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Toshiba L870

Toshiba L870 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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The Satellite Pro L870 is for businesses that think big. You get the latest processors, dedicated graphics and connectivity to perform at your best all day. The extra wide 17.3" (43.9 cm) HD+ LED... More
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,971 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Toshiba L870 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L870. The average PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba L870 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 4.847 gigabytes, the Toshiba L870 has one of the biggest maximum graphics adapter memorys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L870 the maximum graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 5.9GB.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of portable PCs of this spec and age is 15". The Toshiba L870 has a very big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba L870 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the L870. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L870 is 2.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_2010074_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L870 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L870.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Toshiba L870 has a fairly fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest DVD+R Double Layer read speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L870 is 1x and the fastest is 8x.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L870 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 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba L870 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L870.

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Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed

With a CD rewrite speed of 10 CD-speeds, the Toshiba L870 has a fairly fast CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The CD rewrite speeds of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the L870 range from 1x to 10x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 6.1x.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L870 the maximum graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 4,847 megabytes, the Toshiba L870 has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L870.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Toshiba L870 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the L870 is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Very Fast DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R dual layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L870 is 4x and the fastest is 8x. The DVD-R dual layer read speed of the Toshiba L870 of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L870.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Toshiba L870 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toshiba L870 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Toshiba L870 has a quite short battery life (max) (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L870. The battery life (max)s of laptops of this age and spec range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L870 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba L870 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the Toshiba L870 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L870. The lightest laptop of a similar age and type to the L870 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L870

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba L870 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This Toshiba portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba L870 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the L870.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba L870 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the L870.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
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
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Topology
3G
Bluetooth
SIM Card Support
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
External Power Adapter
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Power Supply Type
Connector Type
Internal Modem
HD-Ready
Internal Video Mode, Resolution
Wireless Technology
Type

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l87017, l87018, l87018l, l87017l, satellite pro pskfpe00f00, satellite pro pskfpe00f00m, satellite pro pskfpe00f00me, satellite pro pskfpe00f00men
Barcodes 00051528030785, 04051528030730, 04051528030778, 04051528030785, 04051528030792

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