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Toshiba Portege R930

Toshiba Portege R930 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Feb 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Portg R930-1CZ - 3rd generation Intel Core i5-3340M vPro Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0(2.70/3.40GHz Turbo)/Win7 Pro&Win8DVD/4096MB/320GB/Toshiba 13.3" HD HB LCD/DVD-RW... More
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Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Toshiba Portege R930 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Portege R930 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portege R930 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Toshiba Portege R930 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,250 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Portege R930 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Portege R930. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Portege R930 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Laptops of this age and type have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h. At 9 hours, the Portege R930 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Portege R930 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portege R930.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portege R930 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Portege R930 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.4 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portege R930 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The Portege R930 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Fast CD Rewrite Speed

Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portege R930 have CD rewrite speeds of between 1x and 10x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 6.1x. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portege R930 that we have assessed, the Portege R930's CD rewrite speed of 10 CD-speeds is one of the fastest.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Portege R930 range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the Toshiba Portege R930 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portege R930.

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Light

The Toshiba Portege R930 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and type (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The lightest laptop of a comparable type and age to the Portege R930 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portege R930 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Portege R930 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Portege R930 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toshiba Portege R930 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Portege R930 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portege R930 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Toshiba Portege R930 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portege R930.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of this spec 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.

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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 typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The hard drive capacity of the Portege R930 of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portege R930.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been around for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba Portege R930 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portege R930

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the Portege R930.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Portege R930 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

The Portege R930 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Portege R930.

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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
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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 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
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
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
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled 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)
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
Other Features
Internal Modem

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 July 2013

A good all-round business laptop, but it's far too expensive...

Durable surfaces
Lightweight, good runtimes
Keyboard with good feedback
Many ports incl
Docking station
Plastic feel
Humming hard drive
Delicate, flexible cover
Very little mouse button travel
Low contrast, small viewing angles

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r9301c, r9301cz, r9301d0, toshiba pt331e0e305, toshiba pt331e0e305d, toshiba pt331e0e305de, toshiba pt331e0e305den
Barcodes 04051528034691, 04051528043662, 04051528043679

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