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Toshiba Satellite L70-B
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Toshiba Satellite L70-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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With a large 43.9 cm (17.3 ) screen, high-value multimedia features and incredible sound, the Satellite L70-B series brings big screen entertainment to your home or office. Immerse yourself in... More
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Good Brand

Based on 3,971 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The Satellite L70-B has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory (2.048 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite L70-B. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B have maximum graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 5.9GB.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L70-B. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of laptops of this age and type range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B is 15". The Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a very big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L70-B.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L70-B has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L70-B has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite L70-B also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD+R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B is 1x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite L70-B has a quite fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD-R Double Layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite L70-B has one of the fastest DVD-R Double Layer read speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average DVD-R Double Layer read speed of notebook PCs of this age and type is 6.6x.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Fast CD-RW Write Speed

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years that we have checked the CD-RW write speed of, the Satellite L70-B's CD-RW write speed of 16 CD-speeds is one of the fastest. The CD-RW write speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B range from 1x to 24x.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L70-B. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L70-B range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite L70-B have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the Satellite L70-B which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 950 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L70-B have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Laptops of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite L70-B has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite L70-B does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite L70-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Toshiba Satellite L70-B is fairly heavy (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Satellite L70-B has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L70-B range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L70-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite L70-B.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite L70-B has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.15 hours, the Satellite L70-B has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec 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 Model
Conflict Free 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)
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
Hard Drive Speed
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
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 October 2014

W segmencie ?redniej klasy laptopów multimedialnych z 17-calowym ekranem wyst?puje du?a konkurencja. Modelowi Satellite L70-B trudno b?dzie si? przebi? ze wzgl?du na liczne niezbyt sensowne...

Stylish design
Decent sound system
Compelling multimedia and gaming performance
Pleasant casing temperatures
Long idle runtime
Piano lacquer surfaces very dust sensitive
Glare screen with middling brightness
No Full HD resolution
Very high load hardware temperatures
Slightly high load noise development

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l70b10, l70b10w, toshiba i34, toshiba i34x, toshiba i34xx, toshiba i34xxx, toshiba l70b10, toshiba i34005, toshiba l70b10w, toshiba i34005u, toshiba pskrqe00400, toshiba pskrqe00400t, toshiba pskrqe00400tc, toshiba pskrqe00400tce
Barcodes 04051528132847, 04051528148343

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