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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portégé Z30-A is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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

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

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the longer battery life (max)s (15.08 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A is 8.6h.

If this Toshiba notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been available for more than a year. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. The Portégé Z30-A has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Portégé Z30-A.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago, the Portégé Z30-A has a front camera.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-A is 1MP. The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops 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 similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-A have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 52 watt-hours, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this age and type is 45Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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Very Light

The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that came out more than a year ago is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is one of the lighter laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The Portégé Z30-A has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 900 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé Z30-A does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A is 15". 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.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Portégé Z30-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all laptops of this age and type the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Portégé Z30-A over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Portégé Z30-A has a relatively typical processor frequency (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Full HD
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 (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
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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 TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
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)
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)
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
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30b1310
Barcodes 00022265949733, 00222659497332

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