Pros

  • Display image quality is very good head-on
  • Intel Wi-Di connection is slick and works well

Cons

  • Terrible keyboard and pointing-device ergonomics
  • Poor sound quality

At A Glance

On its own, the Satellite E205-S1904 is an average laptop, but its Wireless Display capability is pretty cool.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-430M
Processor speed 2270.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 500.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
General Information
UPC Code 883974369508
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Memory Stick PRO 1.0
Available Interfaces HDMI
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Memory max 8.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 13.7 inches
Depth 9.6 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 5.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.8 pounds
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD+-RW Dual Layer Combination Drive
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software Adobe Reader 9; Microsoft Works 9; Roxio: Burn, Express labeler 3
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad (multitouch)
Other Hardware eSATA port; Netgear Push 2 TV PVT1000 Adapter with HDMI cable

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 91.0
Battery
Battery Life 4:22   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 277.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 364.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 777.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 441.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 414.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 488.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 391.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 199.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 25.39   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 19.09   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 22.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 16.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 13.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 11.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 19.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 335.0