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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A
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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Portg Z30-AHIGH PERFORMANCE GOES ULTRA-MOBILEWith an ultra-thin, premium design the high-performance 33.8 cm (13.3") Toshiba Portg Z30-A Ultrabook * was made to keep business moving. A... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.7GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba laptop 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 amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Portégé Z30-A has one of the longer battery life (max)s (12 hours) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2988448_price] (13h and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The Portégé Z30-A has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 260 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, 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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Light

When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the weight of the Portégé Z30-A of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. The lightest portable PC of this age and spec is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. The Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-A have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Portégé Z30-A has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Portégé Z30-A has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A.

If this Toshiba notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price].

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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 (64-Bit)
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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 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 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

Expert Reviews

(1)
2 June 2006

Das Satellite A100 bringt Multimedia-Funktionalität ohne Luxus. Das sachliche Notebook zum für die Ausstattung kleinen Preis hat weder besondere Schwachstellen noch irgendwelche herausragenden...

Heller, groer Bildschirm, gute Erweiterbarkeit
Spiegelndes Display, kein DVI

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a1f, z30a186, z30a1d8, z30a1fe, toshiba z30a1, pt243e075053en, toshiba z30a1f, toshiba z30a1fe, toshiba pt243e075053, toshiba pt243e075053e, toshiba pt243e075053en
Barcodes 04051528150773, 04051528154054, 04051528173659

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