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Toshiba Portégé R930

Toshiba Portégé R930 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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MOBILE PERFORMANCE The 33.8cm (13.3 ) Toshiba Portg R930 is great company for business travellers who need a durable, light, high-performing laptop. And it's even greater for companies looking... More
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba portable PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Toshiba Portégé R930 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé R930. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé R930 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The Portégé R930 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé R930. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Portégé R930 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé R930 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Portégé R930 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R930.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé R930 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Portégé R930.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé R930 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h. The Toshiba Portégé R930 has one of the longer battery lifes (9 hours) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé R930, the Portégé R930 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portégé R930 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Toshiba Portégé R930 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Portégé R930 is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Portégé R930 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Portégé R930.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2,600 megahertz, the Portégé R930 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R930. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé R930 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé R930 range from 380MB to 5.9GB. At 4,000 megabytes, the Portégé R930 has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R930.

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Very Big Drive Device Buffer Size

With a drive device buffer size of 16,384 megabytes, the Portégé R930 has one of the biggest drive device buffer sizes amongst portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Portégé R930 have drive device buffer sizes of between 8.1GB and 17GB.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portégé R930 is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP. The Toshiba Portégé R930 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been available for a comparable time to the Portégé R930 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The Portégé R930 is quite light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Portégé R930.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Narrow

At only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba Portégé R930 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portégé R930. The narrowest comparable spec notebook PC that has been available for a similar time to the Portégé R930 is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Portégé R930 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé R930 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé R930 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé R930 range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Portégé R930 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Portégé R930 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé R930.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this Toshiba portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the battery capacity of the Toshiba Portégé R930 of only 10.8 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé R930 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé R930. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Portégé R930 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé R930

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Portégé R930 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

The Portégé R930 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé R930.

If this Toshiba laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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 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
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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® 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04051528017021, 04051528018363

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