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Toshiba R930
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Toshiba R930 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Dec 2012
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The Portg R930 is one of our most advanced ultra thin and light laptops and it is packed with technologies to help you run, support and secure your business. The strong brushed magnesium alloy... More
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Toshiba Portege R930 Video Review by DigitalMag.net
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Toshiba Portege R930 - Desain | Review by PC Media Teknoshot
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Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Toshiba R930 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the R930 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The Toshiba R930 has a fairly new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the R930 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Toshiba R930 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the R930. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R930 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Toshiba R930's processor clock speed of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the R930 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650 (3GHz).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba R930 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this age and spec the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Toshiba R930 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the R930.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba R930 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R930. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Toshiba R930 has a fairly long battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The shortest battery life of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If this Toshiba portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 440 (9.25h).

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba R930 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the R930. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R930 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Toshiba R930 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R930. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The Toshiba R930 has a quite high front camera resolution (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this spec and age is 28MP.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Toshiba R930 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R930 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Narrow

The widths of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the R930 range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba R930 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the R930.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toshiba R930 does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R930 do have a front camera.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the R930 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Toshiba R930 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the R930 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba R930 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba R930 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average screen size of notebook PCs of this age and type is 15".

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba TECRA Z40 (14").

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba R930 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the R930 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba R930

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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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
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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LightScribe
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Built-In Speaker(s)
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Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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Bluetooth
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ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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S-Video Port
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Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
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Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
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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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
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
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Fingerprint Reader
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64-Bit Computing
Internal Modem
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Infrared Data Port
HD-Ready
Internal Video Mode, Resolution
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Expert Reviews

(10)
8 July 2013

A good all-round business laptop, but it's far too expensive...

Durable surfaces
Lightweight, good runtimes
Keyboard with good feedback
Many ports incl
Docking station
Plastic feel
Humming hard drive
Delicate, flexible cover
Very little mouse button travel
Low contrast, small viewing angles
1 July 2013

The last few months have seen a rush of new laptops and tablets designed to show off the new features in Windows 8. However, business users tend to be fairly conservative when it comes to new... Read more…

29 January 2013

Toshiba offers a practical addition to the Portégé Z930 ultrabook with the Portégé R930 series. The target group is likely users who do not like the few ports of ultrabooks in general and the...

27 December 2012

The Toshiba Portege R930 proves to be an excellent ultraportable computer, however many of the latest ultrabooks hitting the market offer better resolution, lighter travel weight and longer...

2 October 2012

Despite having most of the features of a full-sized notebook, the Portege R930-116 weighs in at just 1.5kg, making it a good example of what has made this notebook range popular with business...

1 October 2012

The Portégé R930 provides a decent mix of capabilities in a highly portable format, even fitting in a DVD drive. With Intel vPro, a smartcard reader and a removable battery, the system ticks...

18 April 2013

Jak si? okaza?o, ?aden z testowanej trójki nie jest produktem doskona?ym.Toshiba oferuje d?ugi czas pracy na baterii, bogaty wybór z??czy oraz ?atw? rozbudow? notebooka. Ale kuleje w niej...

10 August 2012

??????????????? Toshiba Portege ?????? 2012 ???????????????? Intel ???? Ivy Bridge ????Toshiba ?????????????????? Ultrabook ????? Portege Z930????? Z830 ????????????? Intel Ivy Bridge... Read more…

28 March 2013

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25 June 2013

Sett opp mot mange andre ultrabærbare på markedet nå, blir ikke Toshiba R930 en spesielt spennende pc. Men det er likevel en pc med flere gode kvaliteter. Batteritiden trekker opp, mens det vi...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r93014, r93014x, pt331e01g006en
Barcodes 04026203988538, 04051528017007

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