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...
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product Unsubscribe
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
+9 More reasons for
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
+7 More reasons against
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
+4 Other reasons
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.
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.
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").
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
SO-DIMM, On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Size
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
1600 x 1200
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
2048 x 1536
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
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
TOSHIBA Assist,TOSHIBA BookPlaceâ¢,TOSHIBA Bulletin Board,TOSHIBA Device Access Control Utility,TOSHIBA eco Utilityâ¢,TOSHIBA Face Recognition,TOSHIBA Fingerprint Utility,TOSHIBA HDD/SSD Alert,TOSHIBA Media Controller15,TOSHIBA Password Utility,TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor,TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creat
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
HDD, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
-60 - 10000
-60 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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…