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Toshiba Satellite Z30
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Toshiba Satellite Z30 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Z30 that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Satellite Z30's on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.792 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 200GB.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Satellite Z30 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Z30 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Z30.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Satellite Z30 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it 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 across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Z30.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite Z30 is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. At 10 hours, the Satellite Z30 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Z30.

Other 10h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price].

If this medium processor cores notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X230[plb_2862187_price] (10.3h and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite Z30 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Satellite Z30 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Satellite Z30 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Z30. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Satellite Z30 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Z30. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba Satellite Z30 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Satellite Z30 is very light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite Z30. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.2kg heavy laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price] is also worth considering.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite Z30. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Z30 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Z30.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Z30 is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Satellite Z30 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite Z30 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The Satellite Z30 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Z30.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Laptops of this age and type have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst laptops of this age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite Z30 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Z30 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)

At only 85 hertz, the Satellite Z30 has a quite slow external video modes refresh rate (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Z30. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have external video modes refresh rate (max)s of between 85Hz and 100Hz.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Z30 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Toshiba Satellite Z30 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Toshiba notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This Toshiba notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Satellite Z30 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Z30.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Resolution (max)
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
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
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba z30a1, toshiba z30a1f, toshiba z30a1fe, toshiba pt243e075053, toshiba pt243e075053e, toshiba pt243e075053en
Barcodes 04051528150988

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