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13.3-inch Display on Toshiba Portege M800 Computer

The Toshiba Portege M800 (Model D3311) Notebook is equipped with 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5800 with 2-MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB featuring Mobile Intel 965GML Express Chipset Mainboard,batteries and offers 2-GB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM, 250-GB 2.5-inch 5400 rpm hard drive with anti-shock feature and a 8X Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer.

And whether youre on the move or sat at a desk, the Toshiba is a easy companion. The fine, glossy display might lack a little smartness, but the colour reproduction and great contrast is ample reward.

The Toshiba Portege M800 Notebook PC is equipped with 13.3-inch (33.7 cm) WXGA Widescreen Active Matrix LCD TFT display with Clear SuperView technology ( Toshiba nb100 Battery) powered by Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X3100 Graphics Chipset with 256-MB shared video memory providing maximum of 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolution with 24-bit 16.7 million colours.

The Intel GMA X3100 graphics chipset integrates DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL compatible games unleashing high performance graphics one need for playing the current games titles on Notebook Computer PC.

Toshiba Toshiba Portege M800 Laptop Computer PC comes with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium operating system preinstalled, Toshiba Satellite a105-s4000 Battery and accompanied driver CD contains drivers for both Linux and Windows operating system. The Notebook Computer features spill resistant keyword and touch pad with 2 click buttons and one scroll button.

Weighing about 1.89 Kgs without battery pack, the Toshiba Portege M800 Laptop PC offers integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG WiFi 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN connection, integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN connection, and basic 56kbps V.92 fax/modem card for data connectivity. The Laptop also features integrated advance Bluetooth v2.1 wireless connection.

The Intel GMA X4500MHD stumbled through our lightest Crysis benchmark at a rate of just 6fps. The 3700mAh battery cripples the M800s stamina, too. Just short of three hours in light use puts the Toshiba well behind the rest of the Toshiba Satellite l350 Battery pack.
Its a shame because the Toshiba has much to offer.

Toshiba Protege M800 is also equipped with integrated 6-in-1 Bridge Media Slot which supports SD Media, Memory Stick Memory Stick Pro, Multimedia Card, XD-Picture Card and it comes with built-in high quality Herman/Kardon Speakers which are Cinematic 3D 24-bit surround sound capable allowing SRS360 degrees 3D stereo sound effect with 5.1 tracks.

Other features of the Toshiba Portege M800 Laptop PC include 4 USB v2.0 fast ports (2 on each side), ExpressCard/54 slot, touch pad with 2 click buttons and one scroll button, PCMCIA One Mini PCMCIA Slot compliance support type, Inbuilt Audio AC97 Stereo Sound With 3D Sound effects along with built-in stereo speakers and HDMI digital out port connection.

Toshiba Portege M800 Laptop Computer also offers integrated Biometric FingerPrint Card Reader with Security software suite for data and system security and integrated 1.3 Megapixel Webcam with integrated mike built into LCD bezel for a hassle free audio-video chat experience.

Windows Vista Home Premium edition preinstalled Toshiba Portege M800 is comes with 6-cell Li-Ion 2400 mAh standard Toshiba PA3206U Battery, which can provide upto 3.5 hrs backup without WiFi connection (1.5 hrs with WiFi)

I/O Ports

4 x USB v2.0 compliant 4-pin connectors (2 on each side)

ExpressCard 54mm

IEEE 1394 (FireWire) integrated port

VGA port for external monitor

RJ-45, Ethernet

RJ-11, fax/modem

Microphone-in

Headphone-out

S-Video TV-out

PCMCIA Card Slot

Toshiba Portege M800 Notebook Specs :

Intel Core 2 Duo Central Processor T5800, 2.0 GHz

2-MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB

Mobile Intel 965GML Express Chipset Mainboard

1-GB DDR2 533 Mhz SDRAM (Maximum 2-GB)

250-GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive

8X DVD Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer

Display & Graphic

13.3-inch (33.7 cm) WXGA Widescreen Clear SuperView Active Matrix LCD TFT display

Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X3100 Graphics Chipset with 256-MB shared video memory

1280 x 800 pixels resolution

Network & Communication

Integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG WiFi 802.11a/b/g Wireless network connection

Integrated 10/100 Fast Ethernet LAN

56Kbps V.92 Data/Fax Modem

Integrated Bluetooth v2.1

Other Features

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition

Integrated 1.3 Megapixel Webcam

Integrated microphone built into LCD bezel

6-in-1 Media Card Slot

Biometric FingerPrint Card Reader with Security Suite

Integrated SRS Surround Speakers

Toshiba spill resistant keyword

Touch pad with 2 click buttons and one scroll button

PCMCIA One Mini PCMCIA Slot compliance support type A

Audio AC97 Built-in Stereo Sound With 3D Sound effects

Li-Ion 6-cells general Toshiba Satellite m308 Battery, 2400 mAh/cell, Upto 3.5 hrs backup

Dimensions: (WxHxD): 315 21.8 (minimum) 32.6 (maximum) 234.3 mm

Weight: 1.89 kilogram with battery power pack

Price and Availability
The spec is good peculiarly given the price. An Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 sits alongside 4GB of DDR2 memory, and the 320GB hard disk ably swallows video and music files. Performance is a little behind similar laptops, but 1.13 is even snappy enough for most tasks. You can forget gaming, though.
The Intel Core 2 Duo Central Processor T5800 powered Toshiba Portege M800 Laptop PC is available in India for the price of Rs. 52,900/- with one year warranty. Visit www.pc.toshiba-asia.com for more details.

Tips To Fix Computer Monitor Related Problems

How many times did you come across a non-responsive monitor? I am sure; it must be more than once. Well, there are several reasons that contribute to computer monitor problems. It may be due to an electrical fault, loose cable connection, interferences, and defected computers video adapter or monitors problem itself.

While there are a number of factors that bring premature death to your monitor, you are always with the options to rejuvenate your monitor. Here well discuss about some of the options you can try to retrieve your monitor from a dead state.

Firstly, make sure that all the connections are okay. Remove the electrical cord and VGA cable from your computer and monitor and then put them back to their original place. Check out whether the connection is tight. In case you are using a cable extender you have to remove it.

Use a different outlet to plug the monitors electric cord. For a UPS or surge protector you need to plug it directly into a wall outlet.

Whether your monitor has gotten a severe problem or its just a result of loose connection, can be determined by attaching it to a different computer. If its still not working you can assume that it needs replacement or repair work. On the other hand, if it works perfectly, troubleshoot your video card.

Another way you can try is to unplug your computer from the monitor and power outlet. Remove the cover and take the video card out of the slot. Then again push it back to place after ensuring a secure connection.

If you cant make out whether your video card is the main culprit, go for reinstalling the video card drivers. Put the video card CD into your computers CD-ROM drive. Then follow the instructions to reinstall it. You may opt for downloading a new version from the manufacturers website.

Very often we overlook the simple issue that might be associated with our monitors problem. Yes, you are right; I am talking about Screen Resolution. To resolve the problem Right click on a blank area of your desktop, choose Properties from display menu and click on the Setting tab. Now try different resolutions for your screen.

Are you aware of electrical interference? This causes your monitor appear jumpy or wavy. Take radios, speakers or fans away from your monitor lest they cause electrical interference.

These are some handy ways you can try to fix your monitor. If you face more critical problems you can take support from Online Computer Repair. Computer services companies offer various tech support plans to fix all sorts of PC problems. You can subscribe any of their plans and enjoy hassle-free computing.