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Toshiba Portégé R30-A
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Toshiba Portégé R30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Tired of trade-offs with lightweight laptops At just 1.5 kg, the Toshiba Portg R30 tips the scale like an ultra-portable, but packs a punch like a heavyweight. Toshiba put in many things left out... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba Portégé R30-A is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Portégé R30-A has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé R30-A. The PCI Express slots versions of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R30-A range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Portégé R30-A's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Portégé R30-A have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba Portégé R30-A which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Portégé R30-A has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Portégé R30-A which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Portégé R30-A has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Portégé R30-A.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x, and the average DVD+R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. The Portégé R30-A has one of the faster DVD+R Double Layer read speeds (8 CD-speeds) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

At 8 CD-speeds, the Portégé R30-A has a quite fast DVD-R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average DVD-R Double Layer read speed of laptops of this age and type is 6.6x, and the DVD-R Double Layer read speeds range from 1x to 8x.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Write Speed

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A the CD-RW write speeds range from 1x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x. At 16 CD-speeds, the Portégé R30-A has a fairly fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé R30-A.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Portégé R30-A has one of the highest front camera resolution (numeric)s (2 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portégé R30-A is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Portégé R30-A has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé R30-A.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Portégé R30-A has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R30-A. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 66 watt-hours, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba Portégé R30-A which has six number of battery cellss.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Portégé R30-A is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé R30-A the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a quite small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Portégé R30-A. The smallest non-operating shock of laptops that came out around the same time as the Portégé R30-A is 60G, the biggest is 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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Very Shallow Power Adapter Depth

The shallowest power adapter depth of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé R30-A is 27mm, the deepest is 300mm, and the average power adapter depth is 71mm. At only 29.5 millimeters, the Portégé R30-A has a quite shallow power adapter depth compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé R30-A. Laptops of this age and spec have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portégé R30-A. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R30-A do not have a touchscreen. The Portégé R30-A is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 10G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 67G. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R30-A, the operating shock of the Portégé R30-A of only 10 gravity is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Portégé R30-A has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Wide Power Adapter Width

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the power adapter widths range from 46mm to 490mm. With a power adapter width of 108 millimeters, the Portégé R30-A has one of the wider power adapter widths amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A. The average hard drive speed of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Portégé R30-A is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Tall Power Adapter Height

At 46 millimeters, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a fairly tall power adapter height compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Portégé R30-A. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé R30-A have power adapter heights of between 22mm and 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 32mm.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Portégé R30-A has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Portégé R30-A is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé R30-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.5 hours, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé R30-A.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé R30-A has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r30a1c, r30a19, r30a13, r30a17, r30a15, r30a00, r30a129, r30a19l, r30a13w, r30a17k, r30a15d, r30a1cn, r30a00w, r30a19m, r30a1cm, r30a17r, pt343e0sm05qen, pt343e0sl05qen, toshiba i54300, toshiba i54300m, toshiba pt341e03u00, toshiba pt341e03u00s, toshiba pt341e03u00se, toshiba pt341e03u00sen
Barcodes 04051528120158, 04051528121247, 04051528121254, 04051528131048, 04051528142891, 04051528142945, 04051528142983, 04051528151138, 04051528152012, 04051528152029, 04051528180138

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