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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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One of Toshiba's thinnest, lightest business laptops yet, the premium 35.6 cm (14") Tecra Z40-B matches ultra-portability with a long-lasting battery and larger screen that lets you do more on the... More
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Tecra Z40 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. The Tecra Z40 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (15 hours) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra Z40 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra Z40 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra Z40 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z40, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z40 range from 0.3MP to 2MP. At 2 megapixels, the Tecra Z40 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra Z40.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Tecra Z40 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System Supplied

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system supplied, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Light

The weights of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 is one of the lighter similar spec laptops that were released one year ago amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, 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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8 Reasons Against

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

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z40 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. At only 850 megahertz, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra Z40 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Toshiba laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Tecra Z40 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly average total storage capacity 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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 Interface
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
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
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
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 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(25)
21 April 2016

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z40b10, z40b104, z40b10n, Z40-B-104, toshiba 64, toshiba z40, toshiba 64b, toshiba 5005, toshiba z40a, toshiba 64bi, toshiba z40b, toshiba 64bit, toshiba 5005u, pt45fe003004en, toshiba i35005, toshiba z40b10, toshiba z40b10n, toshiba i35005u, toshiba p226875, toshiba z40b104, toshiba p226875p, toshiba intel4030, toshiba intel4030u, toshiba pt45fe00g00, toshiba pt45fe003004, toshiba pt45fe00g00d, toshiba pt45fe00g00di, toshiba pt45fe003004e, toshiba pt45fe00g00dit, toshiba pt45fe003004en
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