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Toshiba R830 2 Core Intel Core I5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,300 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Laptops that came out around the same time as the R830 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba R830 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the R830. The average processor clock speed of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the R830 is 2.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (2.53GHz), or the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_1458173_price] (2.6GHz).

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba R830 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this type and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2,500 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The processor clock speeds of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the R830 range from 800MHz to 3,100MHz.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Toshiba R830 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R830 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that are a comparable age to the R830 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Narrow

At only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba R830 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the R830. The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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17 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba R830 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops of this spec and age is 25GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba R830 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the R830 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba R830 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toshiba R830 does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the R830 do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R830 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the R830 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the R830 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Toshiba R830 has a fairly small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R830.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the R830 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R830 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the R830 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R830 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R830. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R830 the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Megapixel Count

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R830 have megapixels counts of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average megapixel count is 0.95MP. The Toshiba R830 has one of the smaller megapixels counts (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the R830 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba R830 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba R830 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Toshiba R830 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the R830. The lowest front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba R830 supports a 3 Bluetooth version which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 4 Bluetooth version. The best bluetooth version of all laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R830 is 4.0 EDR and the worst is 2.1.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R830

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Intel Core I5-2xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba R830 has an Intel Core i5-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.92 hours, the Toshiba R830 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the R830.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba R830 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R830.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Topology
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Resolution of Internal Video Mode
Wireless Technology
Type

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Expert Reviews

(51)
1 June 2012

The Toshiba Portege R830-1DZ will make many people happy and businessmen in particular...

30 January 2012

The Toshiba Portege R830 is small and portable, with a good quality keyboard and a nice, matte screen. Toshiba could have done more with the design, but there are models to keep those who do, and...

24 January 2012

The Portégé R830 is priced at Rs.85,589 (MRP) and Rs. 80,990 (MOP). It?s got the specs, but the price is quite exorbitant. The only noticeable cons in the performance were lack of a backlit...

20 January 2012

Toshiba's Portégé R series has been popular among those wanting thin and light notebooks for a while, although as we noted when we looked at a predecessor, the Portégé R700 you need to pay out... Read more…

6 January 2012

Graphics aside, the raw performance of the Toshiba Portégé R830-1DZ is head and shoulders above the opposition in this group test. The blend of high-quality components and variety of...

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 9 June 2014 by Sallyann stuart

Just Brilliant. Very quite and very quick. No problems at all. The webcam is awesome no lagging. The weight is 1.5kg very light for a laptop. Battery last for hours well done Toshiba you have out... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by Chris M.
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking for a laptop for quite a while now. I needed a new one for my business as what I have is getting old and its too slow now. I knew what I wanted, but this made it hard to find a... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2012 by Iolanda C.

Slow, hot and the fan is constantly working. So it is also loud. Desktop freeze, so no access to icons directly. This is the worse laptop I ever bought in my life before. Shame on Toshiba! I will... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2014 by L. J. Purcell

I bought this laptop two years ago. I'm a writer and I touch type, so I was alarmed that after only six months the keyboard's most used letters (E, A, I) were beginning to fade. After a year the... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2012 by Kerry

I'm loving the lightness of this machine, it's the same size as my last one but about 1/2lb lighter. It functions well and fast, my only comment would be that the keyboard is nowhere near as nice... Read more…

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