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Toshiba TECRA Z40 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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15 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to 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 laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the TECRA Z40 has a quite big internal memory compared to 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 internal memorys of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TECRA Z40 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The TECRA Z40 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the TECRA Z40.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The TECRA Z40 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TECRA Z40 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Toshiba TECRA Z40 has a front camera.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The TECRA Z40 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s (2 megapixels) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba TECRA Z40 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TECRA Z40. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the TECRA Z40 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the TECRA Z40 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the TECRA Z40 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Light

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TECRA Z40 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the TECRA Z40 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the TECRA Z40.

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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 portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba TECRA Z40 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the TECRA Z40 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Toshiba TECRA Z40 has a quite small total storage capacity 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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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the TECRA Z40 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the Toshiba TECRA Z40 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TECRA Z40.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

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

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the TECRA Z40 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba TECRA Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Battery Life (max)

The TECRA Z40 has a relatively average battery life (max) (9 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the TECRA Z40.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba TECRA Z40 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
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 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
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
Drivers Included
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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)
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
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(25)
21 April 2016

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20 September 2014

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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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