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Toshiba Satellite L70-B
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Toshiba Satellite L70-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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With a large 43.9 cm (17.3 ) screen, high-value multimedia features and incredible sound, the Satellite L70-B series brings big screen entertainment to your home or office. Immerse yourself in... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L70-B have maximum graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.38GB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. At 2.048 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L70-B.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Satellite L70-B has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L70-B is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite L70-B is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 17.3" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 (£437.58).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite L70-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most portable PCs of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L70-B.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L70-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L70-B. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L70-B has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L70-B.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. With a DVD-R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a very fast DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite L70-B.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Satellite L70-B has one of the faster DVD+R double layer read speeds (8 CD-speeds) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The DVD+R double layer read speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The CD-RW write speeds of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 4x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.1x. At 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite L70-B has a quite fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite L70-B.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the biggest maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L70-B is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L70-B is 2GB, and the maximum graphics adapter memory range from 380MB to 5.9GB. The Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the bigger maximum graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L70-B. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L70-B range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Toshiba Satellite L70-B which has two SATA III connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the Satellite L70-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B is a two SATA connector notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L70-B have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B 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 only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L70-B have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released 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.

If the storage medium of this Toshiba laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite L70-B has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo G50-70 (1.8GHz), or the Asus PU551LA (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L70-B is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The weights of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite L70-B range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B is one of the heavier laptops of this age and type amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Satellite L70-B has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L70-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite L70-B has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most laptops of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.1 hours, the Satellite L70-B has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite L70-B.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete 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
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 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
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
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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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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30 October 2014

W segmencie ?redniej klasy laptopów multimedialnych z 17-calowym ekranem wyst?puje du?a konkurencja. Modelowi Satellite L70-B trudno b?dzie si? przebi? ze wzgl?du na liczne niezbyt sensowne...

Stylish design
Decent sound system
Compelling multimedia and gaming performance
Pleasant casing temperatures
Long idle runtime
Piano lacquer surfaces very dust sensitive
Glare screen with middling brightness
No Full HD resolution
Very high load hardware temperatures
Slightly high load noise development

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l70b10, l70b10w, toshiba i34, toshiba i34x, toshiba i34xx, toshiba i34xxx, toshiba l70b10, toshiba i34005, toshiba l70b10w, toshiba i34005u, toshiba pskrqe00400, toshiba pskrqe00400t, toshiba pskrqe00400tc, toshiba pskrqe00400tce
Barcodes 04051528132847, 04051528148343

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