Advantages: Powerful, fast, quiet, good gaming Disadvantages: Short battery 1 hour and a bit normally
...I bought this mainly for the graphics card, I was impressed with the desktop version so when my laptop died I thought "ill get a laptop with the same graphics as my desktop" bought in bennetts for a very reasonable price (100 pounds UNDER toshiba website RRP at the time i love loss leaders :D )
The machine is smooth, and fast, and with service pack 1 installed the webcam is now reliable...
Advantages: Fast, wide range of extra features, comprehensive instruction manual Disadvantages: Other than the hefty price tag, none at all
The Toshiba Satellite Pro L500 is one of the fastest laptops I've used. It's much faster than my own Ei Systems laptop and my sister's E-Machines system (purchased in 2007 and 2008 respectively). I would expect nothing less as this was sold as a top of the range laptop just this year and it cost £650. I purchased a computer this year and, just to show speed depends on the price tag...