Toshiba Qosmio X505 - Intel Core i7

  • Toshiba Qosmio X505 - Intel Core i7
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  • Outstanding performance; built-in Blu-ray drive; beautiful LCD; sleek design
  • Blazing fast performance, Fast SSD hard drive, Gorgeous HD screen, Great webcam quality
  • Fast Intel Core i7 CPU, big 18 inch 1080p display, comes with a second SSD.


  • Expensive; no USB 3.0 support; short battery life
  • Heavy, Warm temperatures above deck

Expert reviews and ratings

By Computer Shopper on 92

The X505 offers the deluxe feature mix weve come to expect from this family of high-end desktop replacements. This massive 18-inch PC is perfect for media mavens who also enjoy gaming....

By AVRev on

The Toshiba Qosmio 505-Q896 is, by far, the fastest laptop that Ive ever used and makes for an incredibly user friendly HTPC experience with Media Controller and Windows Media Center. Theres not many competitors in the 18.4 class...

By LaptopMag on 80

This monstrous 18.4-inch gaming rig delivers fantastic frame rates, Blu-ray playback in full HD, and a blazing...

By on

Toshiba’s Qosmio X505 is a high-end notebook at a not-so-high-end price. The system has a monster 18.4-inch display and packs an Intel Core i7 processor, but those two are just the start of the fun–it also comes with a 64GB SSD and...

By Notebook Review on

Toshiba Qosmio X505 Review Article ContentsToshiba Qosmio X505 Review Aimed at both media enthusiasts and gamers, the Qosmio X505 is Toshiba’s largest and most powerful desktop replacement machine featuring a quad core processor and a mid-range...

By Videomaker on

A very versatile video capture device with the portability edge.Dan Bruns is an Associate Editor at Videomaker. Toshiba America, Information Systems, Inc. Digital Products Division 9740 Irvine Boulevard Irvine, CA 92618-1697...

By InfoWorld on 80

Like most new laptops, this one has either a multiformat card reader or a dedicated slot that accepts an SD (Secure Digital) Card. More popular than Memory Stick, CompactFlash, and xD-Picture Card, SD...

By Online Notebook on

Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q850 is a high end laptop made for gaming enthusiasts. It comes with all the high end components that you would expect in a gaming rig like fast processor, 1080p display and Intel Core i7 CPU. Buy it if you can afford the price....

By on 80

Pros: Fast Quad Core Processor, High Performance 3D Graphics, Bluray Compatible Drive

Cons: Screen Resolution Doesn't Support 1080p Video, Very Heavy, Glossy Keyboard Somewhat Difficult To Use

By eTech Reviews on

Toshiba returns with its Qosmio series of gaming laptops. Stripped of its stripes and tribal designs, the X505 still is a devil. In the days when Alienware is being challenged for it’s pennies, Toshiba steps in with a killer machine to draw some...

By cnet on 78

Toshiba revives its Qosmio gaming line with the high-end X505. It has everything from Blu-ray to an Intel Core i7 CPU, but it also carries a premium price. Read full review See all...

By LaptopMag on 80

A blazing-fast 18-inch desktop replacement with Intel Core i7 power and smooth Blu-ray...

By PC Mag on 70

The Toshiba Quosmio X505-Q850 is first out of the gates with a mobile Core i7 processor, and it's fast. We give you an exclusive...