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Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q

Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q
alaScore 84

11 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The screen and performance are also appreciated. Many are critical about the price and battery.

performance, screen, durability, design

portability, battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Toshiba Qosmio X870-119 Notebook Review

 

A 3D gaming laptop. Toshiba updates its Qosmio Series with the X870 and we see the new Ivy Bridge processors make their debut in its 17-inch gaming machines. The substantial features offered should entice customers to purchase this 3D enabled gaming...

3D display, SSD, good finish, potent hardware, Blu-Ray Drive, very good game and application performance, The good quality display with 3D functionality and good performance

high weight, short battery life, no Nvidia Optimus, high temperatures, A quieter cooling system

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Toshiba Qosmio X870

 

Toshiba's latest gaming laptop has a little more class than its predecessor.

Without full pricing details, it’s tricky to guess at how the Toshiba Qosmio X870 gaming rig will compare with other portable options, but it has the basics in place. Decent build, a 3D-ready screen and support for the most popular gaming components of...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Craig Simms (cnet.com.au)

Toshiba Qosmio X870

 

The Qosmio is a fine gaming laptop. Choosing between this and Asus' G75VW is going to come down to personal preference and your wallet.

Lighter than the competition ; Highly specced ; 120Hz screen

More expensive than the competition ; Low battery life and no Optimus

While we're still holding out for a laptop with the elusive GTX 680M, if you need a gaming laptop now, you're spoiled for choice.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Gerald Lynch (techdigest.tv)

REVIEW: Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q gaming laptop

 

Toshiba's Qosmio X870-11Q gaming laptop is a beast of a machine, both in terms of its size and its powerful processing grunt. With a full HD 3D-capable screen and the latest Intel processors and Nvidia laptop graphics chips, it's unquestionably...

The Qosmio X870-11Q is a genuine powerhouse when it comes to performance with graphically intensive PC games. Throw even the most demanding of DirectX11 games at this machine and Toshiba's latest will handle them in full HD resolutions at impressive,...

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Daniel (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Qosmio X870-11Q

 

Speed and it is quiet

Top monitor came loose when arrived

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:24-bit / SRS Premium Sound 3D / SRS PS 3D
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2 / 4
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery life (max):2 / 4.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):2

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium / Aluminium, Black / Aluminium, Black, Red / Aluminium, Red / Black / Grey
Form Factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:17.3
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:5 / 8
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:9.5
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:180
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:3
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum graphics adapter memory:10.993 / 16 / 6.897 / 8.945
Maximum Resolution:2.048 x 1.536 / 2048 x 1536
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:Dutch / English
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:102
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Clickpad / Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:2 x 4 / 3 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4 / 3 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory slots:4x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1 / 2

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Networking standards:IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 1574803.1
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 393700.8
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.5
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

BD-R Dual Layer write speed:4
BD-R read speed:6
BD-R write speed:6
BD-RE read speed:2 / 6
BD-RE write speed:2
BD-ROM read speed:6
CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:4
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24 / 4
CD-RW write speed:4
Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW / BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4 / 6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5 / 8
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6 / 8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4 / 6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray RW

Other Features

Audio system:24-bit / SRS Premium Sound 3D / SRS PS 3D
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:TFT
Display Diagonal:17.3
Display Diagonal (metric):17.3
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal video mode, resolution:1920 x 1080
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Technology:Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:9.5
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:180
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):22 / 23
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:I7-2670QM / I7-3610QM
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.3
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I7-2670QM / I7-3610QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Processor socket:PGA988 / Socket G2
Processor threads:8
Stepping:D2
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100 / 105 C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:53470 / 64899
Processor code:SR02S
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
HDD recovery: Yes
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User

Software

Bundled software:Floris van Straaten / Giovanna Zincone / Skype \nWindows Live Essentials \nNero KwikMedia, Nero BackItUp & Burn Autobackup \nToshiba Blu-ray Disc Player \nToshiba Video Player, 2D to 3D up-conversion \nToshiba Eco Utility\nToshiba PC Health Monitor \nToshiba's Resolution + plug-in for Windows Media Player \nToshiba Tempro\nToshiba Web Camera Application \nToshiba Recovery Media Creator \nWildTangent Games Console \nToshiba Disc Creator / WildTangent Games Console\nToshiba Disc Creator\nSkype\nWindows Live Essentials\nCorel Digital Studio\nNero KwikMedia, Nero BackItUp & Burn Autobackup\nToshiba Blu-ray Disc Player\nToshiba Video Player\nToshiba Eco Utility\nToshiba PC Health Monitor\nToshiba Tempro\nToshiba Web Camera Application\nToshiba Recovery Media Creator
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee / McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Internet Security, Microsoft Word & Excel / Microsoft Office Starter 2010, McAfee Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MiniSD, MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MiniSD, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 1024 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1152 / 2000 / 878

Video

External video modes max. refresh rate:100
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1920 x 1200
External video modes refresh rate (max):100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7
Height (front):1.16 / 1.44
Height (rear):1.71
Weight:7.5 / 7.94
Width:16.5