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Toshiba PWNS Gaming Battlefield with Qosmio X300


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Toshiba PWNS the Gaming Battlefield with Scorching Qosmio X300

Auckland, 4 September 2008 – Whether you’re a newbie or a hardcore gamer, get ready to combat a new level of extreme mobile gaming with the Qosmio X300, a fiery gaming Notebook built to frag the competition, from Toshiba (Australia) Information Systems Division (Toshiba ISD).

Toshiba’s latest multimedia beast is jam-packed with the latest high-powered components, including a top of the line graphics card, lightning-fast DDR3 RAM, two Hard Drives and flaming looks for maximum entertainment and game performance from any battlefield.

“The nature of today’s gameplay environment is competitive, fast-paced, and exhilarating so we’ve created the Qosmio X300 to bring power, performance and portability to gamers in a way that will revolutionise the gaming landscape,” says Anthony Geronimo, Product Manager, Toshiba ISD.

“We’ve created the X300, Toshiba’s fastest and most powerful notebook to date, that allows performance-hungry gamers to inhabit the most immersive game environments while on the move, whether it’s at home, at a friend’s place or at a LAN party.”

Flaming design for a fiery experience
The Qosmio X300, housed in fierce fire-red tribal casing, backlit with red LEDs and dressed with a glossy black keyboard, is designed to unleash competitive instincts for battle.

Sporting a 17 inch 1680x1050 High Definition widescreen, state of the art NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GTX graphics with 1GB on board, five Harman/Kardon® speakers including a subwoofer, and a whopping 4GB DDR3 1066Mhz of system RAM, the Qosmio X300 delivers mind-blowing gaming and entertainment.

Intense speed and performance
The Qosmio X300 features the latest Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor, dual hard drives; 200GB (7200rpm) for ultra-fast transfer speeds and 320GB (5400rpm) for back-up storage; and DDR3 RAM for a powerful gaming machine with added grunt.

It also comes equipped with an eSATA USB hybrid port for faster data transfer speed to save and run your favourite games and content, as well as three high-speed Sleep-and-Charge USB 2.0 ports to charge mobile devices while the notebook is in hibernation or turned off.

Pricing and availability
The Qosmio X300 is available now at a standard retail price of $4,999 including GST, with $200 cashback, from selected retailers.

Please telephone 13 30 70 or visit http://www.isd.toshiba.co.nz for more information.

Specifications
Please refer to product specifications listed below release.

About Toshiba
Toshiba’s Information Systems Division (ISD) is a division of Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest integrated manufacturer of electric and electronic equipment, with around 191,000 employees worldwide, and annual sales of over A$76 billion on a consolidated basis.

A global reputation for quality has been achieved through an R&D budget, roughly equal to Australia’s total expenditure as a country in this area. Toshiba ISD extended its business in 2007 to include Toshiba’s audio visual (AV) products. This expansion is a consolidation of the company’s IT and AV technology offerings and drives Toshiba Corporation to be a key player in the Australian computing and home entertainment market.

Since it pioneered the notebook market in 1985, Toshiba ISD has sold more than 1.75 million notebooks in Australia and New Zealand and in 2006 celebrated its 21st anniversary of providing market leading mobile computing solutions. Unique among vendors, Toshiba ISD specialises exclusively in mobile solutions and services.

Toshiba’s Virtual Pressroom can be found here: www.isd.toshiba.co.nz

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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS: QOSMIO X300

Model Qosmio X300
Part number X300/WOO
Processor Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T9400

CPU Speed Dual Core 2.53GHz
L2 Cache Capacity 6MB
Front side bus 1066MHz
Operating System Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate (32bit) (includes recovery media for Windows Vista® Ultimate 64bit)
Hard Disk Drive 520GB (200GB (7200rpm) + 320GB (5400rpm)) SATA
Memory 4GB DDR3 (2GB+2GB) (1066MHz)
Both slots used. Total memory expandable to 8GB
Display 17.0" Widescreen
WSXGA+ TruBrite® Display
Resolution - 1680 x 1050
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GTX
(1GB GDDR3 800Mhz) (1GB discrete video memory and up to 1791MB video memory with 4GB system RAM)
Optical Drive DVD SuperMulti Double/Dual Layer Drive
Speed Read: CD-ROM 24x, DVD-ROM 8x, DVD-RAM 5x Write: CD-R 24x, CD-RW 4x, HS CD-RW 10x, US CD-RW 16x, DVD-R 8x, DVD-R DL 6x, DVD-RW 6x, DVD+R 8x, DVD+R DL 6x, DVD+RW 8x, DVD-RAM 5x
FM Tuner FM Tuner
Speakers Premium 5x harman/kardon® Speakers with sub woofer technology
PC Card/ Express Card Slot PCI Express Card x1
HDMI HDMI-CEC (Regza Link)
Video Out VGA, S-video
Audio External Microphone port, Stereo Headphone port, Sound Volume Dial, Integrated microphone, SP/Dif
USB Ports 4 USB Ports (3 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Sleep and Charge + 1 x eSATA / USB Combo)
Bridge Media Adaptor 5-in-1 card reader [Secure Digital® (SD), Memory Stick™, Memory Stick PRO™, MultiMediaCard, miniSD™ (with SD adaptor), xD™ Picture Card] - See Toshiba's website for capacity guidelines
IEEE1394 iLink port IEEE 1394
Remote Controller Express Card
Security Integrated Biometrics - Fingerprint reader, Slot for Kensington Cable lock, Wireless LAN switch
Pointing Devices and Buttons TouchPad™
Lifestyle Buttons Backlit Toshiba Multimedia Console Buttons
Webcam 1.3MP (1280x1024)
Communication LAN - Intel® GBit TX Ethernet
Integrated Bluetooth - Toshiba Bluetooth™ V2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
Wireless Networking - Integrated Intel® 802.11 (a/g/n)
Weight 4.16kg (may vary with spec)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 412mm x 306mm x 43.2mm / 62.5mm
LCD Lid Colour/ Keyboard Colour Red Gloss / Black Gloss Keyboard
Other Software Toshiba Face Recognition logon utility, Toshiba User's Manual, Toshiba Value Added Package, Toshiba Flash Card Utility, Toshiba DVD Player, Toshiba Disc Creator, Ulead® MovieFactory® for TOSHIBA, ConfigFree™, Adobe® Reader® 8.1.2, Microsoft® Onecare Trial, Google Toolbar™, Google Desktop™, Google Picasa™, Google Earth™ , Microsoft® Windows Live™ Onecare™ Trial
Warranty 1 year international parts and labour warranty. Domestic warranty includes onsite courier pickup and return service
RRP Inc GST $4,999
$200 cashback


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