Toshiba Qosmio F25-AV205 - any thoughts on this one


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Username: Misnger

Ormond Beach, FL USA

Post Number: 6
Registered: Dec-05
I'm looking at the Toshiba Qosmio F25-AV205 Notebook I can get for about $1300.00
Any suggestions or comments. Anything I should get extra? Thanks In Advance for your help.
Here are the specs,

Intel Pentium M Processor 750 (1.86GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB)
L2 Cache
533MHz FSB
15.4" WXGA
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005


Processor and Memory:
Intel Pentium M Processor 750 (1.86GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB)
1024MB DDR2 533MHz SDRAM (512MBx2)
Hard Drive and Multimedia Drives:

100GB HDD (5400 rpm)
8x DVD Super-Multi Drive (Double Layer)

15.4" Diagonal Wide-screen XGA display w/TruBrite Technology (1280 x 800)
No Bluetooth (Antenna only)

Product Specifications

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
TOSHIBA QosmioPlayer for quick access to CD, DVD and TV Playback
Processor and Chipset:

Intel Centrino? Mobile Technology featuring: Intel Pentium M processor 750 [1.86GHz, 2MB L2 cache, 533MHz FSB]
Mobile Intel 915PM Express Chipset
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g) Memory
1024MB (2x512MB) DDR2 SDRAM, expandable to 2048MB (both memory slots occupied at the time of purchase); Dual channel supported (requires two memory modules)
2 user upgradeable memory slots (both memory slots occupied at the time of purchase)
Mass Storage:

100GB (5400 RPM) Parallel ATA (PATA) hard disk drive; 8.0mm height; user removable
Optical Disk Drives:

Fixed Bay DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive
Maximum Speed:

CD-ROM (24x:read), CD-R (24x:write), CDRW (10x:write), DVD-ROM (8x:read), DVDR (8x:write), DVD-RW (4x:write), DVD+R( 8x:write), DVD+R [Double Layer] (2.4x:read/write),DVD+RW( 4x:write), DVDRAM (5x:write)
ODD Interface ? Enhanced IDE
TV Tuner:

Region/Standard ? US/NTSC
Video-in ? RF, AV-IN (Composite/Line-IN)
Parental Control, Closed Caption, MacroVision,
TV Tuner Enhancements: 3D Y/C separator, Digital Noise Reduction, 10bit AD convert, Digital Noise reduction, Time base corrector, Resolution (720x480) Display
TOSHIBA TruBrite ? 15.4? diagonal widescreen TFT activematrix
LCD display at 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)
Contrast Ratio: 200:1
Brightness: 200 cd/m2
Viewing Angle: Horizontal ? (120 degrees); Vertical ? (900 degrees)
Brightness Control: FN+F6/F7 Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce? 6 GO 6600 with 64MB DDR SDRAM VRAM
2D Graphic Accelerator
3D Graphic Accelerator
DirectX7 API, DirectX8 API , DirectX API
Digital Video Accelerator
YUV-RGB Conversion, Motion Competition, iDCT, De-interlace
Bi-Linear LCD Stretch
PCI Express x16 interface
Internal LCD Support Resolution - 1280 x 800 WXGA Sound
AC-Link, AnalogDevices AD1981B, AC'97 Rev2.2 compatible
16-bit stereo
Built-in Harman/Kardon stereo speakers
Full Duplex Support, MIDI (playback) Support, DirectSound, Direct 3D Sound;Direct Music
Sound Volume Control Dial
Toshiba Audio Enhancements supporting SRS TruSurround XT, SRS WOW9
Sound Ports:

External Microphone (monaural)
Headphone (stereo), Video in (via Composite with Audio), S/P DIF (shared with headphone)
Input Devices:

Keyboard: 85 key US keyboard; Hot Key Functions (FN); please see electronic User?s Guide for more information; Windows Key Function; Application Key Function
Pointing Device: TouchPad?; Scroll Function controlled by software

Toshiba Remote Control
TOSHIBA Assist (TOSHIBA Console Button)
CD Control Function - Skip to Previous Track, Play, Stop, Skip t Next Track, CD Power

2 user upgradeable memory slots (both memory slots occupied at the time of purchase)
1 PC Card slot support 1 Type II, PCMCIA R2.01, PC Card16,
Bridge Media Adapter slot
Secure Digital (SD-IO support), Memory Stick?, Memory Stick Pro, xD picture card, MultiMediaCard

Integrated V.92 modem10
Intel 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet controller
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g)11

RGB (monitor) port
3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports (v2.0)
S-Video TV-Out port
RJ-45 LAN port
RJ-11 modem port
i.Link 1394
S/P DIF (shared with headphone)

Gold Member
Username: Illuminator


Post Number: 2428
Registered: Apr-05
Amazing price, amazing system. I don't see why you wouldn't get it...
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