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.
Fast Quad Core Processor, High Performance 3D Graphics, Bluray Compatible Drive
Top-of-the-line components, including Intel Core i7; second solid-state hard drive; massive 18-inch 1080p display.
Incredible overall performance, Blazing-fast SSD, Bright, full HD display, Loud, clear speakers, Good Blu-ray playback
Gorgeous 18.4-inch, 1,920-by-1,080 resolution screen. Core i7 CPU. LED backlit keyboard. Solid multimedia test performance. Cheaper than comparable laptops.
Expensive; no USB 3.0 support; short battery life
Heavy, Warm temperatures above deck
Expensive, touch pad is tiny.
Screen Resolution Doesn't Support 1080p Video, Very Heavy, Glossy Keyboard Somewhat Difficult To Use
Expensive; tiny touch pad; surprisingly cramped keyboard; mute button beeps loudly when pressed.
Modest frame rates at highest resolution, Slippery keyboard
Trailed in gaming performance. So-so battery life.
By Computer Shopper on February 01, 2011
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....92
By AVRev on November 01, 2010
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 July 15, 2010
This monstrous 18.4-inch gaming rig delivers fantastic frame rates, Blu-ray playback in full HD, and a blazing...80
By Geek.com on April 27, 2010
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 April 12, 2010
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 March 25, 2010
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 February 26, 2010
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...80
By Online Notebook on February 23, 2010
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 About.com on January 01, 2010
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 Use80
By eTech Reviews on October 30, 2009
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...-