Pros

  • Cool red lights
  • Comfortable keyboard with ten-key number pad

Cons

  • Mediocre performance
  • Low-res screen with fussy images and text

At A Glance

The Qosmio may look like a gaming rig, but it fails to deliver on performance and has an unimpressive screen.

Manufacturer’s Description

Designed for entertainment, Qosmio products offer the most powerful multimedia and gaming experiences available on a laptop. Built for TV, music, video and gaming, they feature ultra clear, bright screen technology, surround sound and one-touch controls to access all your multimedia content. Models even include High Definition DVD-R for a cinematic film experience, and hard disk drive recording to allow you to record TV programmes direct to your laptop.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSBY5U-03N01P
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.86 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode HD+
Screen Resolution 1600 x 900
Backlight Technology LED
Switchable Graphics Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA, Intel
Graphics Controller Model GeForce GTX 560M, HD 3000
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.50 GB
Graphics Memory Technology GDDR5, DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Dedicated, Shared
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PSBY5U-03N01P
UPC Code 883974982363
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Qosmio X775-Q7170 Notebook
Marketing Information

Designed for entertainment, Qosmio products offer the most powerful multimedia and gaming experiences available on a laptop. Built for TV, music, video and gaming, they feature ultra clear, bright screen technology, surround sound and one-touch controls to access all your multimedia content. Models even include High Definition DVD-R for a cinematic film experience, and hard disk drive recording to allow you to record TV programmes direct to your laptop.

Product Model X775-Q7170
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Qosmio
Product Series X775
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 6 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Qosmio X775-Q7170 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.4"
Width 16.3"
Depth 10.8"
Weight (Approximate) 120.0 oz
Color Red Horizon
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2450M
Processor Speed 2.50 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM65 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium with SP1
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
TouchPad Features Multi-touch Gesture

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 82.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 4:30   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 36.4   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 1445.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 12.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 540.0   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 526.2   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 203.4   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 189.3   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 137.4   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 72.0
Working power usage 5.7   Watt hours
Idle power usage 13.7   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 69.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 45.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 64.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 66.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 78.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 79.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 101.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 123.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 127.0   Frames per second (higher is better)