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Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Laptops of a similar type and age to the R830 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R830 that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Toshiba R830 of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Laptops of a similar age and spec to the R830 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Fairly Fast Processor Frequency
The Toshiba R830 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that are a comparable age to the R830 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
The Toshiba R830 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of this age and spec (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the R830 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of this spec and age.
15 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s
The Toshiba R830 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
The Toshiba R830 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Toshiba R830 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the R830.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Toshiba R830 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R830 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of portable PCs of this age and spec is 15". The Toshiba R830 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The Toshiba R830 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 320 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R830 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R830.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba R830 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Toshiba R830 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R830 also do not have a touchscreen.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
At only 0.3 megapixels, the Toshiba R830 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the R830 is 2.9MP.
Only 3 Bluetooth Version
The Toshiba R830 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The worst bluetooth version of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R830 is 2.1 and the best is 4.0 EDR.
4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R830
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the R830.
Intel Core I5-2xxx Processor Family
The Toshiba R830 has an Intel Core i5-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Average Battery Life (max)
At 8.92 hours, the Toshiba R830 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R830 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the R830.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-2xxx
Intel QM67 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
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