Toshiba Satellite A665-3DV: True Stereoscopic 3D Multimedia Entertainment
Enjoy premium sights and sounds as you take your 3D games to a whole new dimension with the Toshiba Satellite A665 3D edition laptop (model A665-3DV8), which features a 15.6-inch HD TruBrite widescreen 3D display with LED backlighting and a 120Hz refresh rate. A combination of high-tech wireless glasses and advanced software, NVIDIA 3D Vision transforms hundreds of PC games, 3D movies, and digital photographs into an eye popping, interactive experience.
This Satellite A665 3D laptop comes with an NVIDIA 3D Vision kit (with software, a pair of wireless active shutter glasses and an integrated emitter), enabling you to get in the action quickly with easy set-up and intuitive conversion of supported content for stereoscopic 3D viewing. The system supports functionality that will become available in new drivers and software enhancements, so you'll be able to take advantage of new capabilities such as the ability to play Blu-ray 3D content and more.
It's powered by the 1.73 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-740QM processor, which provides a speed boost to 2.93 GHz in Turbo Mode. When compared to the previous Core 2 Duo generation of processors, the Intel Core i7 Quad-Core series performance has increased up to 137 percent. And you'll get excellent video playback as well as gameplay from the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M graphics processor, which includes 1 GB of DDR3 video memory.
Toshiba's A665 series laptops feature the Fusion X2 Finish--an elegant matte textured surface with a gloss trim that's durable, uniquely stylish, and less prone to fingerprints. It's also packed with exclusive Toshiba technology, including a power-saving Eco Utility to help reduce power consumption based on your needs, USB Sleep-and-Charge port, and a hard drive impact sensor that protects your data.
Thanks to the built-in webcam and Toshiba Face Recognition software on this machine, you'll enjoy a more convenient way to communicate, log on or share your laptop among the family. And this laptop also includes the innovative Sleep and Music functionality, which lets you listen to music through its speakers without booting up.
This Satellite comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version).
- NVIDIA 3D Vision Technology enables you to step in to a whole new world of three-dimensional movies and gameplay. Combined with the 120Hz 3D display of this laptop, advanced software, and included high-tech wireless glasses, NVIDIA 3D Vision transforms hundreds of PC games, 3D movies and digital photographs into an eye popping, interactive experience. Just slip on the stylish specs and fire up your laptop.
- 3D-ready, 15.6-inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED-Backlit display not only renders stunning visuals,it uses less power (1366 x 768 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate).
- 640 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8 GB)
- NVIDIA GeForce GTS 350M with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory (up to 2781 MB of total available graphics memory) provides up to 10 times the performance of integrated graphics with amazing visuals and Windows 7 compatibility. Let your GPU do the work for video playback with NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology--helping extend battery life, reducing fan noise, and freeing the CPU for multitasking. And experience the new visual capabilities and features built into Windows 7 with a new class of GPU-accelerated video and image processing applications built with Microsoft's new DirectCompute API.
Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in crystal clear resolution with the read/write Blu-ray drive, which provides 4x BD-RE and 6x BD-R write speeds. It also supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD±R DL, and DVD-RAM. And the drive also offers Labelflash printing, which enables you to personalize your discs and keep them looking attractive and organized with direct-to-disc laser printing.
- Wireless Connectivity
- With its Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking capabilities, this laptop provides up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range using 802.11n-compatible routers as you would with 802.11g networks. It's also backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (commonly found at Wi-Fi hotspots and in older home routers.
- With integrated Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, you can communicate and synchronize wirelessly with Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- Harman Kardon stereo speakers bring an added dimension to music, movies and gaming with rich, immersive virtual surround sound.
- Dolby Advanced Audio blends a suite of technologies to deliver a stunning audio experience from headphones or your laptop speakers. It analyzes audio signals and restores tones often lost in encoding, mimicking the same optimization techniques that go into tuning movie theaters and mixing rooms, resulting in brighter highs and deep, thumping bass tones. It also expands stereo signals to 6.1- or 7.1-channel playback for a listening experience that will have you talking long after the performance.
- Included Toshiba Software:
- Toshiba Media Controller offers simplified media sharing. Using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, it lets you share videos, music and pictures from the media library on your laptop with compatible devices in your home entertainment network, or with other compatible laptops and devices, like an Xbox 360 game console. And you can do it all without moving equipment, burning discs or fumbling with cables.
- Toshiba Bulletin Board is an easy-to-use organizational and productivity app that lets you build your own personalized space on your desktop. With Toshiba Bulletin Board, you can quickly and easily manage your to-do lists and calendars, plus create your own custom work area by pinning your favorite photos, documents, links and more.
- Toshiba ReelTime helps you cut down the time it takes to search for files. The easy-to-use app takes traditional text-based file structures one step further to help you find what you're looking for more quickly. Accessible from your taskbar, it shows you a visual timeline of your recently accessed files--using graphical thumbnails--so you can easily identify and get to your files faster.
- Included Toshiba Utilities:
- Toshiba eco Utility makes it easy to go green as you go mobile. Hit the Eco Button and you'll launch the Toshiba Eco Utility, which puts all sorts of easy-to-read information on your screen, and gives you the ability to adjust the power settings on your laptop. It also activates a light showing you're in the Eco Mode. The Toshiba Eco Utility lets you pick the optimal power plan for your situation. Choose High-Performance when you need every watt you can get, Power Saver for the least energy consumption, or Balanced as a perfect blend of the two.
- Sleep and Music lets you enjoy your favorite tunes through speakers built into your Toshiba laptop without booting up--helping you conserve battery life. Just plug your portable player into the microphone jack, step back and enjoy.
- USB Sleep and Charge offers a great way to keep your portable electronics powered up without requiring your laptop to be on. With this laptop's Sleep and Charge USB port, you'll be able to charge your smart phone, MP3 player, and other portable electronics--all without having to keep your laptop awake.
- Hard Drive Impact Sensor takes the worry out of taking your most important files and multimedia on the go. Able to detect sudden movement along three different dimensions, the impact sensor (a complex system of hardware and software) helps safeguard your data by "parking" the hard drive heads in the event of a drop or sudden movement. And it works faster than you can blink to help protect your laptop and all-important data.
- Up to 4 hours, 25 minutes of battery life (12-cell battery; 98 Wh)
- Dimensions & Weight: 14.98 x 10 x 1.48 inches (WxDxH); 5.8 pounds
Networking, Connectivity & Expansion
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
And with Windows Anytime Upgrade, you'll be able to add new features to your PC in as little as 10 minutes. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process, it requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings
What's in the box
This package contains the Toshiba Satellite A665-3DV8 notebook PC, 3D glasses, 3D emitter, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions.
It also comes with the following software:
Norton Internet Security 2010 (30-day trial); Microsoft Works 9; Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial); Google Toolbar; Microsoft Windows Media Player 12; Microsoft Silverlight; Toshiba PC Health Monitor; Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial)
This laptop is backed by a 1-year limited hardware warranty.
- Energy Star 5.0 certified
- Gold EPEAT designation for meeting standards to help reduce its environmental impact.
- RoHS compliant effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances
Learn more about Toshiba's environmental commitment.
This year, Toshiba celebrates its 25th anniversary of innovations and quality in the notebook PC business. Beginning with the launch of the Toshiba T1100, the world's first clamshell-type, fully functional laptop PC, Toshiba has led the with such innovations as the first laptop with a color monitor in 1991 and a laptop with integrated CD-ROM drive in 1995 (followed by the addition of a DVD drive in 1998). And in 2009, Toshiba unveiled the world's first ultraportable laptop with 512GB solid state drive.
Today, Toshiba continues to be a leader in manufacturing, with virtually all of its consumer laptops earning EPEAT Gold status for meeting standards that help reduce overall environmental impact.