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Toshiba Preps Qosmio X305 17-inch Gaming Laptop for Launch Next Month

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  1. malware New Member

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    Following all other brands that offer gaming laptops Toshiba has decided to join too, starting with Qosmio X305 - a 17-inch gaming station on the go. A quick sneak peak at some of the specs indicates Intel's still to be officially released Centrino 2 platform that includes a 3GHz dual core processor and up to 4GB of high-speed DDR3 RAM. Other specs of the laptop include a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX with turbo cache VRAM, dual 200GB high-speed 7200 rpm hard drives for a total of 400GB and a 17-inch WSXGA+ display with 1680x1050 resolution. The Qosmio X305 also packs Harmon Kardon stereo system with 4 speakers and a subwoofer. The Toshiba Qosmio X305 is expected to be launched on July 14th.

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    Unless that thing packs a 12 cell battery, you're mobility wont be that great!
    Other than that: It looks great, and the specs are awesome! Its like having an E8400 under the hood!
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    I would love to no what sought of price were looking at here.

    My one cost 3 and a half grand when i bought it just over a year ago i rekon this will be similar price. It cirtainly has awesome specs tho :respect:.
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    Turbo ram is another name for shared memory. For having a GTX Im hoping its not meaning that.
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    I've only seen the Qosmio series from Saudi Arabia (and they're crap). Does it even exist in the US?
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    Gaming laptop....

    Sounds like an oxymoron to me.
  7. 0elemental0 New Member

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    my laptop would have to disagree.. scores 8800 in 3d mark 06.. crushes on some cod4 and tf2...oblivion..

    t9300 @2.5
    320 gig 5400 rpm
    4 gig 5 5 5 15 ram
    8800 gts 512 discreet graphics
    17 inch display

    bluetooth blablabla etc esata....


    plug in a mouse and go

    from toshiba this would be like 2800$$ plus...

    mine was 1250
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    Yeah, but can it play DOOM?
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    gaming laptops = fail, toshiba = fail
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    My friend has been kicking himself for the longest for buying an Area-51 m17x. Its the sleekest lappy I've seen in a long time but the 3870 & 8800gt beats it :ohwell: That's where the price to performance ratio hits the wall - HARD :banghead:

    Desktops are forever :rockout:
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    i agree...i do 90 percent of gaming with my 3870 on a desktop. but my lappie was horribily outdated. let me put it to you this way... it had no internal way to burn cds.. all it was good for was internet/document creation.. and tuning my wrx.. so i upgraded my mobility instead of my desktop.
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    how the hell is that thing gonna work? work for like 10 mins and burn your lap and then shut off?
  13. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    well if its anything like the toshiba gaming laptop we cary at bestbuy the thing is built cheap as hell you can tell how cheap it is when you pick it up it just feels like its well cheap which is not how i want a $2000 laptop to feel
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    Mine would be a similar size to that one and i find quite easy to lug around to lans n mates places try doing that with desktops.
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    well thats certainly gunna be easy to lug to lan parties.
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    pity about the turbo cache memory... that means that it uses system DDRII ram for the graphics... which will mean a lot of stuttering
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    It burns my eyes! I never have been a fan of Toshiba laptops.
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    i'm surprised how many people hate Toshiba here... i'm out of touch in the laptop world, but my Pentium 3 laptop still works great to this day.
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    Yep cooling is a big prob with lappys as its inadequate

    with mine i end up elevating it at the back to alow air flow

    If manufacturers came up with better cooling then we would see the term desktop replacement being a reality.
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    Looks shiny
    My laptop has no battery and is held together with gaffer tape
    But it would be way out of my price range
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    so people buy these gaming laptops to bring to lan parties? why not just buy a good lan case with a sturdy handle? it prolly weights just as much.
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    some poor, poor people... just cant assemble rigs. i dont mean build, i mean plug the cables in. I know a girl who 'pushed too hard' and her PSU 'burst into flames' sounds fun to me... she'd be a riot at a lan with that rig.
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    lol yea, defin on the invite list
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    She's on my take home list. If she's dumb enough to do that, she's dumb enough to sleep with me :laugh:
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    Sounds like one of my ex's :/

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