Toshiba: world's first glasses-free 3D laptop arrives in August

By Jos
Jul 6, 2011
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  1. Toshiba has announced it is launching the "world's first" glasses-free 3D laptop next month. First teased at CES 2011, the Qosmio F750 not only lets you view 3D images without…

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  2. Mindwraith

    Mindwraith TS Enthusiast Posts: 186

    hope someone makes a 3D OS soon :) i wanna organise my windows by distance rather than just having them lay flat on top of each other
  3. how come that toshiba make such a good machine, but put so slow harddrives in it ? it makes the pc 10 times slower than it should be. and their mtb runs only with sata 150. this machine is gonna lag and is not worth the money.
  4. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    10 times slower? A little overstated I think. I'm sure there will be an option to add an ssd for your already expensive hardware.
  5. 10 times slower? A little overstated I think. I'm sure there will be an option to add an ssd for your already expensive hardware.

    i had a qosmio x-300 extreme edition, with 5400rpm hdd, and it was slow as h... even with hybrid disc it was slow becouse of the hdd controller was only sata 150. games lagged, full hd movies lagged. even after clean reinstall of windows it was the same.

    but the speakers in the system, that i liked very much. harmon kardon ftw.

    so if you ask gamers and power users, that new machine is a waste of money.
  6. herpaderp

    herpaderp TS Booster Posts: 151

    The GT540m just isn't powerful enough to play most recent games at the native resolution......y u do this toshiba?
  7. Xero07

    Xero07 TS Booster Posts: 100

    The hard drive only affects load time to the memory. with 6GB of ram Your not going to see any slowdown in application use due to the hard drive other then the startup times when all those resources are loaded.
  8. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    I only loaded up an OS on a 5,400 drive once (in recent memory anyway), and it ran like molasses if I tried to do more than one thing at once on it. He could see improvement with a regular 7,200 drive.

    As far as hybrid drives go, having tested out my Seagate Momentus XT in my primary computer, and my secondary computer, I can advise that if you run a lot of different applications on your computer (more than the capacity of the cache, 4 GB) in my case, the speed benefits are marginal, especially if you put your computer to sleep instead of turning it on/off. But if you run a very basic system off it, where you just run a few basic operations, the system boots up very fast, as do the startup items.

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