Conclusion: If you are looking for a 15.6” notebook that’s very responsive for most tasks and good at gaming, the Toshiba Tecra R850-S8540 stands out with its fast CPU and strong GPU performance. As more and more notebooks come out with Intel’s Sandy Bridge architecture, the competition will get more exciting, but the Core i7-2620M processor will be future proof for a few years. The notebook looks professional and sleek with a bright screen and it’s reasonably slim and light.
Pros: Great CPU power and gaming experience, good battery life for a 15.6" laptop and looks slim and attractive (this ain't your grandma's Tecra!)., Pro: Great CPU power and gaming experience, good battery life for a 15.6” laptop and looks modern.
Cons: Keyboard lacks travel, no direct HDMI port., Con: Keyboard lacks travel, no direct HDMI port.