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5.8 out of 10

Toshiba Satellite L505

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Reviews and Problems with Toshiba Satellite L505

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Overall 2
2.0

Repairs have cost me more than the original price. HORRIBLE!

M. Jeppson "chloesmum", Amazon
11 December 2011
  • Summary: I bought this as the black friday deal in 2009 and have since replaced the plastic plug in where the adapter cord plugs in TWICE at over $150 each time. No major wear its just a horrible design with cheap plastic surrounding it that breaks in half and then the cord cannot be supported and the laptop won't charge. I just got a new ac adapter last week due to mine sparking, smoking and almost setting my house on fire!
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Overall 2
2.0

expensive piece of trash

Luckyclucker "Luckyclucker", Amazon
30 June 2011
  • Summary: We've had this laptop for over a year and it is the worst model we own (we have 2 others, both Dell, which are much more useful). The mouse pad is ridiculously sensitive. I can't tell you how many times I've inadvertently clicked on links I wasn't trying to click on, erased portions of text I was still working on, and lost data I wasn't finished with. It is also a ponderously slow unit, compared to my other two (older) laptops. As for the sound, just forget it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid this item, invest more money in a quality product

Jason Brandenburg, Amazon
20 June 2011
  • Summary: I have had this laptop for a year and it is not charging anymore. Determined the power DC jack on the laptop is loose and it will cost 175 to fix. Based on the other horror stories I am reading on here I will just opt to purchase a new laptop from a more reputable laptop company than invest money into this laptop which may have more issues in the near future.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't count on that warranty

Lori S., Amazon
20 October 2010
  • Summary: Power jack broke off inside the case after only six months of normal use, and Toshiba refuses to fix it under warranty. After this happened to us, I searched online and discovered this is a common complaint. Toshiba used to repair this defect under warranty but stopped. I guess they'll have to be hit with another class action lawsuit like the one over the defective plastic hinges before they'll honor their warranty on this defect, too.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed

Amazon Customer, Amazon
29 September 2010
  • Summary: This is the second laptop. The first one I returned within the 30 days because of system issues. I should have been forewarned. This replacement laptop's hard drive crashed within 7 months. I shipped it back to Toshiba. The installed a new hard drive, would not extend the warranty on the new hard drive. Now everything runs slow. The internet reponse time is "click" go get a glass of water and maybe it will have responded.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cheap quality, dont waste your money.

Pandora, Amazon
16 May 2010
  • Summary: I've had my laptop for a little over 30 days(too late to return) and there are buzzing sounds 60% of the time that I'm using it. The only thing is that it looks good, but I wished I done more research before investing $600. The buzzing noise makes watching movies or listening to music less enjoyable. Like I said it hasn't been 2 months since I bought it brand new.
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Overall 2
2.0

not very happy

Overstock
22 February 2010
  • Summary: Laptop speed is not great, speakers are VERY VERY low, meaning close to non-existing, battery life is below average compared to other brands, battery and USB connectors on the sides, which is annoying, doesn't give you the chance to downgrade to windows XP and on top of everything laptop is non-returnable
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Overall 2
2.0

not very happy

Overstock
22 February 2010
  • Summary: Laptop speed is not great, speakers are VERY VERY low, meaning close to non-existing, battery life is below average compared to other brands, battery and USB connectors on the sides, which is annoying, doesn't give you the chance to downgrade to windows XP and on top of everything laptop is non-returnable
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Overall 2
2.0

slippery keys and cheap speakers

fire105 "ALLAN", Amazon
9 December 2009
  • Summary: UPDATE--This is an update to my review below------------The Keys are too flat and smooth, it is very easy for your fingers to lose place on keys---it has become very annoying and hard to adjust to. Just because of this alone I would have not bought this computer. I dint know if this problem is true for all new Toshiba's but this is definitely a problem on this computer. There is also another review with the same complaint--the flat slippery keys are a deal breaker.
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Overall 2
2.0

poor

Lynetta F. Busen, Amazon
13 October 2009
  • Summary: I was really excited to get the laptop. However, the excitement was short lived. The screen went blue and tech support said it was a bad hard drive. Thanks Amazon for the no hassle refund.
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