Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690 review: Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690

Toshiba includes an industry-standard one-year parts-and-labor warranty with the system, which includes onsite service. Upgrading to a three-year plan will cost an extra $134. Support is accessible through a 24-7 toll-free phone line, an online knowledge base and driver downloads.

Multimedia multitasking test
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
895 
ASUS G2S
954 

Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
216 
ASUS G2S
344 

Apple iTunes encoding test
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
147 
ASUS G2S
189 

Quake 4 performance (in frames per second)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
1280x1024, HQ, 4xAA, 8X AF  
1024x768, HQ, 4xAA, 8X AF  
Gateway P-171XL FX
67 
78.5 
ASUS G2S
52.3 
71.5 
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
35.2 
52.8 

F.E.A.R. performance (in frames per second)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
1280x1024, SS:off, 4X AA, 8X AF  
1024x768, SS:on, AA:off, 8X AF  
Gateway P-171XL FX
72 
103 
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
35.2 
52.8 
ASUS G2S
52.3 
71.5 

DVD battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
121 
ASUS G2S
84 

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Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690
Windows Vista Ultimate Edition; 2.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T9300; 3072MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT; 160GB Seagate 5,400rpm (x2)

ASUS G2S Windows Vista Home Premium Edition; 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7500; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB Nvidia GeForce Go 8600M GT; 160GB Toshiba 5,400rpm

Gateway P-171XL FX Windows Vista Ultimate Edition; 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900; 3,072MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 512MB Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTS; 200GB(x2) Hitachi (RAID 0) 7,200rpm

Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi3 Windows Vista Home Premium Edition; 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7500; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB Nvidia GeForce Go 8600M GT(x2); 160GB Hitachi 5,400rpm (x2)

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