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Toshiba Tecra R950

Toshiba Tecra R950 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Tecra R950-1EJ - 3rd generation Intel Core i3-3120M Processor(2.50GHz)/Win7Pro&Win8ProDVD/4096MB/320GB/15.6"HD/DVD-RW SuperMulti(DL)/WiFi 802.11abgn/Btooth/1.0MP HD WebCam More
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Tecra R950 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Tecra R950 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Tecra R950 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.1GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T410 (2.53GHz), or the MSI CX61 (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra R950 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook 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 amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra R950.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Toshiba Tecra R950 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra R950. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra R950 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Quite Long Battery Life

The Tecra R950 has a quite long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra R950 have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X230 (10.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra R950 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Tecra R950 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Tecra R950 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra R950.

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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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Tecra R950 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra R950 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 spec and age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra R950 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Tecra R950 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Tecra R950.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Tecra R950 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra R950 is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x. With a DVD+R double layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Tecra R950 has one of the slower DVD+R double layer read speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Tecra R950 has a quite slow DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average DVD-R double layer read speed of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra R950 is 6.6x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra R950

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the Tecra R950 over three years ago.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Tecra R950 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Tecra R950 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Tecra R950 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra R950.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB), or the Asus X550CA (6GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
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
Compatible Memory Cards
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standards
2G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r9501e, r9501ek, r9501ej, pt534e-06301qenpromo
Barcodes 04051528043730, 04051528043747

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