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The Toshiba Satellite A505-S6986 is a mid-range, 16" notebook computer, one of several pre-built options in the A500 series.

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Pros

general operation is quick and responsive once it has been cleaned of excessive software

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runs fairly cool and quiet, don't normally hear it at all

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Cons

comes with a large collection of pre-loaded software that needs to be removed for proper operation

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keyboard feels a bit loose and flexible, not very comfortable

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design makes you hit Caps Lock instead of Shift a few times until you get used to it

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battery only lasts just over an hour

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face recognition doesn't work very well

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keys aren't well defined, often need to look down to find the one you're looking for

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Toshiba Satellite A505-S6986 is a mid-range, 16" notebook computer, one of several pre-built options in the A500 series. It features an Intel Core 2 Duo processor clocking in at 2.20 GHz, 4 GB of RAM, and a 400GB hard drive. The A505-S6986 is one of three sub-$800 models in the A500 series with a discrete graphics card, utilizing the NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M. With shared memory and this 1GB card, the notebook features 2814 MB of total graphics memory, enabling more than adequate gaming performance. The A505-S6986 also features a DVD burner, built-in webcam, and an HDMI port for playing HD content on a larger display. Windows 7 is pre-installed.

Features 
  • 16" LCD (1366 x 768)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 (2.20 GHz)
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 400GB HDD
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
  • DVD burner
  • HDMI port
  • Built-in webcam
  • Eco-utility tool
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • 6.48 lb
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