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Gateway M460 Series Laptop Computer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Gateway M460 Series Laptop Computer. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The battery and performance also get good feedback, whereas the keyboard and sound get less positive comments.

screen, performance, battery, design, price

usability, durability, sound, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gateway M460 Series Laptop Computer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Gateway M460 Series Laptop Computer from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on

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Jul, 2015

Expert review by: fsacj (

Gateway M460 Review (pics, specs)


The Gateway M460 series is designed to be a versatile and surprisingly mobile desktop replacement notebook, based on the wonderful Intel Centrino package. Configuration options allow you to balance price, performance, and mobility. At the low end, the...

Near perfect, gorgeous screen Great performance Outstanding battery life Good value Very Customizable Sleek design

Noisy and sporadic fan

The Gateway M460XL has proved to be a surprise for me. I am becoming sold on Gateway. They offer a very competitive product with little to complain about. The Gateway M460XL is a great all-around notebook for someone who wants a wonderful and large...

May, 2005

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

Gateway NX550XL Laptop


The Gateway M460X's wide-screen resolution of 1200 by 800 pixels may not be able to match the detail that higher-resolution 15.4-inch wide screens can produce, so you won't squeeze quite as many spreadsheet columns onto the M460X's screen at once or...

Offers loads of USB ports

Pointing stick difficult to use

Gateway has pared its once lushly detailed and illustrated printed users' manual down to a small, plain booklet, with networking tips relegated to a separate Acrobat manual on the hard drive. The documentation may not be as cohesive as before, but it...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

Gateway M460 Notebook (2.13-GHz Pentium M, 512MB 533-MHz DDR2)


Photograph: Rick Rizner

Offers loads of USB ports

Pointing stick difficult to use

Slim laptop has 4 USB ports--more than most laptops have. It has a problematic pointing stick device, however.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

Gateway M460X


Though it's well designed, the M460X has a disappointing keyboard.

The M460X is light and snazzy looking for a 15.4-inch wide screen, but don't consider it if you're set on using a pointing stick.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: (

Gateway M460


The Gateway M460 has all the right components and power to get your workday started, but it lags behind offerings from Dell and HP in terms of IT-friendly software tools and overall design.

Fast processor. Vast selection of connectivity ports

Below-average screen. Plastic material is not scratchproof

The Gateway M460 has all the right components and processing power to kick your workday into high gear. Yet its bulky, less-than-durable design and slim software and security offerings make it a B-list competitor.

Consumer review by: cannoldsmith2 (

"hot and sio sweet"


i like the product's features and uesing you... 

good easter too all pple out there

all the products are super

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Gateway M460E


i like the product's features and uesing your experience product.sometime................

good easter too all pple out there

all the products are super

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Gateway M460XL


First off the how fast the compute is unblievable in my opion, I noticed no diffrence in processing power when pludge in or when on the battery. I say pay extra $40 dollars for the 12 cell for great battery life, when gaming last about 2hours and 36...

Very faster for its battery life, nive big n bright screen, built in mic, speakers, graphics card is great, modular bay and 4 usb ports

not realy any... just that the 12 cell battery last about 4hours and 40mins instead of the 7 hours they said

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Gateway M460S


For what you pay it's a great deal. Screen is great, runs nicely and the 5yr warranty worked for me. With so much competition out there I see all laptops giving you the same specs for about the same price, I chose the gateway just because it gave a...

Does everything right

nothing yet

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Gateway M460XL


After several months of debating over what computer to get for college, I decided on the m460xl, and it has been great. It has the widescreen feature with a great display, but isn't as cumbersome as, say, at 17''. It is a little bit on the heavy side,...

Great battery life, good specs for a great value, nice screen

Little warm at times, nothing major. When medium pressure is applied, ripples show on screen, no bluetooth

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

Widescreen display and long-lasting battery make this notebook the perfect traveler. The new M460 Series features a modular bay so you can add an extra hard drive, a floppy drive, a CD-RW or DVD drive, without powering down. Mobile Intel Celeron and Pentium processors give you longer-lasting mobility at a great value.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):7hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display:No/Yes


Model:M460/M460E/M460E Plus/M460S/M460X/M460XL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway / Gateway M

Input Device

Type:EZ Pad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:400MHz/533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.6GHz/1.86GHz
Processor Number:350/730/750
Type:Celeron M/Pentium M


Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X600/Intel GMA 900