Pros

  • Great LCD panel
  • Heavy duty hardware

Cons

  • Poorly laid out drive image
  • Heavyweight hardware (over 10 pounds)

At A Glance

Toshiba builds a solid midrange gaming PC that also happens to be a superb platform for HD video and digital media.

Manufacturer’s Description

With an Intel Core i7 processor plus Intel Turbo Boost and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, the QQosmio X505-Q850 Notebook delivers maximum laptop power right when you need it. So you'll fly through everything from playing intense 3D games to creating and editing digital video, music and photos.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PQX33U-00L00H
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Display type Glossy LCD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drives included 2.0
Drive size 350.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
General Information
UPC Code 883974309719
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Memory Stick PRO 1.0
Available Interfaces HDMI
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 6000.0 MB
Dimensions
Width 17.5 inches
Depth 11.6 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 10.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 11.0 pounds
Optical Drive
Included Drives BD-RE/DVD+-RW Combo Drive
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 115.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:39   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 342.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 195.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 363.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 333.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 363.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 232.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 206.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 113.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 111.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 71.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 83.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 80.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 60.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 354.0