MSI GT640 : The World's Most Powerful Gaming Notebook ? Or is it Toshiba Qosmio X500 ?

Totally unmindful of the existence of Alienware, Voodoo Envy, Thinkpad W Series, Toshiba Qosmio line, Vaio AR line, Acer Ferrari and Macbook Pro, MSI tagged GT640 - one of its newer releases - as "The World's Most Powerful Gaming Notebook"

But is it really? Let's take a look at what's inside the aluminum alloy body to find out:

Core i7 Processor
1GB NVIDIA Geforce GTS 250
up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM,
500 Gigabytes of storage

Other specs:
2MP webcam,
Blu-ray burner.
Bluetooth 2.0,
7.1 channel audio output
eSATA input

Well, this might not sound good for MSI, but Toshiba has just released Qosmio X500 - a multi-media and gaming laptop which comes with a Core i7 processor, GeForce GTS 250M, Webcam, Blu-ray Burner and supports up to 8GB of RAM and 1 Terabyte of disk space.

toshiba x500

Looks like Toshiba wins the title this time. But nonetheless, kudos to MSI for the sheer competitiveness.

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  1. I think if you're talking about power, Alienware should always be in the discussion—even if thye don't sell anything in RP!

  2. Hi Rico

    Thanks for checking out TechPinas.

    Re Alienware, yup, definitely. :) Those are beasts! Qosmio X500 just had a bit of an edge here with the hardware.

  3. Hi, If you know anyone who sell the Toshiba qosmio please send a mail to I'm trying to buy it. Thanks.

  4. Pls also e-mail me pls if how much is the toshiba qosmio x500 Im really interested in buying a decent gaming loptop. thnks here is my e- mail thnks again


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