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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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HIGH 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 long-lasting battery and... More
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30-A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 amongst all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A.

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

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Portégé Z30-A has a fairly long battery life (max) (12 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A. Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2988448_price] (13h) which is also 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 portable PCs of this age and spec. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé Z30-A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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Light

With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Portégé Z30-A is very light compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Portégé Z30-A. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-A.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Portégé Z30-A has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a pretty average internal memory 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 Z30-A.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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 (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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
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
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
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
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
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® 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 HD Graphics
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)
UART
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)
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
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
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a1d, z30a1c, z30a1du, z30a1cr, z30a1d4, z30a1ct, z30a1dun, Z30-A-1D4, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 4310, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 64bit, toshiba 4310u, toshiba z30a1, pt241e06n06uen, toshiba z30a1f, toshiba z30a1d, pt241e06p06uen, toshiba z30a1fc, toshiba z30a1fd, toshiba z30a1d4, toshiba p202479, toshiba p202479p, toshiba pt241e06p06, toshiba pt243e0d3053, toshiba pt241e06p06u, toshiba pt243e0d4053, toshiba portgz30a1d4
Barcodes 04051528142235, 04051528142242, 04051528150612

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Six Number of Battery Cellss
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