Not sure why you are making it a point to question my PERSONAL decision on the G20. Did I wrong you in some way? Are you upset with my comments? I wanted the best and I picked the G20...I never said anywhere in the forum that other people should buy it...nor did I ever steer anyone on this forum from buying other notebooks. I have offered a very UNBIASED approach to all the responses I give and the NUMEROUS PMs I get.
Read this regarding the Qosmio Engine:http://www.notebookforums.com/showth...=qosmio+engine
there is more, but I don't have the time to dig it up.
Show me a current manufacturer that is using a screen that gets to that level of brightness? Show me a notebook manufacturer that can get 500:1 contrast ratio. Toshiba is currently one of the only manufactures to use this type of screen. (I had heard rumors that Dell used it, but could never find prove of it). The THICKNESS of the LCD/LID is the dead giveaway....no other manufacturer has that type of casework thickness (required for the 2 lamp system). Show me a notebook that has a 10ms response rate?
However.....you will see this screen being used by other late in Q4 and throughout 2006.
Toshiba can ask whatever price they want....just like all manufaucturers....they are not looking to sell this notebook to everyone. It is up to the CONSUMER to decide if they want to pay a bit of a premium.
The M60 didnt fit my needs because I wanted Dual HD support, I wanted a TV Tuner, I wanted the BEST screen available. I like the piano finish (yes it needs to be cleaned often...just like a car).
I do quite a bit of multimedia, including editing. I like to share my digital images with my guests, hence MCE. I do not watch a lot of TV, but I like to record the shows I do watch.
I like the fact that when people come over to my condo that they comment on the G20. (We all get toys to a certain extent to "show off").
If it seems like I am pissed...you are correct. Not sure what I said directly to Mr.Dark that has him questioning my purchase.