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Toshiba Satellite Z30

Toshiba Satellite Z30 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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From the incredibly thin, light and stylish design to theHigh-performance technology inside, the 33.8 cm (13.3 )Toshiba Satellite Z30-A was made to keep you moving.The long-lasting battery life... More
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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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 portable PC.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a quite long battery life (max) (12 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite Z30. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this type and age. This Toshiba portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age 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 in fact the best storage medium across all comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Z30, the Satellite Z30 has a front camera.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 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 were released more than two years ago. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Z30 is 2.9MP.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Z30 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The weight of the Satellite Z30 of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Z30.

There are a number of other 1.2kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725[plb_1491127_price].

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Z30. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Z30, the total storage capacity of the Satellite Z30 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The Satellite Z30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Satellite Z30 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Z30 range from 10" to 18".

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Satellite Z30 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Z30 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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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 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Satellite Z30 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Satellite Z30 has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Z30 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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Processor Cache
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Processor Boost Frequency
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
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ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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 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
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a104, toshiba z30, toshiba z30c, toshiba z30a, toshiba z30a1, toshiba i54200, toshiba i56200, toshiba i54210, toshiba z30a1f, toshiba i56200u, toshiba i54210u, toshiba i54200u, toshiba z30a1fd, toshiba intel6200, toshiba intel6200u, toshiba pt243e0d4053, toshiba pt243e0d4053e, toshiba pt243e0d4053en
Barcodes 04051528107470

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