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Toshiba R940 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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15 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Toshiba is one of the superior brands.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Toshiba R940 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Toshiba R940 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The oldest PCI Express slot version of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Toshiba R940 of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the R940. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R940 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba R940 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R940 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the R940 that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Toshiba R940 of 3 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the R940 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba R940 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all laptops of this spec and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba R940 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the R940 is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Toshiba R940 has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies (3.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Toshiba R940 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the R940. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the R940 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Six Battery Cells

The Toshiba R940 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the R940 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Toshiba R940 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R940 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R940 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R940 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this age and type is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude E6430 (500GB).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (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 typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The Toshiba R940 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the R940, the Toshiba R940 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R940

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Toshiba released the R940.

Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Toshiba R940 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the R940.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R940 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the R940.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba R940 has a relatively average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T410 (£263.99) (14.1").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Toshiba R940 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R940.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP 455 (2kg).

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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
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 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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G 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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 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 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

Expert Reviews

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Toshiba offers a handy and small business notebook with the Tecra R940-1FL. The 2 kg 14-inch device does not set any new design standards but if you have a closer look you can see nice details and...

28 March 2013

We've seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn't the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop...

27 March 2013

We?ve seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn?t the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop...

28 November 2012

The Toshiba Tecra R940-1CW is packed with business features, and if you just can't do without them, it's a reasonable choice. But ask yourself if you really need fingerprint security, Intel vPro...

16 October 2012

The R940-1CW isn't the hugely equipped Toshiba Tecra of old, but it isn't as hugely expensive either. It is a little more pricey than the average 14in notebook, but has a reassuringly solid build,...

8 July 2013

Ocena Toshiby Tecra R940 nie jest jednoznaczna. Obudowa jest relatywnie lekka i por?czna, ale zastosowane materia?y s? gorsze ni? w konkurencyjnych modelach np. HP czy Lenovo. S?abo wypadaj?...

23 November 2012

Tecra R940 to laptop nowy o tyle, ?e otrzyma? chipset nowej generacji i nowy procesor, a tak?e ma o jeden port USB 3.0 wi?cej. Pod wieloma wzgl?dami jest identyczny z poprzednikiem.Komputer ten...

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1 July 2013

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28 July 2013

Das Toshiba Tecra R940-1FL, das mit einer unverbindlichen Preisempfehlung von 1.499 Euro versehen ist, weist Abmessungen von 23,9 cm mal 34,1 cm mal 19,9 mm auf. Das Notebook arbeitet mit der... Read more…

Simple business design
Matte display
Good connectivity
Touchpad can be deactivated
Integrated AccuPoint
Hard drive instead of SSD
Bad viewing angle stability
Bad speakers
Average display brightness, bad contrast
Insufficient performance for 3D games
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r9401m, r94004, r9401mj, r94004k, r940s9441, apple r9401, pt43gc04k02t, apple r9401m, pt439c03902s, apple r9401mj, apple intel3540, apple intel3540m
Barcodes 00022265394472, 00623506035996, 00623506036214, 04051528069914

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