Toshiba Qosmio X70-AST2GX1
Reviews for the Toshiba Qosmio X70-AST2GX1
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky Archive.org version
Well, the Toshiba Qosmio X70 is a very competitive 17.3″ gaming laptop for 1000$-1200$ and especially when you can find it for around 1000$ or even less. The screen is good enough for a gamer, the GTX 770M performance is there and it’s quiet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2013
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Great performance; stable case; high quality screen; good Harman / Kardon sound system. Negative: Heavy and thick; cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/29/2013
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M: Upcoming high-end graphics card for laptops and part of the 700M series.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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.
4700MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
In former years, this weight was representative for laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, 17 inch laptops weigh less than that.
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 is not present in the smartphone sector. As laptop manufacturer, Toshiba still had 6.6% of world market share in 2014. However it fell to only 1.6% in 2016, making only for the 8th place.
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