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Toshiba launches new Qosmio gaming laptop

by on18 June 2008


Has Geforce 9800M GTX graphics

Toshiba might not be the first notebook brand you're thinking of when you're going to buy a gaming notebook, but the brand new Qosmio WXW might just change your mind. Not only does this notebook have a brand new shiny Geforce 9800M GTX graphics card with 1GB of GDDR3 memory, but it can also be equipped with a 64GB SSD and a 160GB hard drive.

Other features includes an unspecified choice of Core 2 Duo processors, 2GB of DDR3 1,066MHz memory as standard, upgradeable to 4GB, a 17in LCD with 1,680x1,050 resolution, Harman/Kardon speakers, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and the usual stuff like a DVD writer, webcam, memory card slot, HDMI, eSATA, USB 2.0 ports, an Express Card slot and so forth.

At 412x306x43.2~62.5mm (WxDxH) and 4.2kg, well, 4.3kg for the version with the SSD drive, this is one big and heavy machine. It's also quite expensive at about €2,080, but if you don't have that kind of cash, the SSD less model costs around €1,665 and a model with a Geforce 9700M GTS comes in even cheaper at around €1,185. The Qosmio WXW will be available in Japan from next month, but we have no word on if it'll make it to other parts of the world any time soon.

You can find out more details here in Japanese

Last modified on 18 June 2008
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