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Toshiba R930 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Toshiba Portege R930 Video Review by DigitalMag.net
Toshiba Portege R930 - Desain | Review by PC Media Teknoshot
Toshiba Portege R930 - Interface & Konektivitas | Review by PC Media Teknoshot
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the R930 is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Toshiba R930 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R930.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,250 megahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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£50.00 Price Drop

In the last few days the price of the R930 has dropped by £50.00.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the R930 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R930.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 8470p[plb_2336447_price] (2.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba R930 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R930.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 10 hours, the Toshiba R930 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_2305898_price] (13.25h) which is also cheaper.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Portable PCs of this age and spec have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba R930 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Six Battery Cells

The Toshiba R930 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Toshiba R930 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the R930. The weights of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the R930 range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP 2570p[plb_1455240_price] (1.6kg) which is also cheaper.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Narrow

The narrowest similar spec portable PC that has been around for around the same time as the R930 is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm. At only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba R930 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the R930.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R930 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba R930 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toshiba R930 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the R930.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2505029_price], or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_1871522_price] both from HP or the Acer Aspire V5-431[plb_1480634_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R930 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2505029_price], or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_1871522_price] both from HP or the Acer Aspire V5-431[plb_1480634_price].

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba R930 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 5000[plb_2657528_price] (14"), the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2560064_price] (14"), or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2252510_price] (14").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R930 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 320GB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the 2570p[pl_1455240_price], and the EliteBook 2570p[pl_1463406_price] both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2417215_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price].

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Toshiba R930 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the R930 is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba R930 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the R930 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo YOGA 500[plb_2981274_price], or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price].

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R930

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba R930 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R930 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 2570p[plb_1463406_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Asus X550CC[plb_1563968_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_2162535_price] (6GB and cheaper) or the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
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 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(10)
8 July 2013

A good all-round business laptop, but it's far too expensive...

Durable surfaces
Lightweight, good runtimes
Keyboard with good feedback
Many ports incl
Docking station
Plastic feel
Humming hard drive
Delicate, flexible cover
Very little mouse button travel
Low contrast, small viewing angles
1 July 2013

The last few months have seen a rush of new laptops and tablets designed to show off the new features in Windows 8. However, business users tend to be fairly conservative when it comes to new... Read more…

29 January 2013

Toshiba offers a practical addition to the Portégé Z930 ultrabook with the Portégé R930 series. The target group is likely users who do not like the few ports of ultrabooks in general and the...

27 December 2012

The Toshiba Portege R930 proves to be an excellent ultraportable computer, however many of the latest ultrabooks hitting the market offer better resolution, lighter travel weight and longer...

2 October 2012

Despite having most of the features of a full-sized notebook, the Portege R930-116 weighs in at just 1.5kg, making it a good example of what has made this notebook range popular with business...

1 October 2012

The Portégé R930 provides a decent mix of capabilities in a highly portable format, even fitting in a DVD drive. With Intel vPro, a smartcard reader and a removable battery, the system ticks...

18 April 2013

Jak si? okaza?o, ?aden z testowanej trójki nie jest produktem doskona?ym.Toshiba oferuje d?ugi czas pracy na baterii, bogaty wybór z??czy oraz ?atw? rozbudow? notebooka. Ale kuleje w niej...

10 August 2012

??????????????? Toshiba Portege ?????? 2012 ???????????????? Intel ???? Ivy Bridge ????Toshiba ?????????????????? Ultrabook ????? Portege Z930????? Z830 ????????????? Intel Ivy Bridge... Read more…

28 March 2013

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25 June 2013

Sett opp mot mange andre ultrabærbare på markedet nå, blir ikke Toshiba R930 en spesielt spennende pc. Men det er likevel en pc med flere gode kvaliteter. Batteritiden trekker opp, mens det vi...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba pt331e0e305, toshiba pt331e0e305d, toshiba pt331e0e305de, toshiba pt331e0e305den
Barcodes 00022265394441, 04051528043679

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