combines solid refinements and essential mobility in a budget-minded notebook. Intel Centrino Mobile Technology dramatically accelerates performance. Toshiba's exclusive EasyGuard Technology provides state-of-the-art HDD protection if the notebook is threatened by falling or excessive motion. It also includes a spill-resistant keyboard.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PTA60U-00K003
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 5.68 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 15:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PTA60U-00K003
UPC Code 32017499669
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Tecra A6-S513 Notebook
Marketing Information Tecra A6-S513 combines solid refinements and essential mobility in a budget-minded notebook. Intel Centrino Mobile Technology dramatically accelerates performance. Toshiba's exclusive EasyGuard Technology provides state-of-the-art HDD protection if the notebook is threatened by falling or excessive motion. It also includes a spill-resistant keyboard.
Product Model A6-S513
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Tecra
Product Series A6
Memory
Standard Memory 512 MB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Tecra A6-S513 Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Additional Information

    Built-in Device:

  • Microphone
  • Flash Memory Card Slot Support:

  • Secure Digital
  • miniSD (with adapter)
  • SDIO
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Multi Media Card
  • xD Picture Card
  • Toshiba EasyGuard Features:

  • Toshiba PC Diagnostic Tool
  • HDD Shock Absorber
  • Spill-Resistant Keyboard
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • Memory Speed Support:

  • PC5300 DDR2 667MHz SDRAM dual-channel
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 13.5"
    Depth 9.5"
    Color Titanium
    Built-in Devices
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core Solo
    Processor Model T1300
    Processor Speed 1.66 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 667 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 945GM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows XP Professional
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

    Performance

    Battery
    Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:55   (hh:mm)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 5.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 822.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Fair
    World Bench 5 Score 77.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 736.0
    Ahead Nero 881.0
    Windows Media Encoder 506.0
    WinZip 471.0
    Adobe Premiere 553.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 612.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 650.0
    Roxio VideoWave 377.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 451.0
    Adobe Photoshop 399.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 416.0
    Microsoft Office XP 598.0