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Toshiba PORT Z30-B

Toshiba PORT Z30-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
The Portg Z30-B was made to move. Starting at an ultra-light 1.2 kg and highly robust, it's the perfect companion to take on your business travels. Even without an extended battery, you get a... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Toshiba PORT Z30-B is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the PORT Z30-B have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the PORT Z30-B have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h. The battery life of the PORT Z30-B of 16 hours is one of the longest amongst comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PORT Z30-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Toshiba PORT Z30-B has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the PORT Z30-B. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PORT Z30-B have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Has a Front Camera

The PORT Z30-B has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the PORT Z30-B has a very high front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B is 1MP.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The PORT Z30-B is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Light

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the PORT Z30-B that we have assessed the weight of, the Toshiba PORT Z30-B's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PORT Z30-B range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Narrow

With a width of only 316 millimeters, the PORT Z30-B is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the PORT Z30-B. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PORT Z30-B the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the PORT Z30-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the PORT Z30-B have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the PORT Z30-B have a full-size keyboard, however the PORT Z30-B does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops of a similar age and spec to the PORT Z30-B is 15". The PORT Z30-B has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 13.3" notebook PCs currently available including the HP Stream 13[plb_2816949_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2949230_price] (14").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the PORT Z30-B range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The Toshiba PORT Z30-B has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

If this Toshiba notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Elitebook 820 G1[plb_2898921_price] (500GB).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The PORT Z30-B does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the PORT Z30-B also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz. The PORT Z30-B has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the PORT Z30-B.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba PORT Z30-B

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba PORT Z30-B has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the PORT Z30-B.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 5200, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 5200u, toshiba 64bit, toshiba z30b10, toshiba z30b10g, toshiba p220681, toshiba p220681p, toshiba portgz30b10, toshiba portgz30b10g
Barcodes 04051528180480

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EliteBook 820 G1 vs PORT Z30-B

HP EliteBook 820 G1 vs Toshiba PORT Z30-B
HP EliteBook 820 G1
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
Toshiba PORT Z30-B
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 13.3"
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A Lot Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Bigger Processor Cache
Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
200MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory
Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

HP 250 G3 vs Toshiba PORT Z30-B

HP 250 G3 vs Toshiba PORT Z30-B
HP 250 G3
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Toshiba PORT Z30-B
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 13.3"
£ 294.80
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Newer by Four Months
2.3" Bigger Screen Size
6% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
14GB Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Latitude 12 7000 vs PORT Z30-B

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs Toshiba PORT Z30-B
DELL Latitude 12 7000
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB HDD 13.3"
£ 511.00
Bigger Processor Cache
Newer by Three Months
Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
16% Faster Processor Clock Speed
Significantly Shorter Battery Life
0.8" Smaller Screen Size
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