I need to choose between Toshiba Qosmio X505 or MSI GT660 Tags: Qosmio MSI Laptops Product Last response: December 30, 2010 10:20 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share zixcik December 29, 2010 6:50:54 AM Hiya Well I need to decide between the Qosmio or the MSI for a good gaming computer but I'm really indecisive so I thought I would come here and ask for opinions. The specs are as follows Toshiba: Intel Core i5-460M Processor 2.53 GHz (2.80 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology), 3MB L3 Cache Configured with 4GB DDR3 1066MHz 500GB hard drive Harman Kardon stereo speakers 18.4" diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT display at 1680 x 945 native resolution (HD) with 720p content NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M with 1.5GB GDDR5 discrete graphics memory Battery Life: 3 hours, 47 minutes MSI: Core i7-740QM 1.73GHz 1333MHz 6MB Processor Nvidia GTX285M 1GB DDR5 6GB DDR3 RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Dynaudio Premium Sound 16 Inch 1366x768 LCD Panel, HD Webcam battery life: 3 hours So if anyone cares to give an opinion i'm all ears. More about : choose toshiba qosmio x505 msi gt660 WR2 a c 572 D Laptop December 29, 2010 11:30:11 AM Hello zixcik; Here are some reviews on the two video cards. Check out that list just to the right and you'll see the GTX 460M and GTX 285M are ranked very near each other with the GTX 460M slightly ahead NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-460M.33... NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-285M.23... Are these the models and pricing? MSI GT660R-004US $1500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... TOSHIBA Qosmio X505-Q892 $1080 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Maziar a c 244 D Laptop December 29, 2010 12:13:01 PM Between the choices given,I would go with Toshiba Qosmio because of having a faster VGA. However,you can buy MSI GX660 w/HD 5870M for $1100 http://www.xoticpc.com/msi-gx660053us-gaming-laptop-p-2... 5870M is faster than both GTX 285 and GTX 460M. m 0 l Related resources Need Help Choosing Between Toshiba & Sony Vaio - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer zixcik December 29, 2010 5:39:11 PM The models are: MSI GT660-003US for $1,289.88 Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q893 $1,149.99 m 0 l raza715 a b D Laptop December 30, 2010 10:20:57 AM Toshiba Qosmio is better if you don't care about its weight as it very bulky and heavy, but definately have a better GPU (GTX460M) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !