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Toshiba Portégé R705
6.8 out of 10

Toshiba Portégé R705

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Reviews and Problems with Toshiba Portégé R705

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Overall 6
6.0

I bought this as a standby replacement for my laptop ...

Mauro, Amazon
11 June 2015
  • Summary: I bought this as a standby replacement for my laptop (R705-P25) in case it went dead. The unit was a bit under par as per specified. The audio board went dead shortly after i Received it, and the camera doesn't work. I replaced the audio board and now works ok, but the camera is still out.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

phoebe, Amazon
23 August 2014
Overall 10
10

Great buy

Masha B. "selenab", Amazon
6 October 2013
  • Summary: I've had used this laptop for 3 years now. College friends always get amazed at how light this laptop is compared to theirs. They get jealous. I carry this and my textbooks in my backpack and my bag is still lighter than my friends'.
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Overall 2
2.0

LEMON! Screen casing cracks! DO NOT BUY!!

Oryanna Diem, Amazon
27 June 2013
  • Summary: With normal use the casing around the screen cracked to the point where the laptop is basically unusable. There are so many things to love about this computer, but the cheap quality of the casing and the terrible keyboard are total deal breakers.
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Overall 10
10

Great Laptop

J. N. Sanders "Jnsanders", Amazon
21 February 2013
  • Summary: I have had this laptop for over two years now. It has been an amazing computer for every minute and has held up wonderfully. I even had it oversees in the middle east for 7 months, where I used it extensively every single day.
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Overall 8
8.0

works well

arteaga83, Ebay
11 February 2013
  • Summary: works well, although at times it becomes slow and has a small flaw in brightness in the center of the screen
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Overall 4
4.0

Fragile - requires duck tape

Eva Esparza, Amazon
20 December 2012
  • Summary: For the past 6 months or so, duck tape has been holding this thing together. The hinge broke. The other day I noticed another crack in the case at the opposite side of the duck taped hinge! The plastic used is extremely thin and fragile.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great computer

ampcrank, Amazon
18 February 2012
  • Summary: I think this computer is great. It's lightweight, portable, battery life is good, screen resolution is good. It rarely freezes up, it's super-quick, has good video handling. The only thing I don't like about it is the sound quality coming from the speakers and the touchpad is a little unresponsive...
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good but it gets hot.....

Brigid McDonough, Amazon
17 February 2012
  • Summary: The computer is good so far but it get really, really hot when I have it on my lap the fan is on the bottom and this is problematic.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great but Fragile

Norfolk VA, Amazon
4 October 2011
  • Summary: I was very happy with my Portege R705-P35. It's light, fast, and fairly inexpensive. I erased mine and installed Windows 7 Professional from scratch. Also installed 8GB of RAM. I even used it as a VMware ESXi host temporarily running our Microsoft Exchange server for three days and no one noticed!
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