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Toshiba Z30t

Toshiba Z30t 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Very latest Intel 4th Generation i5 processors deliver a blazing-fast maximised performance, a stunning 200% improvement in graphics, built-in security, and all-day computing with amazing battery... More
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,511 expert and owner reviews for Toshiba portable PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Four SATA Connectors

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z30t only have between two and three SATA connectors, however the Toshiba Z30t has four SATA connectors.

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

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z30t have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Toshiba Z30t which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z30t is 950MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30t.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30t supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this age and spec the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Toshiba Z30t has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba Z30t has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. The worst processor family of all laptops that are a similar age to the Z30t is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Toshiba Z30t has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Z30t has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z30t do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba Z30t which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 52 watt-hours, the Toshiba Z30t has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The battery capacities of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Z30t range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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Very Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Toshiba Z30t is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that is a comparable age to the Z30t is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Narrow

The narrowest medium processor core notebook PC that has been around for more than a year is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba Z30t is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Z30t range from 100MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z30t that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Toshiba Z30t of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z30t range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Z30t does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z30t which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the Toshiba Z30t's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30t the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the T450s (£1,139.65) (180GB), or the X1 Carbon (£1,344.00) (180GB) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30t is 11" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

There are a number of other 13.3" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook E734.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 (£481.90) (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V3-331 (£420.00) (1.7GHz).

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller operating shocks (only 10 gravity) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average operating shock of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z30t is 77G.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30t have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP. At only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba Z30t has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z30t range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the Toshiba Z30t which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z30t is 0.67G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z30t

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 8h battery life laptops currently available which you might want to consider including the HP Stream 11, or the DELL Latitude 13 3340 (£358.80) which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo T440 (8.6h) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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 Smart Connect Technology
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
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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 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 Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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