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Toshiba Portege Z30

Toshiba Portege Z30 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,971 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its portable PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically 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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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

The Portege Z30 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portege Z30. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portege Z30 is 1,100MHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba Portege Z30 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portege Z30 the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portege Z30 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Portege Z30.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2h to 5,200h. With a battery life (max) of 12 hours, the Portege Z30 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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SSD Storage Media

The Portege Z30 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Portege Z30.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Portege Z30 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portege Z30 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Portege Z30 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Portege Z30.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Toshiba Portege Z30 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portege Z30 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Toshiba Portege Z30 has one of the highest front camera resolution (numeric)s (2 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portege Z30 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba Portege Z30 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portege Z30 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Toshiba Portege Z30 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Portege Z30 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Portege Z30 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portege Z30.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba Portege Z30 has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Portege Z30. The average non-operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portege Z30 is 2.1G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Toshiba Portege Z30 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Portege Z30 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

At only 60 gravity, the Portege Z30 has a quite small non-operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portege Z30. The smallest non-operating shock of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 60G and the biggest is 240G.

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Quite Narrow Power Adapter Width

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portege Z30 the power adapter widths range from 46mm to 490mm, and the average power adapter width is 120mm. The Portege Z30 has one of the narrower power adapter widths (only 94 millimeters) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the Portege Z30 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Portege Z30 is very light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Portege Z30.

We compared all the other 1.2kg heavy laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725 is also worth considering.

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Very Light Power Adapter Weight

With a power adapter weight of only 180 grams, the Portege Z30 has a quite light power adapter weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Portege Z30. The power adapter weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 180g to 3.8kg, and the average power adapter weight is 530g.

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Very Shallow Power Adapter Depth

The power adapter depths of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Portege Z30 range from 27mm to 300mm. With a power adapter depth of only 27.2 millimeters, the Portege Z30 has one of the shallower power adapter depths amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Portege Z30 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Portege Z30 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Portege Z30 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Portege Z30, the Portege Z30 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 Z30 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Portege Z30. Portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portege Z30 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Portege Z30 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Portege Z30 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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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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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Portege Z30 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portege Z30, the Portege Z30 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Portege Z30 has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Tall Power Adapter Height

The Portege Z30 has a fairly tall power adapter height (43 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Portege Z30 the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm.

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Quite Small Operating Vibration

The Portege Z30 has one of the smallest operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portege Z30

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Portege Z30 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Portege Z30.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
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
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
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
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Number of Hot Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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® 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® 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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
AC Adapter Included
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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pt241c002002, toshiba i74600, apple intel4600, toshiba i74600u, apple intel4600u, apple z30a108networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple z30a108networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple z30a108networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple z30a108networkcard101001000gigabitfaste
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