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Toshiba Introduces the World’s First Laptop with Three NVIDIA GPUs

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When Toshiba set out to reset the bar for high performance gaming laptops and revamp its flagship gaming line, the company turned to NVIDIA for its expertise in visual computing. The combined efforts of both companies resulted in Toshiba's most powerful gaming laptop to date featuring the new highly integrated GeForce 9400M graphics processing unit (GPU) along with a pair of NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS enthusiast-class GPUs. The Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q708 and X305-Q706, the first pair of laptops to incorporate three powerful NVIDIA GPUs, give users a choice between maximum performance and quiet operation.

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i wonder how they cool that thing! and what if one of the gpu's is defective?
 

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When I read the title my first thought was trisli laptop OMG! Now I see it's not, but this makes me wonder if you can use the 9400 for physx, on second thought nevermind, you cant you have to have at least 246mb of vram to do that. would be cool though.

That thing is sick looking though! that is one pretty laptop!
 
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With an amazing battery life of half of ten minutes!
 

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i don't care about that i want one
 

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Wow, that is pretty awesome. I like seeing Toshiba get serious about gaming type notebooks. Granted, battery life is probably like 45 minutes but hey, there are always outlets!!!!
 

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well anny laptop u start gaming and your battery life goes out the window
 
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This just means that they have SLI with an Nvidia mATX board in there that has an IGP. Laptops are basicaly mini desktops now with a screen attatched.
 
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There are strange markets out there for products like this :wtf:
 
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#12
Does anyone see the resemblance between some of MSI's Gxxx laptops & this Toshiba one???

IMHO I think Toshiba are trying to out do MSI. So they decided they would do a '1 better' by throwing out a latop that supports 3-way SLi to get everyones attention. which in this case can either be a VERY stupid idea or a very clever one. - Im sure they WILL sell (about one or 2) but i reckon that it woulda been a better idea to keep this a prototype instead of a full production model - they will make hardly any profit out of these but as it is - Millionaires will be Millionaires, Billionaires will be Billionaires & the lower working class citizens will just hold on to their cash until they find a bargain thats not bloated & mega overpriced which this one WILL be.


nothing my friends or family bought made by Toshiba has ever lasted a year before breaking down. MSI might chuck all sorts of random shit into their laptops such as the air purifyer idea etc etc but at least they keep it simple & keep their laptops at a level that even the working class can afford without thinking twice.

Any one here a son of a rich millionaire??
 
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Powerful laptop=powerful battery guzzler.
 
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I have a Gateway p7811fx with a single 9800m gts and p8400...with a 2600mah battery, I can get 3 hours of web surfing.

Now that Toshiba has a 9400 along with a pair of 9800m gts. So it can probably turn off the pair of 9800m gts. Also it has a 3200mah battery. It should have decent battery life with all that power, but it all depends if it can turn off those 9800's.

But this 706/708 is a guzzler, look at the a/c adapter...230watts! Mine is 120watts.

Also the 9800m GTS RUNS HOT...so that toshiba must have some heavy duty cooling.

Finally, WTF is with the screen resolution!?!?! 1680x1050!?!?! Where is the 1920x1200?!?! SO MUCH POWER ON SUCH A SHITTY SCREEN!

edit: forgot to add. The 9800m GTS is a 9600gt. And we know that a pair of 9600gt are awesome, with an 80%+ scaling. I wonder if we can expect the same scaling performance with the 706/708
 
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I have a Gateway p7811fx with a single 9800m gts and p8400...with a 2600mah battery, I can get 3 hours of web surfing.

Now that Toshiba has a 9400 along with a pair of 9800m gts. So it can probably turn off the pair of 9800m gts. Also it has a 3200mah battery. It should have decent battery life with all that power, but it all depends if it can turn off those 9800's.

But this 706/708 is a guzzler, look at the a/c adapter...230watts! Mine is 120watts.

Also the 9800m GTS RUNS HOT...so that toshiba must have some heavy duty cooling.

Finally, WTF is with the screen resolution!?!?! 1680x1050!?!?! Where is the 1920x1200?!?! SO MUCH POWER ON SUCH A SHITTY SCREEN!
I think it's a good idea. It virtually lengthens the life of the laptops use. You get more time to max out your favorite games and won't have to compensate for high resolutions. :p
 
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Meh just have it plugged in at the mains.

For a lappy that looks so fine.
 
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I think it's a good idea. It virtually lengthens the life of the laptops use. You get more time to max out your favorite games and won't have to compensate for high resolutions. :p
Your logic phails. :p
 
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With an amazing battery life of half of ten minutes!
But with hybrid SLI on this laptop, batterylife sure would last longer in case you were just using win apps. Its better than the dual 3870 Alienware imo.
 

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These laptops are beyond ugly though. I've seen the older versions(which look basically the same) in Best Buy's....
 
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9800gts!
 
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Why don't they make 22'' screens for laptops with a real Quad in them.....With real TR-I SLi


Who cares about battery life! It's for the people that take it from home to the office on a daily business.....
 

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Toshiba must be making a killer profit when they sell the 708...

708 is $1k over priced, for its a 706 ($2000) + quad ($1000) + sdd ($200) = $3200...but sold at $4200.

Lame...toshiba...lame.