It crashed too much from over heating and the graphics went bad. I replaced the keyboard with a bright one ...
J. Hicks, Amazon
23 January 2015
Summary: I bought one of these about four years ago toshiba x500-q900s. It crashed the first time powered it on. Several Times. The bright side of this device is the 17 inch display, but it is really dim. Not lit very well. The display is not bright. Also it is black so it's depressing.