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Toshiba Tecra Z40
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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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12 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

The Tecra Z40 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 Tecra Z40 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra Z40. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra Z40 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z40 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z40, the Tecra Z40 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra Z40 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z40 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z40.

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Light

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Tecra Z40 is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba Tecra Z40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Tecra Z40 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung NP540U3C which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Tecra Z40 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra Z40.

There are a number of other 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Colour of Product
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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
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
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
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
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
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(25)
21 April 2016

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-C is a long-lasting business notebook, but its keyboard, touchpad and screen are subpar...

I mentioned that the Tecra Z40 is indicative of why Toshiba is often left behind by HP, Dell, and Lenovo. The $1,229 notebook is not a bad PC; it's even very good with respect to build quality and...

20 September 2014

Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 Notebook The Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 repeats many of the successes of its lower-grade counterpart, the Tecra Z40-A-147 , with lightweight magnesium construction , a solid...

17 June 2014

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-11U is mostly an effective design for the intended corporate user. It's light, considering its 14in chassis, and the battery life is exceptional, which will make it an...

Toshiba doesn't deliver enough in the way of features or performance to justify this business laptop's lofty price tag...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Cris
(Verified Purchase)

Thin and lightweight, good battery, great buy...

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