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Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z

Specifications

Toshiba Qosmio F50-10ZNotebook: Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z (Qosmio F50 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 1300 euro
Average Score: 79.33% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 83%, features: 75%, display: 57% mobility: 40%, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z

70% Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z review
Source: PC Advisor English

While the Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z is let down by a poor screen and gaudy and cheap-looking exterior, its inherent performance is more than satisfactory.


von 5: 3.5, Verarbeitung 3, Ausstattung 3.5, Display schlecht, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/08/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% features: 70% display: 40% workmanship: 60%
Toshiba Qosmio F50
Source: Inside HW English
If we take design and “make-up” aside, we get notebook that has great performances. Toshiba Qosmio F50 can satisfy appetites of most gamers. If display was a little bit better it could easily receive one of our awards. If few hundred euros that will remain in your pocket are enough compensation for average display and you plan to play games from time to time, then Toshiba Qosmio F50 is your notebook.
Leistung sehr gut, Display mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2008
Rating: performance: 90% display: 50%
71% Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z review
Source: CNet English
While the Quad Core HD processor works well when upscaling DVDs, the gesture-control feature is next to useless. That said, the Qosmio F50-10Z is reasonably priced at £899, it has plenty of features and, as long as the over-the-top chassis doesn't put you off, it serves well as a mid-range, entertainment-focused laptop.
7.1 von 10, Display gut, Ausstattung gut, Preis gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2008
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 80% features: 80% display: 80%
80% Toshiba Qosmio F50
Source: Gadget Zone English
While a new generation of notebook technology teeters on the horizon, products like the Qosmio F50 prove there’s no point in waiting, not when the hardware is this good now. Media enthusiasts and mobile gamers will approve of its offerings.
4 von 5, Leistung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 40%
80% Toshiba Qosmio F50
Source: Gadgetspeak English
While a new generation of notebook technology teeters on the horizon, products like the Qosmio F50 prove there’s no point in waiting, not when the hardware is this good now. Media enthusiasts and mobile gamers will approve of its offerings.
4 von 5, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 40%
83% Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z
Source: PC Pro English
Qosmio laptops have always represented the gregarious, outgoing end of Toshiba's extensive range of notebooks, and the F50-10Z is no exception. The Qosmio logo is liberally splashed across the rear of the lid, and the keyboard is surrounded by white LED icons and a chrome border. The Quad Core HD is an out of place innovation, but the rest of this Qosmio impresses
5 von 6
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 83%

Foreign Reviews

92% Notebooks für Spieler
Source: PC Games Hardware - 3/09 German
Comparison, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT: Successor of the 8600M GT and because of the smaller 65nm production process the card is higher clocked (and therefore faster) with the same current consumption.Furthermore, it features an improved video processor (VP3) and HybridPower to save current (in conjunction with the 9100M G).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


P8400:

Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.9 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

Toshiba reviews


79.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-10-25 (Update: 2012-07-18)