Pros

  • Relatively light and affordable
  • Included TV tuner and remote

Cons

  • Not configurable
  • No Bluetooth or WWAN communications

At A Glance

This reasonably priced desktop replacement has good multimedia features, including an HDTV tuner, but performance was modest.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Satellite P105-S6217 Notebook features next-generation Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology and professional-grade graphic chips to meet the high demands of multimedia users, creative professionals and gamers.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSPADU-00W00S
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
DVI Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce Go 7300
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Graphics Memory Technology SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 200 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 032017779426
Manufacturer Part Number PSPADU-00W00S
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite P105-S6217 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Satellite P105-S6217 Notebook features next-generation Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology and professional-grade graphic chips to meet the high demands of multimedia users, creative professionals and gamers.

Product Model P105-S6217
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series P105
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite P105-S6217 Notebook
  • USB External HDTV Tuner
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Additional Information

    TV Tuner:

  • USB HDTV Tuner
  • 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
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.7"
    Width 15.5"
    Depth 10.8"
    Color Onyx Blue Metallic
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T5500
    Processor Speed 1.66 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 667 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 945PM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type PC Card Type II, ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 68.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 1:55:04 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 427.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 428.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 346.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 670.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 560.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 980.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 330.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 815.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 281.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 36.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 20.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 522.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0