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Toshiba R940 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R940 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Toshiba R940 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R940 range from 2 to 3. The Toshiba R940 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz, the Toshiba R940 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the R940. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R940 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba R940 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R940. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 3 gigahertz, the Toshiba R940 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the R940.

Alternative 3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the DELL Latitude E6540[plb_2662040_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba R940 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R940.

The worst processor family amongst similar types of portable PC is AMD C.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the R940, the Toshiba R940 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R940 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the R940, the Toshiba R940's processor boost frequency of 3.7 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the R940, the front camera resolution (numeric) of the Toshiba R940 of 2 megapixels is one of the highest. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R940 is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R940 is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. At 66 watt-hours, the Toshiba R940 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R940.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Toshiba R940 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the R940. The average processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R940 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the R940 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Toshiba R940 has one of the smallest hard drive capacitys (only 320 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba R940 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R940 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R940

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.5 hours, the Toshiba R940 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R940.

We compared all the other 8.5h battery life notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m[plb_1482433_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (8.53h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R940 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the R940.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Toshiba R940 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the R940.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Toshiba R940 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the R940.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 320 gigabytes, the Toshiba R940 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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Toshiba offers a handy and small business notebook with the Tecra R940-1FL. The 2 kg 14-inch device does not set any new design standards but if you have a closer look you can see nice details and...

28 March 2013

We've seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn't the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop...

27 March 2013

We?ve seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn?t the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop...

28 November 2012

The Toshiba Tecra R940-1CW is packed with business features, and if you just can't do without them, it's a reasonable choice. But ask yourself if you really need fingerprint security, Intel vPro...

16 October 2012

The R940-1CW isn't the hugely equipped Toshiba Tecra of old, but it isn't as hugely expensive either. It is a little more pricey than the average 14in notebook, but has a reassuringly solid build,...

8 July 2013

Ocena Toshiby Tecra R940 nie jest jednoznaczna. Obudowa jest relatywnie lekka i por?czna, ale zastosowane materia?y s? gorsze ni? w konkurencyjnych modelach np. HP czy Lenovo. S?abo wypadaj?...

23 November 2012

Tecra R940 to laptop nowy o tyle, ?e otrzyma? chipset nowej generacji i nowy procesor, a tak?e ma o jeden port USB 3.0 wi?cej. Pod wieloma wzgl?dami jest identyczny z poprzednikiem.Komputer ten...

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1 July 2013

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28 July 2013

Das Toshiba Tecra R940-1FL, das mit einer unverbindlichen Preisempfehlung von 1.499 Euro versehen ist, weist Abmessungen von 23,9 cm mal 34,1 cm mal 19,9 mm auf. Das Notebook arbeitet mit der... Read more…

Simple business design
Matte display
Good connectivity
Touchpad can be deactivated
Integrated AccuPoint
Hard drive instead of SSD
Bad viewing angle stability
Bad speakers
Average display brightness, bad contrast
Insufficient performance for 3D games
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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r9401m, r94004, r9401mj, r94004k, r940s9441, apple r9401, pt43gc04k02t, apple r9401m, pt439c03902s, apple r9401mj, apple intel3540, apple intel3540m
Barcodes 00022265394472, 00623506035996, 00623506036214, 04051528069914

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