Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890 18.4-Inch Gaming Laptop Review

Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890 18.4-Inch Gaming Laptop Review

One of the most noticeable things about the gaming laptop, Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890, is its design. It’s very glossy, with a black chassis and neat accents. It looks unique even for a gaming laptop. There is a red Qosmio logo and an interlocking grid pattern on the lid. The speakers and base are outlined in metallic red, which matches the metallic red track-pad buttons. Clearly, if you get this laptop, you’ll be attracting attention wherever you go!

Thanks to the powerful processor and graphics capabilities, you’ll be able to play any game you want. Some of the most graphics demanding games can’t be played on regular notebooks, so it’s nice to know that there is one on which they can.

Here are the specs of the Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890:

A� Processor: 1.73 GHz Intel Core i7 (quad-core)A� Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360 MA� Memory: 6 GB DDR3 (can be upgraded to 8)A� Hard drive: 500 GB SATAA� 18.4″ display with TruBrite technologyA� OS: Windows 7 Home Premium

Other features include a Blu-ray player, Wireless-N capabilities, USB Sleep and Charge, ECO utility, and a hard drive impact sensor. The impact sensor is designed to automatically lock the hard drive whenever it senses vibration from a drop or hit. Thus, you won’t have to worry about losing important data on your Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890 out of clumsiness or an accident.

There is a HDMI output which allows for connectivity with a high-definition television. The HDMI-CC connection can scale movies, videos, and games up to 1080p. Needless to say, this is more than a gaming notebook – it’s a multimedia powerhouse!

With its Wireless-N capabilities, you can stay connected to the internet at all times. It’s compatible with all 802.11 networks and even offers a wider range than what most other notebooks offer. With the integrated Bluetooth connectivity, you can synchronize Bluetooth-enabled devices.

Due to its size, the battery life won’t last for hours on end. If you take advantage of the ECO utility, however, you can expect a battery life of up to 3 hours. The Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890 is obviously designed to be a desktop replacement. All in all, the X505 is an amazing gaming laptop model. Judging from its specs and features, it also has just about all any laptop user would ever need!