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Toshiba Portégé Z30
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Toshiba Portégé Z30 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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

The Toshiba Portégé Z30 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba Portégé Z30 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. The worst processor family of all similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Portégé Z30 has one of the longer battery lifes (12 hours) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Toshiba portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portégé Z30.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the Toshiba Portégé Z30's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Portégé Z30 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé Z30 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé Z30, the Portégé Z30 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30 is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Portégé Z30 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP. The Toshiba Portégé Z30 has a fairly high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Portégé Z30 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Toshiba Portégé Z30 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Portégé Z30 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Portégé Z30. The processor caches of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Portégé Z30 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Portégé Z30 is one of the lightest laptops that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire V5-123[plb_1630346_price] (1.2kg), or the Toshiba Portege Z30[plb_2068440_price] (1.2kg).

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Narrow

The narrowest notebook PC of this age and type is 38mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. The Toshiba Portégé Z30 is quite narrow (only 316 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30 is 370MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Portégé Z30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Portégé Z30 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2502687_price] (14").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Portégé Z30 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portégé Z30 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Portégé Z30, the Portégé Z30 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Portégé Z30 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Portégé Z30 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Portégé Z30 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Portégé Z30 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55[plb_2566805_price] (2.13GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
2G Standard
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
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a108, toshiba z30a108, toshiba pt241e01h006, toshiba pt241e01h006e, toshiba pt241e01h006en
Barcodes 04051528111873, 04051528116687

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