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Toshiba Portégé Z30-B
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Toshiba Portégé Z30-B 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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The Portg Z30-B was made to move. Starting at an ultra-light 1.2 kg and highly robust, it's the perfect companion to take on your business travels. Even without an extended battery, you get a... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Toshiba have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (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 laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portégé Z30-B. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-B have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-B has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Portégé Z30-B have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 17-f226nz[plb_2369287_price].

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the X555UB[pl_2993334_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated), or the UX303UB[pl_2993330_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated) both from Asus.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that came out more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Portégé Z30-B has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. This Toshiba laptop has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-B.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 8.6h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. At 11.75 hours, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-B.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] (12h and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé Z30-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-B also have a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Portégé Z30-B is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Portégé Z30-B.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Portégé Z30-B has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Portégé Z30-B has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has one of the highest front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Portégé Z30-B is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has one of the biggest processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System Supplied

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system supplied, which is the most frequently found optional operating system supplied on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Light

When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-B that we have assessed, the weight of the Portégé Z30-B of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-B range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portégé Z30-B range from 10" to 18".

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-B has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-B the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Portégé Z30-B does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Portégé Z30-B has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Portégé Z30-B.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Configurable TDP-Down
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
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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete 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
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
SIM Card Support
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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® Built-In Visuals 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
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 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
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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Number of Battery Cells (tablet)
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

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