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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 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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19 Reasons For

Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 3540[plb_2905720_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is in fact the best processor family across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

An AMD E processor family is the worst processor family across comparable types of laptop.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra Z40 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most portable PCs that are a comparable 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Tecra Z40.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z40 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra Z40 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z40, the maximum internal memory of the Tecra Z40 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Tecra Z40 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked the processor cache of, the Toshiba Tecra Z40's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System Supplied

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system supplied, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Tecra Z40 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z40. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z40 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra Z40 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

If this medium processor cores laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B50-45[plb_3152168_price] (320GB and higher rated).

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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 that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z40 do not have a touchscreen. The Tecra Z40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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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 portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Tecra Z40 over two years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 10.5 hours, the Tecra Z40 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] (10.7h and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
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
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
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
GPS (satellite)
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
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 TSX-NI Version
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 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)
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
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z40b10, z40b10h, z40b10u, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 5600, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 64bit, toshiba 5600u, pt45ge00f003en, toshiba z40b10, toshiba i75600, toshiba i75600u, toshiba z40b10h, toshiba p230483, toshiba p230483p, toshiba pt45ge00f003, toshiba pt45ge00f003e, toshiba pt45ge00f003en
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