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The Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q882 is a high-end notebook laptop with an 18.4" TFT LCD widescreen display.

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Excellent graphics and wonderfully large screen

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Speakers are powerful

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Battery life is a joke

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Large power brick

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Boot up seems... slow.

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Touch panel on left side is poorly placed (tend to get brushed a lot), and makes annoyingly loud beeping noise when pressed.

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multiple hardware failures

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The Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q882 is a high-end notebook laptop with an 18.4" TFT LCD widescreen display. It features an Intel Core i5-450M processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB hard drive and an NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M graphics processor. Additionally, the X505-Q882 sports a DVD-R/RW SuperMulti drive with Labelflash functionality and a built-in webcam/microphone combo.

The X505-Q882's Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB of DDR3 RAM ensure that it will be more than capable of handling everyday activities and even the most extreme multitasking. Its NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M graphics processor allows the X505-Q882 to play high definition media files as well as perform as a moderate to high-end portable gaming machine. Meanwhile, the X505-Q882's DVD-R/RW SuperMulti drive not only allows you to burn CDs and DVDs on the go but, due to its Labelflash technology, allows you to burn labels directly onto CD/DVDs without the need for ink.


  • 18.4" TFT LCD widescreen display (1680x945)
  • Intel Core i5-450M processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M graphics processor
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB (7200rpm) hard drive
  • DVD-R/RW SuperMulti drive with Labelflash
  • Inbuilt microphone and webcam
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN card
  • 1x HDMI-CEC, 3x USB, 1x eSATA/USB
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02/25/2011 02:17

I had an experience of making laptops run faster...When I tried to format the disk, it ran faster than the previous. This is just my opinion...Would it be faster?



02/25/2011 09:40

No, not if it's brand new. Formatting helps if your computer is acting slow due to crazy fragmentation of data on the hard drive (which happens after using your computer a lot with most of the hard drive utilized, lets say 60%+), or an excess number of unknown / malicious processes are running - taking ages to load up on boot and burning valuable cpu cycles from then on. A brand new laptop won't suffer from either of these, unless the manufacturer really wants the user to have a poor experience and adds a bunch of crapware.

02/25/2011 02:15

What do you guys mean "Hardware failures". If you're gonna format the hard disk, would the system/hardware performance increase? I'm thinking if we're gonna buy this....just gonna need it for college....

02/02/2011 02:25

I've gone through two of these since September of 2010, and I'm having to return the second one because of hardware failures.



02/02/2011 02:30

Oh, the first one was returned as a lemon after finding the processor's temperature sensor was faulty.

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