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Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S

Specifications

Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930SNotebook: Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S (Qosmio X500 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
Display: 18.4 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4.5kg
Price: 1900 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S

80% Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S 18.4-Inch Gaming Laptop
Source: Comp Reviews English

The Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S is a large 18.4-inch gaming laptop computer with a new Intel 2nd Generation Core i7-2630QM quad-core processor. This Sandy Bridge processor is fast, as are the two 500GB 7200RPM hard drives. While the notebook is very heavy, it can be used as a desktop replacement with excellent gameplay utilizing an NVIDIA GTX 460M 1.5GB GDDR5 graphics card.


Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on the GF106 chip using GDDR5 graphics memory (up to 1.5 GB).

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


18.4":

This is a very large display size for laptops on a desk without mobile use.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.5 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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


80%: 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.

Toshiba Qosmio X500-167
GeForce GTX 460M
Toshiba Qosmio X500-01R
GeForce GTX 460M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)