Toshiba Qosmio X500 - Intel Core i7

  • Toshiba Qosmio X500 - Intel Core i7
81
Based on 30 scores, 39 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    18
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Top-of-the-line components including Intel Core i7; second solid-state hard drive; massive 18-inch 1080p display.

Cons:

  • Expensive; tiny touchpad; surprisingly cramped keyboard; mute button beeps loudly when pressed.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tech2 on 65

The Qosmio X500 is priced at Rs.1,00,990, which is about 25K less than the Asus G74SX. But, where it lacks in a superior graphics card and 3DVision capabilities, it makes up for that with the larger screen, better speakers and a lower price. There...

By TechSmart.co.za on

The Toshiba Qosmio X500 is a highly capable notebook which should be able to fulfill all of your multimedia and most of your gaming desires. With impressive specs and an aggressive design, it's sure to appeal to many performance notebook users....

By About.com on 80

Jan 18 2011 - The Toshiba Qosmio X500-Q930S is a large 18.4-inch gaming laptop computer with a new Intel 2nd Generation Core i7-2630QM quad-core processor. This Sandy Bridge processor is fast, as are the two 500GB 7200RPM hard drives. While the...

By ITP.net on 80

If you want a fully-fledged desktop replacement that packs serious performance and features the Qosmio X500-11G is for you....

By NotebookCheck on 84

The Toshiba Qosmio X500 is an attractive gaming notebook, not least due to the GTX 460M graphics' impressive performance. Nvidia's new graphics card is able to position itself slightly behind the HD5870, the competitor from ATI, in the executed...

By TechRadar on 70

Toshiba's Qomsio range comprises its high-end media centres with the X500-128 being Toshiba's only dedicated gaming machine. Offering impressive performance and stylish, bigscreen usability it makes a decent choice for gamers, but it isn't...

By HardwareZone.com on

If you're wondering what's with our title, it's because Toshiba's QOSMIO series does sound like the word cosmic, while its shiny exterior speaks to us of a heavenly body that blazes in it the cosmos. As a step up from the older QOSMIO...

By Tbreak.com on 80

Swap out the hard drive with an SSD to realize the true potential of the X500 Gaming laptops are generally big and heavy and don’t offer much in terms of battery life. Where they do shine is allowing you to carry your gaming rig with you. Now when...

By NotebookCheck on 83

Toshiba has largely achieved a worthy desktop replacement with the Qosmio X500-121. On the positive side it has excellent performance in applications as well as good gaming prowess; the luxurious connectivity, integrated Blu-Ray burner and respectable...

By CNET UK on 80

The Toshiba Qosmio X500-128 isn't quite as quick as the very fastest gaming laptops on the market, but it's certainly not far behind. If you're looking for laptop with an enormous screen and high-speed graphics, you should think seriously...

By Pocket-lint on 80

This is a high-end, well-specced computer that is great to use, reliable and very well-built Key specs3.5mm jack, Blu-ray, Bluetooth, eSATA, Ethernet, ExpressCard 54, Fingerprint scanner, HDMI, Li-ion battery, SD, SDHC, USB, VGA, Wi-Fi, Windows 7,...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Screen Progress at last! With contrast of 805:1 (blacks at 0.25 cd/m² against whites of 201.3 cd/m²) and a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) display, this laptop does better than much of the competition.It still relies on TN panel technology,...

By CNET UK on 71

The configuration of the Toshiba Qosmio X500 that we reviewed, the X500-116, packs a powerful punch in terms of features and performance. That goes some way towards making up for its huge size and unappealing colour scheme, but we also think it's...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

It’s been a while since we looked at one of Toshiba’s Qosmio laptops. In fact the last one was the way back in 2008. That machine was let down by a poor screen and Toshiba’s reluctance to embrace Blu-ray, making the high price tag...

By What Laptop TechRadar on

We’ve just got hold of Toshiba’s Qosmio X500-10X, a massive 18.4-inch gaming system that boasts high-end Intel and nVida components and looks to pack a massive punch performance wise. We haven’t had a chance to run our comprehensive...

By CNET Asia on 78

Toshiba revives its Qosmio gaming line with the high-end X500. It has everything from Blu-ray to an Intel Core i7 CPU, but it also carries a premium price....

By NotebookCheck on 85

Toshiba has done a good to very good job with the Qosmio X500. Starting with the case that could only be a bit more stable in some parts and attracts attention with fingerprints within a short time. In return, it has been manufactured very well and...

International Review By Magnus.de on 80

Das 2000 Euro teure High-End-Multimedia-Notebook liefert eine sehr hohe Leistung und eine fast komplette Ausstattung, bei der nur USB 3.0 fehlt. Mit fast 5 kg Gewicht ist das Qosmio X500-167 aber eher transportabel als mobil. Die glänzende...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Toshiba bietet mit seinem Qosmio X500-167 ein gefälliges Update des Gaming-Maxis in die Sandy-Bridge-Zeit. Es werden Leistung ohne Ende, ein erstklassiges Display und nicht zuletzt ein leises Betriebsgeräusch geboten. Sogar eine akzeptable...

International Review By Magnus.de on 100

Mit dem Qosmio X500 bekommt man ein leistungsstarkes und sehr gut ausgestattetes Desktop-Replacement. Der Preis ist...