19 Toshiba TECRA M5 Corporate Notebook Review

Tired of the lag times you face while rushing your project for work as you
switch from task to task, window to window on your Notebook? A Dual Core
processor Notebook will surely catch your eye then… you can be quite sure
multi-tasking will be much smoother on such a Notebook These don’t come
cheap, but you probably won’t be complaining much about lag times on them.
Today we take a look at the TECRA M5 from Toshiba, it’s higher end variant, the
PTM51L-019010- a corporate Notebook designed for those after performance and
efficiency.

Tired of the lag times you face while rushing your project for work as you
switch from task to task, window to window on your Notebook? A Dual Core
processor Notebook will surely catch your eye then… you can be quite sure
multi-tasking will be much smoother on such a Notebook  These don’t come
cheap, but you probably won’t be complaining much about lag times on them.
Today we take a look at the TECRA M5 from Toshiba, it’s higher end variant, the
PTM51L-019010- a corporate Notebook designed for those after performance and
efficiency.

1 Toshiba TECRA M5 Corporate Notebook Review

The TECRA M5 is housed in a 14.1" form factor and features an extensive set
of unique Toshiba EasyGuard technologies for increased durability, outstanding
reliability and advanced data security combined with enhanced platform
stability. This feature, which should appeal to many mobile professionals, will be
elaborated on later in this article. First, let us take a look at it’s specs:


CPU

Intel Core Duo
Processor T2500 (2.0GHz Dual Core, 667MHz FSB, 2MB L2 Cache)


Memory

1GB with up to
4GB of DDR2 667MHZ upgradability

Graphics

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M
w/ 128MB dedicated VRAM

Hard
Disk Drive

100GB SATA w/ 3D HDD Protection

Optical
Storage

DVD SuperMulti Double
Layer Drive (DVD±RW/RAM)


View Screen

14.1" SXGA+ TFT


Features

2.3KG

Gigabit Ethernet

Trusted Platform Module


IEEE 1394

5-in-1 card reader


ExpressCard slot

Fingerprint reader

Toshiba Data Backup Utility

Toshiba Anti-theft Protection Timer

Shock Protection Design

Operating
System

Windows® XP Professional Edition