Summary: A very stable configuration which , at this price range , handles most applications beautifully , including intense 3D ones like video games or video editing . It's more than a year since i own it , and i had no issues with it , everything works like a charm . Comes pre-installed with a 64 bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium , which is great for every day use , and also it packs intresting and usefull software from Toshiba .
Pros: Great build-in quality , good looking , confortable keyboard and a nice numerical pad , powerfull cpu and decent videocard , does not overheat .
Cons: build in speaker audio quality is a bit disappointing , no bluetooth conectivity , only 2 usb ports and one e-sata port .
Summary: All round it's a very good laptop. It was the first laptop I had ever bought so I might be a bit biased. They keyboard really lets it down. You spend £700 on something you expect it to work properly. Aparently it was known to have this random typing glitch by Toshiba who did nothing about it. They aren't sure how to fix it..
Pros: Light, good for gaming if you turn settings down
Cons: Keyboard has issues, can get really hot, screen is lame.
Summary: The speed of this machine is much faster than my previous one, probably thanks in large part to the i5 processor. I can open multiple programs quickly, and run them without any hitches (in general). Unfortunately, there are some programs that seem to suffer from what I call a "mini-freeze", in which the activity suddenly freezes for several seconds and then resumes. One example is FL Studio 9, which did not have this issue in my previous laptop.
Pros: fast in general, opens programs quickly, multiple programs open at once without slowdown
Cons: fickle internet connectivity, glitchy keyboard, freezes periodically in certain programs, weird clicking sound
Summary: NB: the first part of this review was written after a month's use, read the whole review for a fuller picture. I've been using this laptop pretty heavily for the past month and am impressed. It replaced a higher-spec (in many respects) Toshiba A300, which needs repair, and the biggest improvement between the two seems to be Windows 7 over Vista. In fact, when I get the A300 fixed I shall upgrade to 7.
Excerpt: Vor gut 3-4 Jahren habe ich mir meinen ersten Lap-Top gekauft, welcher auch heute noch täglich in Nutzung ist. Wieso ich mich gerade für ein japanisches Modell entschieden habe, ist nicht ganz nachvollziehbar. Wahrscheinlich lag es daran, dass mein erstes Auto zur selben Zeit auch ein Japaner war, (Daihatsu Curore, süßes kleines Ding) Vorab möchte ich gleich sagen: Für Technikbegeisterte, die auf der Suche nach dem modernsten Gerät sind, ist dieser Lap Top leider nichts,...