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Toshiba Z930 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Apr 2014
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The Portg Z930 is designed to be the ultimate mobile business laptop. At just 1.12kg light and 8.3mm thin, the Z930 exudes quality and reliability, and has a host of technology and connectivity... More
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average notebook PCs from Toshiba are rated 83%, which is in the top 18% of all portable PC manufacturers that we have looked at.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Z930 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 800MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Toshiba Z930 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z930 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba Z930 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Z930 has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Z930 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z930 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable 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 laptops of this age and type.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Toshiba Z930 has more battery cells than most of the ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Z930. This portable PC is a eight battery cell count notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z930 which only have between two and seven battery cells.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

Across all the ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z930 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 12MP. With a front camera resolution of 1.3 megapixels, the Toshiba Z930 has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Z930.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Light

The Toshiba Z930 is quite light (only 1.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The weights of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z930 range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Toshiba Z930 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z930 is 360GB, and the total storage capacity range from 64GB to 1.1TB. The Toshiba Z930 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba Z930 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB. The Toshiba Z930 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z930.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba Z930 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average cache memory is 3.3MB. At only 3 megabytes, the Toshiba Z930 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z930.

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Only 6.1GB Internal Memory Size

The biggest internal memory size of the Toshiba Z930 is 6.1GB. That's 25% less internal memory size than the most frequently found internal memory size of 8.2GB.

This notebook PC's internal memory size (6.1GB) is in fact the worst internal memory size amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 16.4GB internal memory size is the best internal memory size across similar types of notebook PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z930

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Z930 over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Z930 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Toshiba Z930 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Z930.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (8.2h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z930 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z930 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Z930 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Z930.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (14").

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
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
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Networking Standard
4G
Data Network
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Topology
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
SIM Card
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo 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
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Optional Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery 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 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology
Connector Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Internal Modem
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
HD-Ready
Resolution of Internal Video Mode
Type

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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11 February 2013

Ah, yes. The Toshiba Satellite. The stalwart of the laptop world. Always popular with companies looking to buy workstation notebooks in bulk, probably because they're so cheap. So what's this... Read more…

10 December 2012

An upgrade on last year's Z830, the Satellite Z930 is an excellent portable and flexible laptop...

2 November 2012

Verdict At just 16mm thick, this 1.12kg, Ivy Bridge Core i5 Ultrabook is so thin you'll have to watch you don't cut yourself. A 128GB SSD (admittedly stuffed full of bloatware) and a glare-free...

15 October 2012

The keyboard won?t suit everyone, but the Satellite Z930 provides strong performance wrapped up in an attractive, lightweight design. And, at just £799, it?s competitively priced for an Ultrabook...

28 September 2012

As far as Ultrabooks are concerned, the Satellite Z930 is a beauty. It's only about 17mm at its thickest point and it weighs well under 1.2kg. Despite being so thin and light it still manages to...

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22 September 2012

It's very thin and light with decent performance, but you can get a similar laptop for a lot less...

17 August 2012

We were positive about Toshiba's first Ultrabook, and the Satellite Z930 is another shining example of how to maximise connectivity, design and value for money performance. If you want an...

17 August 2012

Buying Guide Best printer 2012: top inkjet and laser printers The Toshiba Satellite Z930-10X manages to offer an excellent balance between power and affordability. It's a very accomplished...

31 July 2012

After thoroughly testing the Toshiba Satellite Z930-119 , we conclude that the second-generation ultrabook is a well-designed successor to the first-generation Japanese Z830 ultrabook from late...

31 October 2012

De Toshiba Satellite Z930 Ultrabook ziet er hetzelfde uit als zijn voorganger de Z830, maar is technisch van een heel ander en vooral veel beter kaliber. Dit is een van de betere Ultrabooks die je...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z93012, z93016, z930e6, z93015, z93012g, z93015c, z93016e, z930e6s, z93015z, z93012h, z9302035, z930sp3242, z930sp3242l, toshiba z93012, toshiba z93012h, toshiba pt235e02g04, toshiba pt235e02g04h, toshiba pt235e02g04he, toshiba pt235e02g04hen
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