Toshiba X70-ABT2G22 - a powerful gaming laptop

Are you in search of a powerful gaming laptop? If yes, then you have come to the right place. In this article I'll provide a detailed review about the Toshiba's X70-ABT2G22 laptop which has got a high performance configuration like i7 processor from Intel, the latest of Intel's processors and a clock speed which can be boosted up to 3.6 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. So, let's take a look at the details of this laptop.


Toshiba has released one of the powerful laptops for gaming or some heavy graphical works. This 17.3 inch laptop has got the latest i7 processor from Intel which will help you to run all your applications at lightning speed. You can choose from a number of combinations of RAM which suits your needs the best. It ranges from 4 GB to 32 GB. So, there will be no slowing down of applications even when you are working on a number of heavy applications at the same time. The full HD webcam and the stereo microphone will help you to make video chatting much clearer.

As for the operating system you can choose from Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro. There is also a 1 TB, 5400 rpm Serial ATA hard disk to store all your valuable data. So, let's look at the technical specifications in detail.

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Technical Specifications:

This laptop is equipped with Intel Core i7-4700 MQ Processor. It also has got a 6 MB cache to help in making multitasking much easier. You can get a clock speed of up to 3.60 GHz with the help of using Intel Turbo Boost Technology.

As for the RAM, you can choose from a number of different amounts of memory combinations. You can choose from the following:
  • 4 GB DDR3L 1600MHz (2 GB + 2 GB)

  • 6 GB DDR3L 1600MHz (4 GB + 2 GB)

  • 8 GB DDR3L 1600MHz (4 GB + 4 GB)

  • 12 GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM (4 GB + 4 GB + 4GB)

  • 16 GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM (4 GB + 4 GB + 4 GB + 4 GB)

  • 24 GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM (8 GB + 8 GB + 4 GB + 4 GB)

  • 32 GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM (8 GB + 8 GB + 8 GB + 8 GB)

  • So, it depends on how you're going to use your laptop. You can choose the amount of RAM according to your needs. Since it supports up to 32 GB of RAM there is no reason at all for you to worry about not having enough memory to run an application.

    You get a 3GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M graphics card with the laptop with the NVIDIA's Optimus Technology to boost up your multimedia works on your laptop. 3GB of graphics memory is more than enough for you to play the latest high end graphical 3d games available in the market. You will never have to worry of setting the game in a lower resolution to play the game at the normal speed. This powerful graphics card will take care of all the graphics in the game. So, this laptop is a great gaming laptop for sure.

    As far as the storage space is concerned, the laptop has different combinations of HDD. You can choose from the following:
  • 750 GB HDD (5400rpm, Serial ATA)

  • 500 GB HDD (7200rpm, Serial-ATA)

  • 1 TB (5400rpm, Serial ATA)

  • 1 TB (5400rpm) A Hybrid 8G Serial ATA Hard disk is available.

  • With up to 1 TB of hard disk that you can have, you don't need to worry about backing up your data because of low disk space. You will have plenty of space for your important data and even games to reside. You can also choose from the optical drives. There is a DVD SuperMulti double layer drive, a Blu-Ray disk and SuperMulti drive and also a Blu-Ray disk and SuperMulti double layer DVD drive to choose from. With Blu-Ray you can experience the best video viewing experience ever with its crystal clear video quality.

    Qosmio X70-ABT2G22

    The screen of the Toshiba X70-ABT2G22 is a large 17.2 inch screen with FHD TrueBrite LED Backlit Display. It has a screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 16:9. With this large full HD screen you can view your 1080p videos without losing any of the details.

    The laptop has a full HD web camera for video chatting. The full HD quality and the stereo microphone will help your friends or family members to video chat with no hassle at all.

    For Bluetooth and Wi-Fi you can choose from Wi-Fi Wireless networking (802.11b/g/n)+ Bluetooth 4.0 or
    Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230, 2X2 BGN + WiDi + Bluetooth. The laptop has an Intel 1 Gbps LAN. There are 4 USB ports of version 3.0 which will offer you high speed data transfer. It also has a sleep and charge technology available. It has a memory card reader, an HDMI port with 4K Ultra HD output capability and an RGB port.

    Operating System:
    The laptop comes with Windows 8 operating system. In that too you can choose from Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro. Since Windows 8 is the latest version of operating systems from Windows, you will not miss the latest applications from running on your laptop.

    The laptop has a Lithium-Ion Battery with 8-cell/47Wh. It gives you a battery backup of 3.55 hours.

    You can choose from a 1, 2 or 3 year Standard Limited Warranty. You also get a Norton Antivirus for 30 days trial or you can just choose the Norton Internet Security Suite for 12 months subscription.
    There is also an HDD Recovery software for your laptop. A Security Cable Lock Slot is also available.

    You can also choose from the following as far as office software is concerned:
  • 1 month trial for new Office 365 customers

  • Office Home & Student 2013

  • Office Home & Business 2013

  • Office Professional 2013

  • Price:
    This laptop costs $1,199.99 which is a reasonable price for such a high performance machine.

    Pros and Cons:

    Now that we have seen the technical specifications of the laptop we'll get into the pros and cons of the laptop.
  • This laptop has got the latest processor and a 3 GB graphics card which makes it one of the best laptops for playing high end games.

  • There is a customization option on the official website where you can choose the configuration according to your needs which is a great thing because we get exactly what we need. Nothing more, nothing less.

  • Cons:
  • I find no con in the laptop except the fact that it offers very less battery backup i.e. 3.5 hours according to the official website. So, that can become a hassle sometimes.

  • Conclusion:

    To conclude, the Toshiba X70-ABT2G22 is one of the best for gaming or heavy graphical tasks. You get the latest processor and a RAM or up to 32 GB which is a massive amount of memory. So, if you are out there looking for some high performance best laptop, then this is the one for you.

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